Inglewood Primary School

NEWSLETTER No 15- 31 May 2018

Our Mission:

Learning to think, to do, to be

Ako ki te whakaaro, ako ki te mahi, ako kia ora ai te mauri

Our Vision: To provide a teaching and learning environment where of those involved: demonstrate respect, expect the best, achieve through opportunity, communicate actively & feel good and safe


“Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there - Will Rogers"

Kia ora whanau Kei nga maunga, kei nga awa, o nga hau e whā, tenā koutou, tenā koutou, tenā tātou katoa

Our Condolences

As BoT, Staff and community we extend our sincerest sympathy and love to the Gibson family with the recent passing of Allan after his courageous battle with cancer. Allan was dearly loved husband and best friend of Janny. Loved and loving dad of his three girls Karla, Brooke and Gemma. Father in law of Ngatai and Simon. Much loved Poppa of his precious grandchildren; Malia, Arana, Meiana Walker, Evie and Thomas Bird. Our thoughts are with you all at this time.

Learning Partnership Conferences

Learning Partnership Conferences for our Year 3-8 Mid Year Reporting will take place on the following dates.

Wednesday 27 June 3:15 to 5:15pm

Thursday 8:30am - 7:45pm - No School for Year 3 - 8 students

Each Y3—8 learning conference is 15 minutes long. Please ensure you arrive on time to each interview. Please book your interviews on line or contact the school office if you don’t have the internet at home. Please contact the office if you have a Y4—8 student you wish to be supervised until 3pm due to bus commitments.

How to book:

1. Go to, enter the code FWATTA2J and click Go.

2. Enter your name, email address, phone number, and the names of the students you wish to make bookings for.

3. Select the teachers you’d like to book by ticking the checkbox beside their name, and then click the Book interviews button of the page.

4. Using the timetable, click the Book button beside the time slot you’d like to book for the teacher. You’ll be asked to confirm your booking.

5. Continue until you’ve booked all teachers.

Once you’re finished, you can view your timetable by clicking My Interviews at the top of the page. You can also print a PDF timetable to take to your interviews.

Before your interviews, you’ll receive an email reminder containing your timetable. If you need to cancel any interviews, you can do so by following the link in the email you received when you first signed up.

Please note on this day Year 8 students who are attending Inglewood High School are required to attend an Open Day from 1 - 3pm.

Also, our teachers are expected to attend a Paid Union Meeting and will be out of the school from 2 - 4pm.

Junior School Year 1 - 2 students will have school as normal from 9-3pm


Aotearoa welcomes the Lorax is our planned performance. We are looking for parents who love drama, music and visual arts to assist with our team of staff and students. If you are keen to be on the production team, please contact me via email

Thank You Whanau You Are Amazing

This week on Facebook we asked for any help with hot water bottles, firewood, blankets, thermal clothing, socks and gumboots for some of our families in need. Thank you so much for the donations we have already received.

Students of the Week

Bell Building Y7&8

Roche Broadmore

Demonstrating kindness towards others and lending a hand to whoever needs it, without question.

Reach Goal

Weeks 4-5 Remember inside voices and walking feet.

Happy Birthday

to Meiana Walker, Siddhika Rana, Isobel Rose, Luke Phillips, Luke Doherty, Curtis Doherty, Holly Karauna, Preston Valentine and Floyd Armstrong who are celebrating their birthday's this week.

Our school roll is currently 311.

Welcome to Meiana Walker and Siddhika Rana who have started at Inglewood Primary this week.


We would love any old bikes (of any condition and size) that our community would be happy to donate to Inglewood Primary School.

Does anyone have a wooden balance bike they are not using anymore or a small bike with trainer wheels that we could have at school for one of our children with special needs to ride during the day? If so please contact the office. Thanks

Car Boot Sale - Sunday 10 June

Hey Everybody

Come to IPS for some fun

We'll be here from nine til one

Come for a sav, slide or dip

just bring your gold coins

Then you can really rip

Mum and dad can come too

But for them its a tenner

If they load their car

To sell anything they wanna

So there will be lots to do and eat

And DJ Ben will rock you with his beats

We have a number of items we are selling (desks, furniture, books, student desks etc. We are inviting stall holders to come in and participate in our sale morning.Sunday 10 June here at IPS 0900 - 1300.

$10.00 entry for cars selling their wares, We ask for a gold coin for the use of our pool and another gold coin donation for entry on our Mega Inflatable Slide if it is fine. If it is wet, stalls can be held in our school hall. Please email to book a space or phone 06 756 8040.

Taranaki Fashion Arts Awards

If any students are interested in participating in the Taranaki Fashion Arts Awards please see Mr Kershaw for entry details.

Photographic Competition

The Inglewood cluster photographic competition is to be held on 21 June. Interested students have received entry forms. If any students require a 'photo board' to display their photos, please let Mr Kershaw know so they can be ordered.

Sports Information


Due to Queens Birthday being next Monday, there will be no netball played.

Senior Sports Exchange:

This Friday, 1 June we travel to Frankley School for a 12pm start.

Winter Clothing

We have just got in new stocks of our winter hoodies, fleeces and jackets. Please click on the link to order directly from our school website or pop into the school office.

Term 2 Calendar (This may change on a weekly basis)

Friday 1 June

Interschool Y5/6 v Frankley School

Monday 4 June

Queens Birthday Weekend - School Closed

Tuesday 5 June

ParentLink Meeting - Everyone welcome 7pm

Thursday 7 June

Pita Pit Lunch Orders To Be At The Office by 11am

Friday 8 June

Pita Pit Lunch

Sunday 10 June

Car Boot Sale

Tuesday 19 June

Interschool Y5/6 v Mangorei School

Vision & Hearing Testing

Wednesday 20 June

Photoboard Competition Boards Due

Tuesday 26 June

Photoboard Competition Prizegiving

Wednesday 27 June

Learning Partnership Conferences Year 3 - 8 - 3.15-5.15pm

Thursday 28 June

Learning Partnership Conferences Y3 - 8 - 8:30am - 7:45pm

No school for Year 3 - 8 students

Inglewood High School Open afternoon 1 - 3pm. All year 8's attending Inglewood High must attend.

Paid Union Meeting for teaching staff 2 - 4pm. Juniors attending school on this day will be covered in the hall by Karen and Ben

Friday 6 July

Last Day of Term 2

Monday 23 July

First day of Term 3