NOTICES Week 8 Term 4

St Brigid's School 6 December 2022

Upcoming Events

  • End of Year Mass - Thursday 8 December 6.00pm – 7.00pm
  • St Brigid's Colour Dash - Friday 9 December
  • School Picnic - Monday 12 December, Waikanae Swimming Pool, Ngarara Road, Waikanae, 10:30am – 1:30pm

Term 4 Dates

  • 2023 Y1-8 Transition Morning - Tuesday 13 December
  • Year 8 Day Out with the Principal - Tuesday 13 December
  • Year 8 Celebration Evening - Tuesday 13 December
  • Term 4 Ends - Thursday 15 December 1.00pm

Regional Athletics

A huge congratulations to Kaylani Muaau Year 6 who qualified for the Regional Athletics in Masterton today. We wish you all the best Kaylani!

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St Brigid’s Colour Dash - is on this Friday!!

The Colour Dash is on this Friday and we can’t wait!!! Hopefully the weather will be nice!

Don’t forget to get your final sponsors this week.

Remember to bring a hat, running shoes, a t-shirt you don’t mind getting coloured, shorts/pants. A white t-shirt works best for showing off the colours. Please come to school wearing these clothes. The children may get wet so bring spare clothes.

Children should bring in their donation form and money from Monday 5 December.

Be in to win some great prizes. There is a spot prize for each class, a team prize for the people who make a big effort and a prize for one class. Bring your forms and money to be in the draw. There’s a family Staglands voucher, Queensgate voucher, family Phoenix Football pass, LaserForce voucher and lots more.

Thanks to the following sponsors.

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St Brigid’s School Picnic, Waikanae Pool - 12 December

Our annual school picnic will be held on Monday 12 December at the Waikanae Pool, 60 Ngarara Rd, Waikanae, from 10.30am until 1.30pm. There is another school booked from 2.00pm.

History of our picnic:

The school picnic has been an annual end-of-year event for nearly 30 years and is a wonderful day out for students, families and staff. Waikanae Pool has safe, fenced grounds, beautiful lawns and trees to picnic and play amongst, and a variety of pools to cater for toddlers and swimmers of all levels.

How it works:

  • On picnic day - school is closed

  • This is a school day and our hope is that all students and as many families as possible travel out to Waikanae for a 10.30am entry to the pool.

  • If the weather at Waikanae Pool is too wet on the day, the picnic will be cancelled and school will be open as normal. If it is cancelled, we will communicate with parents by 8.00am via email and the school FaceBook page.

  • All children under 8 years of age MUST have an adult who is specifically looking after them. This is a rule set by the pool.

Transport arrangements:

  • Parents make their own family's transport arrangements to get to and from the pool - whether in your own car or carpooling with friends. There is no bus booked by the school.

  • If you have any spare seats in your car and would be happy to take an extra child, we would be grateful if you would please email the class teacher so that they can link you up with any other children in the class who require rides.


  • Bring your own food and drinks, however, we will be running a sausage sizzle fundraiser at lunch time. The pool also has a small shop onsite for cold drinks and nibbles.

Costs: (group discount rates)

Child - $3.10

Child under 5 years - $1.80

Adult - $5.00

One adult with an under 5 year old - $1.80

Spectators - free

Hydroslide - $2.50

Swim nappy for under 4’s - $1.50

Year 8 Camp 2023 Ice Block Fundraiser and School Picnic Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser

Our Year 8 camp will be taking place Tuesday 14 February to Friday 17 February 2023.

Lemonade Ice Blocks Fundraiser

The Year 7s will be selling lemonade ice blocks for the last time this Friday 9 December to fundraise for Year 8 camp.

The options for ice blocks will be $1 for a small ice block (Junior) and $2 for a large ice block.

These will be sold outside Room 12 from 12:40pm - 1:00pm. Make sure you bring money to school if you would like to buy an ice block at lunchtime. Remember it is summer, so an ice block would be especially good to keep cool on a hot summer's day!

School Picnic Sausage Sizzle Fundraiser

We will also be running a lunch time sausage sizzle fundraiser at the school picnic on Monday 12 December as a fundraiser for Year 8 camp.

We would like to thank our school community for all your support with these fundraisers.

Kids Art Works

The kidsartworks orders were sent home with children on Monday afternoon.

If you would like to re-order items, please contact the school office for your picture code. Once you have your picture code you can then contact, provide them with our School Code KZ2048 and your Picture Code and the products you require.

Student Celebrations

Julian Estrada, Room 9, competed in the Kings Division of Online Sarapu Cup Chess Tournament for children aged 4-18. Kings Division is for players with a Chess Power rating of at least 1200 points. It consists of five 7 round Swiss tournaments with a time control of 15 minutes for each player. Julian came 1st out of 10 players in Kings Division and won a special trophy.

Congratulations and well done Julian!

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Community Notices

Kelly Club

Join us for a fun filled Pre-Xmas and January School Holiday Programmes, they are packed with lots exciting days including:

Pre-Xmas holiday Programme – From Mon 19 Dec – Thurs 22 Dec

Super Summer Fun Day, Santa's Little Helpers Day, Xmas Party Day plus a trip to Mini Golf and lots of more Xmas fun!

Jan 2023 Holiday Programme – Mon 9 Jan – Mon 30 Jan 2023

Slimetastic Day, It's Game Day (with Inflatable & Giant Games), Movie Madness Day, Postively Pawtastic Day, H20 Let's Go Day, Child VS Wild Day, Wet N Wild Day, plus trips to:
The Kelly Sports Carnival Day (held at Ngatitoa Domain, Porirua), Bowling, Wellington Zoo, Laser, Force, Mini Golf, Roller Skating, Picnic in the Garden plus lots more!! (check centre for trip days as each centre differs)

Kelly Club is available at the following: Kelly Club Amesbuy, Kelly Club Churton Park, Kelly Club Kelburn, Kelly Club Island Bay, Kelly club West Park.

To Book go to

Kelly Sports

January Football Holiday Programme!, Green Room, Wests Rugby Clubrooms, Ian Galloway Park, Wilton

Week 1 – 17, 18, 19 Jan 2023 from 9.30am-12.30pm

Week 2 – 24, 25, 26 Jan 2023 from 9.30am-12.30pm

For children aged 5-12 years

Perfect for "Beginner's" and those just wanting to have fun. Come along and improve technique, knowledge and skills.

We will focus on the core skills of control, dribbling, passing, tackling and shooting but MOST importantly having as much FUN as possible!

To enrol go to

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