Balclutha Primary School - T1 Wk 2
Newsletter 11 February 2022
It was fantastic to see so many parents and teachers able to meet up this week for interviews, either face-to-face or via Zoom. In our current uncertain climate, it is important that we build strong home-school partnerships early, to ensure we are ready if we need to support our students through an isolation period, or move to a home learning model if we are unable to safely staff the school. Our staff really enjoyed the opportunity to learn about our students from their parents. If you were unable to attend an interview, teachers will be in touch shortly to try and arrange another time. A successful home-school partnership has a strong impact on a student's learning, and establishing and building these is a major focus for our school team this year.
Thank you to everyone who followed our COVID procedures and wore masks, scanned in, and kept to their allocated times.
With COVID positive cases creeping closer and closer to South Otago, it is even more important that we work together to ensure everyone stays healthy, so we can work to minimise any disruption to our students learning.
Ngā mihi nui,
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2022 Sport News
Notices for hockey years 3-8 have been emailed or are available on the class seesaw.
All notices are to be handed into the sports box which is now at the school office.
BPS will still be running our own athletics. We have had a date change. BPS Athletics will now be held on Thursday 10th March.
If you would like to be added to the sports database or anyone requiring a paper notice please email email@example.com
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Whānau and School Update
Our first meeting of the year is next week Thursday 17th February at 7pm in the staffroom. It will be great to touch base and discuss ideas for this year and to see some familiar and new faces at the meeting.
Just a reminder that we are selling Foodwrap and Kitchen Consumables, great products and something everyone always needs. Please have all orders back to school by Monday 28th February. Please note: it would be great if all orders just come in one payment via our Whānau and School bank account and under your name as on the order form. Any questions please just let me know via email firstname.lastname@example.org or Sara on 02102372282. (Order form is available by selecting the link below.)
Keep safe :-)
Sara Sutherland and Carleigh Frisby
Whanau and School Co-Presidents
Room 5 students with their acrostic poems
Room 6 has started practising athletics this week.
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Mrs Neave gave us some work about Respect. At Balclutha Primary School we show respect by ... Playing fair, helping others, holding the door, giving advice to others, picking up rubbish.
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