Inglewood Primary School

NEWSLETTER No 32 - 2 November 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

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Mini Gala / Market - 2 November 2018 3:30 - 5:30pm

Please come along and support our Mini School Gala / Market. We have a variety of stall and exhibitions. This is an opportunity to come along and see some of the students Mini Gala creations, have some fun and food.

We will have the mega slide, dunk the clown (or willing adult), cupcakes, bath bombs, mystery bottle, books, lollies, raffles plus many more stalls to browse. We look forward to seeing you there.

Intermediate Orientation Day - Friday 9 November 11am

All intending Year 7's and any new Year 8 students for 2019 are invited to attend the Inglewood Primary Intermediate orientation day.

You will meet new students to our school, mingle with next year's Year 8's who will be involved in some tasks with you allowing you to interact with many students and learn some pretty cool stuff.

All current year 7 students have been asked to bring a plate for shared lunch. After lunch, the intermediate staff and existing students will take you through some team building activities and finish with one of Mr Sigurdsson's famous PE sessions.

Hangi Fundraiser

Kohanga Moa Hangi Fundraiser - supported by Te Kahui Ako o Kohanga Moa / Inglewood Community of Learning.

Hangi Tickets available from our school Office.

Saturday 10 November Hangi

$10,00 per meal - two x meat, vges and stuffing - Yum

5 pm pick up for meals from Kohanga Moa Marae James Street Inglewood


We do need some help to prepare vegetables on Friday 9 November 1330 - 3pm before dropping off at the Marae (time to be confirmed)

We would love donations of chicken pieces, Pork Fingers etc or pumpkin, potatoes, kumera.

Friday arvo we are preparing the vege to be peeled - potatoes to be put in water, cut pumpkin and peeled kumara to be left dry in containers.

Tickets are limited, so please order yours now through the Office.


Week 3-5 - Staying focussed and being respectful.

Students of the Week

Bell Building Y7 & 8

Curtis Doherty

For his positivity and willingness to do his best.

Our school roll is currently 337.

Welcome to Lily Edwards and Elise Andrewes who has started at IPS this week.

Happy Birthday

to Jack Skilleter, Ethan Farquhar, Hannah Cairns and Lily Edwards who are celebrating their birthday's this week.


Trophies: Please return all Spelling Bee and End of Year Trophies back to the office as soon as possible.

Book Club: Scholastic Bookclub Issue 7 orders are due back to the school office by Wednesday 31 October.

School Accounts will be sent home with all students last week. Please check your students bag. We appreciate the families who continue to make regular payments on your account. Please ensure all accounts are brought up to date by the end of term.

Absentee Line: When leaving a message it is important for our attendance records that you please leave a reason why your child is away eg; sick, appointment, holiday etc.

Sports Information

Weetbix TRYathlon New Plymouth Tuesday 26 March 2019. Please register online at and nominate Inglewood Primary School. Any queries, please see the school office.

ParentLink News

Christmas Market: We are thrilled to announce the date of our Christmas Market for 2018. We are taking expressions of interest for stallholders now. Please visit our Facebook page for more details.

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Term 3 Calendar (This may change on a weekly basis)

Thursday 1 November - Pita Pit Lunch orders received at the office no later than 1pm

Friday 2 November - Pita Pit Lunch

IPS Mini Market / Gala - 3.30pm

Friday 9 November: Inglewood High School Year 8 Orientation Day

Year 6 Orientation Day

Monday 12 November: Hearing & Vision Screening

Tuesday 20 November: Road Patrol Appreciation Day

Junior Athletics Day at IPS

Wednesday 21 November: IPS Athletics Day

Thursday 22 November: IPS Athletics PPD

Friday 23 November: Junior Athletics PPD

Wednesday 28 November: Town v Country Athletics Day

Thursday 29 November: Town v Country Athletics PPD

Friday 30 November: Panatahi Big Day Out

Tuesday 4 December: Senior Team Big Day Out

Thursday 6 December: Pita Pit Lunch Orders due at the office by 11am.

Friday 7 December: Year 8 Dinner Dance Celebration

Wednesday 12 December: REACH 100's Club Celebration Afternoon

Thursday 13 December: Intermediate Big Day Out

Service Awards and Final Assembly details to be advised.

Wednesday 19 December: Last day of Term 4

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Community News

IPS Clothing

Please click on the link to order directly from our school website or pop into the school office.