Thursday 21 of June, 8am, we celebrated Matariki and the opening of our new learning space. We chose Matariki as the time to open our new building as Matariki’s meaning is all about looking forward to new beginnings, new learning and the new year. We formally opened the space with speeches from Ben McLauchlan, Board […]
Monday 25 June, NZ Playhouse performed for us the revised Nursery Rhyme, Red Riding Robyn Hood. Blurb from flyer: The King has gone crazy building giant statues of himself, and thinks the people in The Land Far Far Away should pay for it all! Everyone’s too nervous to say no, except one unlikely hero: a […]
Over the past term a group of 9 students have been practising a number of disciplines for Marlborough Gymnastic Festival: bar, beam, skipping, vault, floor and a team formation. The group displayed great independence during training time as they organised times and places to meet, they choreographed a formation and supported one another to learn […]
Friday 15 June a team representing Rapaura School played in the Rippa Rugby tournament. The team did extremely well finishing third. Thanks to Giselle for organising the teams and parents – Danielle, Dion and Tash who coached/managed the team.
We were absolutely spoilt today with a visit from Matt Todd, Quinten Strange and Andrew Makalio who play for Canterbury Crusader team. The guys were only too happy to answer questions, sign the flags and rugby balls Isaac Construction kindly donated to the school and supply each child and staff with a sausage sizzle. A […]
Today our school came together to celebrate and remember those of the past and Marlborough’s first Anzac service. We are always proud to be asked by the Marlborough RSA to host a service for the children and community. Chris Bamber, President of RSA, helped to organise this special occasion and we thank her for that. […]
On Monday the Jellyman Room went to Media Works to see how More FM operates. On the way they stopped off at Pollard Park for some kai and a play. I managed to capture some of the student’s reflections from the trip: Sofia enjoyed the room where they played music. Violet liked it when Tash asked […]