The whole school loaded onto three RoadTrip Marlborough buses and we were off. The sun was shining and the views were to die for. We ventured up the Awatere Valley, where many of our students and staff had not been before. We nestled on the top of a saddle to view our mountain. From our […]
I popped down to Landsdowne Park today at lunchtime to see our Rapaura team, who are competing in the National Competition Grade, and captured some great play with three wins at that stage. I was extremely proud of the team work, the skill level and the speed at which the team read the play to […]
What a great morning Bassett Room had at the Picton Foreshore with the launch of their boat, The Bassett Barracuda. The excitement, mixed with a huge feeling of success, was a sight that I am so pleased to have been part of. The class had a great morning launching their boat, working out how to […]
I am so lucky I get to see and meet many interesting people and characters in my role. Today I had some, almost life size, puppets come and meet me. Apparently Charlie, Tilly and Libby are going to share a legend with their puppets. Can’t wait for Learning Celebration, 30 May 4 – 6pm.
A team of eight players represented Rapaura School at Richmond View on 13 May to play against other schools in the Inter-school Chess tournament. Once again, the results were outstanding and one of our players coming home as junior champion again, well done Maz I. The other players all picked up medals and/or certificates. A […]
Tuesday 7 May, two teams represented Rapaura School at the Girls Only Quick Rip Rugby tournament. There was some outstanding play and great collaborative team work. The all girls tournament allowed our girls to excel in a sport that they don’t always have the opportunity to play. Once again we had outstanding support from our […]
Friday 5 April we wore our gumboots to school to recognise and support Mike King’s goal of raising $2 million dollars to ensure NZ can provide free counselling to any kid in need. He says, “Depression is liking walking in mud everyday.” He identified wearing gumboots for a day was a way of illustrating the extra […]