We gathered on Friday 16 December armed with water pistols, water balloons and a positive attitude to take on the students. This year we saw a huge number of exRapaura students, parents and grandparents come along to support the staff, we were in good stead. Thanks to Mark H for supplying the water truck. I […]
What an absolute privilege it was for me to share new experiences and new memories for many of our 1-6 students. The group was split into two and they both attended a mornings activities, including a powhiri (welcome) onto the marae. Kylie and Sarah were extremely helpful and supportive as they worked with us to […]
Congratulations to our school band who entertained a large crowd at the Garden Marlborough Fete. The group played as a whole, individually and in small groups. We all enjoyed watching the many talents of the group as they performed. A huge thanks must go to Anna M who has listened to the children’s dreams of […]
What a creative group of staff and students we have with the way they utilised our extended covered deck. What a great way to keep the energy levels high and balanced with fresh air and exercise on a rather wet day. Ka pai Jellyman and Coleman classes.
What an absolute spectacle of creative arts, fun memories, and animals of all sorts, for our 2018 Spring Show. This day is always one of Rapaura School’s favourites as I believe it truly represents the collaborative support that Rapaura School staff, students and family share. I acknowledge the staff who support each child, the students for […]
The entire tamariki group of our kura, Rapaura, participated in the annual Taiopenga Festival on Tuesday 23 October. We had a junior and senior group perform. The students displayed mana and pride as they confidently displayed there learning of waiata, poi and haka. Throughout the year the tamariki are guided by Kuia Merehira and supported […]
On Friday, to celebrate Conservation Week, Corey Mosen and his famous kea dog Ajax visited Rapaura School. Corey has been working in conservation around the world for more than ten years. His biggest passion is with our native alpine parrot the Kea and Corey has played a significant role in protecting, advocating and monitoring Kea […]