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Maths

Maths at our househttps://nzmaths.co.nz/maths-our-houseMaths ideas for activities you can do at home, linked to the New Zealand Curriculum.  Math Playhttp://www.math-play.com/Many of our students are familiar with this website that has lots of games you can play to reinforce maths concepts....

April 1, 2020

Whanau Learning

Kia Ora Whanau, We will be using a combination of Google Classroom and Seesaw for online learning from Wednesday 15th April 2020.  If you need any assistance with this please contact your child's classroom teacher.  Below are some links you may want to explore in the meantimeLearning From Home - information from the Ministry of Education and at home linksAuckland Libraries - for ebooks, Audiobooks, eMagazines. You can join online (for free)Storytime on RNZ - fo...

March 24, 2020

Totara

Kia Ora Whanau, We will be using a combination of Google Classroom and Seesaw for online learning from Wednesday 15th April 2020.  If you need any assistance with this please contact your child's classroom teacher.   Below are some links you may want to explore in the meantimeLearning From Home - information from the Ministry of Education and at home linksAuckland Libraries - for ebooks, Audiobooks, eMagazines. You can join online (for free) Storytime on RNZ - for listening t...

March 24, 2020

Dagmar Dyck

Name: Dagmar Dyck or Whaea DagmarYear level I teach: Whole school artHow long have you worked at SPS? 8 yearsWhat you like the most about SPS? Everything! From the amazing students and their whānau to all the staff. It is always a joy to turn up each day and it never feels like work!Leadership: Senior Leader, Inquiry Team, Kāhui Ako Management team, Whole school arts, Active Sports supportHobbies: I love sports and participate in touch, running and weekl...

March 24, 2020

Inquiry

The Aotearoa History Showhttps://www.rnz.co.nz/programmes/the-aotearoa-history-showThese videos are great to watch together to learn about the story of Aotearoa, or you can listen to them as a podcast.  Together at Home https://www.nzgeo.com/together-at-home/?source=homepage Every day New Zealand Geographic uses one of their articles as a starting point for a whole bunch of great activities you can do together. Mindlab Kids https://www.mindlabkids.com/challengesA variety of Scien...

March 24, 2020

Health and wellbeing

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March 24, 2020

Literacy

This is a great opportunity to enjoy reading together.  Find time to read to your child, listen to stories together and be a reading role model by reading yourself.  Anything works - magazines, books, newspapers.  Some great online resources for finding things to read are:Auckland Libraries - for ebooks, Audiobooks, eMagazines. You can join online (for free)Storytime on RNZ - for listening to picture books and chapter books written in Aotearoa and the PacificTe Puna Ngoi onli...

March 24, 2020

Chromebook rules

Responsible use agreement:I will respect the equipment (my device and power charger) by always looking after it and keeping it safe.I will carry the device with two hands and not eat or drink while using it.I will respect others by always using this device to interact with others in a kind, positive and helpful way.I will make the most of this opportunity to learn lots of new things and to share these with others.I will always be in the right place, at the right time when I am online. If in doub...

March 23, 2020

Te Manawa - Year 5 & 6

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March 23, 2020

Nga Manukura - Year 7 & 8

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March 23, 2020

Te Puna - Year 1 - 8

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March 23, 2020

Totara - Year 3 & 4

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March 23, 2020

Pohutukawa - Year 2

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March 23, 2020

Kowhai - Year 1

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March 23, 2020

Talking to your children about COVID-19

Given the rise in the number of reported cases, there may be children or young people in your life who experience distress. As a parent, you can help reassure and educate them about COVID-19 – it can be good to talk to them now, so they can understand the illness and be reassured. A useful resource for parents, caregivers, whānau and teachers talking about the virus with children and young people can be found hereThis can also be downloaded as an information sheet.With that, there is a g...

March 23, 2020

Hauora and Getting Help

Everything you need to know about symptoms and how to self isolate is on the Unite Against Covid-19 website. The Ministry of Education has developed a resource for parents, caregivers, whānau and family with ways that we can help our children and young people - http://education.govt.nz/school/health-safety-and-wellbeing/pastoral-care-and-wellbeing/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-coronavirus/Tips on looking after mental health and wellbeing during COVID-19 from the Mental Health foundation ht...

March 23, 2020

Whanaungatanga night

On Wednesday February 19th from 3.00pm to 5.00pm we would like to meet with you and your whanau. This is an opportunity to find out about what happens in their class. It is also a chance to talk about your aspirations and goals you would like to set in place for 2020....

February 18, 2020

Trip to Auckland Botanic Gardens

On Tuesday 18th February and Wednesday 19th February, Sylvia Park School will be visiting 'Sculpture in the Gardens' at the Auckland Botanic Gardens. We will be inspired by the ways that stories are told through sculpture and how they enhance the environment they are in.Buses leave school at 9.15Years 1 - 4: Wednesday 19th FebruaryYears 5 - 8: Tuesday 18th February...

February 17, 2020

Auckland Museum - Year 5 - 8 Trip

To begin our inquiry our Years 5 - 8 are visiting the Auckland War Memorial Museum in Week 2. We will experience life as it was 250 years ago by immersing ourselves in the sights and sounds of the world of Tupaia, the Tahitian navigator, high priest and artist, as he journeys on the Endeavour to Aotearoa New Zealand. The schedule for classes is below. RoomsDate / Time         RoomsDate / Time21 & 22Tuesday 11th February9.15 am - 12.30pm25 & 26Thursday 13th February9...

February 7, 2020

Athletics Day - Year 4 to 8

Athletics Day!Year 4-8 It is that time of year again! Soon we will be having our Athletics Day for Years 4 - 8 but it will be slightly different this year as we will be going to Mt Smart Stadium! Here are a few details to let you know about the day:  Where are we going?   Mt Smart Stadium           When are we going?   Wednesday 23rd OctoberWhat time are we going?   9.00am         Please note: students must...

October 17, 2019

How do we solve conflict?

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September 4, 2019

Whānau Hui

Kia Ora e te Whānau o SPS,  We are planning whanau hui, for each term, so we can share important things about your wonderful children and what happens at school. We are looking forward to a korero / talanoa about the following: Hearing from you about what you would like from these huiStudent learningUpcoming events and key dates  Light refreshments and snacks will be provided. We look forward to seeing you and your whānau. Nau Mai Haere Mai  SPS staff Each hui will be from 3pm ...

August 28, 2019

Kowhai Trip to MOTAT

Kowhai (Rooms 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5) are learning about "The Future of Learning". As part of our learning experience we are going on a trip to MOTAT (Museum of Transport and Technology). MOTAT will offer our children a rich opportunity to explore history, technology and science in a unique environment.Date of Visit: 30th August 2019  Be at school: 08:55Cost of Trip: $14On the day of trip please ensure your child has both a packed lunch and closed shoes....

August 26, 2019

Sing out for change

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August 26, 2019

Step up, Step out. Why Dance?

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