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May 27, 2020

Sylvia: Whats in a name?

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May 27, 2020

Te Manawa Music Video

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May 26, 2020

Kowhai Inquiry

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May 26, 2020

Pohutukawa Inquiry

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May 26, 2020

Equality

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May 26, 2020

Device FAQs

What if there’s a problem with the device my child is using?If there is a technical problem with the device, get in touch with your teacher through SeeSaw or email. All the email addresses are on this page.  Between 3 and 6pm, you can contact Whaea Dagmar by email or Google Meet. We asked for a device in the survey and it hasn’t arrived yet.  What should I do?They are being prepared today and will be couriered. They should arrive with you later this week or early next week.  D...

April 14, 2020

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...

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