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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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August 23, 2019

Van Lolesio

Year level I teach: Year 3-8 How long have you worked at SPS? 10 years What you like the most about SPS? Ngā tamariki! Leadership: Te Puna Waiora Team Leader Hobbies: Hanging out with friends and family, reading Something interesting about me: I speak three languages :)...

August 22, 2019

Lydia Shoebridge

Kia Ora! I’m Lydia Shoebridge and I am lucky enough to be a part of the amazing Nga Manukura teaching team at Sylvia Park School. I was born in Auckland but have lived in almost all four corners of the world, I am very certain when I say NZ will always be my home. This is my first year teaching and I couldn’t think of anything I would rather be doing. SPS is such a friendly, welcoming whanau and I’m very lucky to be a part of it. I look forward to seeing what the rest of 2019 has to offer....

August 21, 2019

Betty Tafa

Talofa Lava,  My name is Betty Tafa and I am one of 4 teachers working with the year 7 & 8 students and also the Nga Manukura team leader. I have been teaching for 5 years and have been a part of the SPS whanau since 2018.  Family and culture are very important to me and being welcomed and a part of the diverse SPS whanau feels like home. I am a proud Samoan; born and raised in Strathmore, Wellington and Mt Roskill, Auckland. My family comes from the beautiful villages of Mulifanua and...

August 21, 2019

Caroline Shum

Ni Hao,I’m Caroline Shum one of the year 7 & 8 teachers in Nga Manukura and I have had the privilege of working at Sylvia Park School with our amazing students since 2016.  Originally I am from the sunny Bay of Plenty where I got to live the ‘Kiwi dream,’ in Tauranga, spending my summers with my family and friends at the beach or going for hikes.  As I have spent the last 17 years in Auckland, I now call it home. I love living in Auckland because I get to learn about all of the d...

August 21, 2019

Ambrose Timo

Kia orana everyone! I am Ambrose Sebastian Timo, one of the four fantastic teachers working with our amazing year 7 & 8 students in Nga Manukura. This is my 7th year of teaching, all of which have been at Sylvia Park School. I was born and raised in Blockhouse Bay, which is considered to be the west side of Auckland city. Growing up in Auckland I played many sports with Rugby union and Rugby league being my favourites where I have really enjoyed coaching both codes here at SPS. I am Cook Island,...

August 21, 2019

Tessa Leona

Kia ora! My name is Tessa Leona and I enjoy swimming, horse riding, eating Korean food and playing football. My favourite holiday spots in New Zealand are Kai Iwi lakes and Ahipara. I love being part of the SPS whanau!...

August 21, 2019

Tania Fu

Hi, I'm Tania Fu originally from Hamilton. I am passionate about education, learning and people. Outside of school, I love swimming, reading and painting. I would love to see you around! ...

August 21, 2019

Duncan Preston

I came to New Zealand in 2018 to study to be a teacher and am delighted to now be part of the SPS Whanau. I am originally from Manchester, England and am a keen performer, being part of a community theatre group on the North Shore. As a first year teacher, I am looking forward to many years to come at SPS and really enjoy the creative, collaborative and friendly atmosphere the school creates....

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