Dear Parents and Whanau, On Friday 19th May 2023, Aotearoa will become a sea of pink as schools, workplaces and communities join the Pink Shirt Day movement. Bullying in Aotearoa is a real problem. We have the third-highest rate of school bullying out of 36 OECD countries and 1 in 10 workers feels discriminated against … Read morePink Shirt Day
Tēnā koutou whānau The last few days have been extreme and we hope you have come through the cyclone safely. It is still incredibly blustery out there, and we hope that you and your properties are safe. Apa has completed a walkthrough of the school and we can confirm that we will be opening tomorrow. … Read moreSchool open tomorrow – 15th February 2023
Kia ora whānau, The schools in our local cluster have decided that in the interests of safety, for both staff and students, that school will be closed for instruction on Monday 13th February and Tuesday 14th February 2023. This means that unfortunately we have another disruption and students will hopefully be able to return to … Read moreSchool Closed – Monday 13th & Tuesday 14th February
Kia ora, Tomorrow we have our whole school Family Fun & Picnic Day! Children will take part in games and activities outside starting at 10.15am. There will be a slippery slide, if children wish to take part in that they will need to bring togs & or a change of clothes & towel. … Read moreFamily Fun & Picnic Day
If you are available to pick your child up at 1pm today that would be much appreciated as we will have quite a few teachers away at the teachers union meeting. If you are unable to pick your child up there will be supervision until 3pm , thank you for your understanding. Ngā mihi nui
Wednesday 23 November is BNS Athletics day 9am – 2.30pm. Children are encouraged to wear their waka colours & remember to bring a hat & water bottle to school. Parents & whānau are welcome to come and watch.
Friday 25th November our BNS Kapa Haka group will be attending & performing at our cluster festival at Birkenhead Primary School. We are unable to take the whole school this time but are happy for you to sign your child out and take the opportunity to go watch the performance. BNS Kapa Haka group will … Read moreKapa Haka Festival 2022