Newsletter No.4 2020

Friday 13 March 2020 (No. 4) Dear Parents, Whanau, and Caregivers There has been a lot of media attention around COVID-19/Coronavirus. The best preventative steps are: ● Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds and dry thoroughly ● Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands ● Avoid sharing anything that has come in contact with saliva, whether in your living or social environments ● Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw the tissue in the rubbish ● Have adequate sleep and…continue reading →

Newsletter No.3 2020

Friday 28 February 2020 (No. 3) Our Year 7 - 8 students had a wonderful time on camp at Te Wera. These fun experiences will support their development as AIM High Learners. Thank you to the Year 7-8 Leadership team, and parents who helped make this camp possible. The Year 5-6 Team are now preparing for their camp at Vertical Horizons, later this term. Newsletter No.3 Friday 28 Feb 2020Downloadcontinue reading →

Newsletter No.2 2020

Friday 14 February 2020 (No. 2) Have you noticed how amazing the school grounds are looking? Stratford Primary School has a dedicated team who help make the school look fantastic. Sue and Barry Pugh ensure the gardens look fantastic, while Lucas Watson splits his teacher aide time to complete maintenance work around the school. Together they follow the master plan that has been developed overtime by Marlene Lewis’ fantastic leadership as we strive to achieve Green-Gold Status. The idea is to create our local school curriculum right on the school grounds that includes…continue reading →

Newsletter No1. 2020

Friday 31 January 2020 (No. 1) Dear Parents, Whanau, and Caregivers Welcome back to the start of 2020. The school year has certainly got off to a positive start after Monday’s goal setting meetings.  On Tuesday, we also had a powhiri for our new teachers and families. The welcome was led by students and was a great way to introduce them into our school whānau (family).  Our school roll continues to grow where we have already reached 412 students. The next enrolment for out of zone students will occur in March for enrolment…continue reading →

Newsletter No.23 2019

Monday 9 December 2019 (No. 23) AIM High...To be the best you can be: On behalf of the Staff and Board of Trustees, we would like to thank everyone in the Stratford Primary School Community. Our students have been able to be the best they can be, AIMing High, because of your continued support. Special mention must go to Mrs Tracy White, Miss Greer McQuay and Mr Sam Mako who leave us on Friday. Also, we farewell our Year 8 students who head off to high school in 2020. From all the Staff…continue reading →

Newsletter No.22 2019

Friday 29 November 2019 (No. 22) End of Year Assemblies: - Year 8 Leavers and Prize giving assembly will start at 1pm Thursday 12 December. Final Assembly 11am Friday 13 December. The last newsletter of the year will come out on Monday 9 December, otherwise keep informed by following the school facebook feed, checking the school app or alternatively contact the school office. Newsletter No.22 Friday 29 November 2019Downloadcontinue reading →

Newsletter No.21 2019

Friday 15 November 2019 (No. 21) Dear Parents, Whānau, and Caregivers Term 4 is roaring ahead. At this time of year SPS is a busy place. Parents can keep well informed by: - Reading this newsletter - Downloading the school app - Being connected to the SPS Facebook Page - Checking in with students and classroom teachers and/or - Contacting the school office. The 2020 Year 7 & 8 camp notices have recently been handed out. Please ensure these are returned as soon as possible. Any parents wanting to attend any camp must…continue reading →

Newsletter No.20 2019

Friday 1 November 2019 (No. 20) Wow, what an exciting week we have had at Stratford Primary School. It started on Wednesday night when the Year 7-8 Team shared their Somad event, which was the outcome of a number of weeks preparation. Newsletter No.20 Friday 1 November 2019Downloadcontinue reading →

Newsletter No.19 2019

Friday 18 October 2019 (No. 19) Dear Parents, Whānau, and Caregivers Welcome back to the start of another exciting and jam packed term at Stratford Primary School. A special mention must go to our Year 8 students and parents who will be leaving us at the end of the year, I hope you have an enjoyable term. Year 8 students, remember to work hard this term and be fully prepared for 2020. Newsletter No.19 Friday 18 October 2019Downloadcontinue reading →

Newsletter No.18 2019

Friday 27 September 2019 (No. 18) Dear Parents, Whānau, and Caregivers The school roll continues to grow. At present we are sitting on 447 pupils, which is the highest the school roll has been since 2006 when tracking of the roll started in the office. Only limited out of zone places are available for 2020, which is a great position for our school to be in. Today we farewelled Miss Caitlin Amos who had been teaching in Room 17. We wish Caitlin well for the future and thank her for teaching our students.…continue reading →