Week 5, Term 4: This week’s messages from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Click here to view the latest school newsletter. Important messages this week are: Alert Level 1: Parents are encouraged to use the Covid-19 Contact Tracing App. Parents will only sign in through the office after 9am and before the end of the school day. Remember, if your child is sick, please keep them home. Important School Dates can be found on the school website (here).  Kind regards Jason Elder Principal  Stratford Primary Schoolcontinue reading →

Week 4, Term 4: This week’s messages from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau The Sustainable Garden Trail has started. Please encourage any grandparents and friends to come and visit the school. Check out this week's video message from Jason Elder, which includes the sprint races from Friday’s athletics sports.  https://youtu.be/K_HROejp95w Important messages this week are: Alert Level 1: Parents are encouraged to use the Covid-19 Contact Tracing App. Parents will only sign in through the office after 9am and before the end of the school day. Remember, if your child is sick, please keep them home. Important School Dates can be found on the…continue reading →

Week 2, Term 4: This week’s messages from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Last Friday, students enjoyed the Shakespeare Day activities, which were led by our Senior Students. Check out this week's video message, which has highlights from the day.  Cricket is a great sport for boys and girls to get involved in. Last week, Yr 1-4 students got a taste of cricket with the support of the Taranaki Cricket Association. This is also included in the video. A reminder that students will need to bring hats to school after this weekend. Parents, do not forget that there is no school on Friday…continue reading →

Week 9, Term 3: This week’s messages from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Today is the start of Māori Language Week. All the students will be singing the school song at 12pm as New Zealand tries to have one million voices speak or sing Te Reo Māori at the same time. Senior Kapa Haka students attended an event at the Stratford Clock Tower today to celebrate Māori Language Week. Important messages this week are: Here is this week's newsletter: Enrolment for Term 4 (Out of Zone): We have limited spaces for Term 4, parents can contact the office for further details. Pre-enrolments close on…continue reading →

Week 8, Term 3: This week’s messages from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Important messages this week are: Enrolment for Term 4 (Out of Zone): We have limited spaces for Term 4, parents can contact the office for further details. Pre-enrolments close on Monday 28 September 2020.Enrolment for 2021: Parents please make sure you have enrolled your child/children if they are under 5. This helps the school leadership team to plan classes for 2021 and beyond. Contact the school office to enrol your child/children. Book Club: Closes on Wednesday 9 September.Central Taranaki Cross Country will be held at Stratford Primary School: A reminder to…continue reading →

Week 7, Term 3: This week’s message from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Here is this week's newsletter: 31 August 2020 (No. 14) The Year 5-6 Team shares an important safety video as they prepare for this week's camp at Vertical Horizons. Click here to view the video.  School Cross Country Results can be found here. A couple of important reminders: Alert Level 2: Every parent should be using the NZ Covid-19 tracing app. Parents are to use both the app and sign in at the office if coming onsite during school hours.  Prior to school and at the end of the school day,…continue reading →

Week 6, Term 3: This weeks message from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau In Mr Elder’s video message students share their thoughts about what should be included in their school reports. Mr Elder also gives a quick demonstration about how to use the Covid-19 App. Cross Country Organisation: Parents must read this if they intend on viewing this weeks cross country event.  A couple of important reminders: Alert Level 2: Every parent should be using the NZ Covid-19 tracing app. Parents can use the app to sign in at school if they visit classrooms. Posters have been placed around the school with the…continue reading →

Week 5, Term 3: This weeks message from Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Click here to view the latest school newsletter A couple of important reminders: Alert Level 2: Every parent should be using the NZ Covid-19 tracing app. Parents can use the app to sign in at school if they visit classrooms. Posters have been placed around the school with the School’s QR Code. IEP Meetings continue tomorrow, while other meetings will be rearranged for the near future. School Sport: We will keep parents updated via the school app and school facebook page. No School on Friday 28 August as it is a MoE Teachers…continue reading →

Today we are moving into Alert Level 2 at 12pm (lunchtime).

Kia ora whānau Today we are moving into Alert Level 2 at 12pm lunchtime.  At Alert Level 2, it is safe to send your children to schools. There will be appropriate measures in place, which are outlined below. Key messages: # School is open for all students and staff. # At level 2, students and staff do not need to physically distance themselves.# Hygiene Golden Rules we will reinforce at school: We will wash hands with soap and water often (for at least 20 seconds) and dry thoroughly. Remind students to cough or sneeze into…continue reading →