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 →

Week 4, Term 3: This week’s message is from the Year 7-8 students.

Kia ora whānauCheck out this week's video message from the Year 7-8 students. https://youtu.be/RUrRwMXgaio Last chance to complete this important questionnaire.A couple of important reminders: IEP Meetings are on Tuesday and Wednesday this week. A reminder notice is being sent home today for students who have an IEP.Important School Dates can be found on the school website (here). I hope everyone has a great week.  Kind regards Jason Elder Principal  Stratford Primary Schoolcontinue reading →

Week 2 Term 3: This weeks message from Mr Jason Elder

Kia ora whānau Check out this weeks video message. Click here to view the message. A couple of important reminders: Parent/Teacher/Student Interviews are on Thursday 30 July, so school will be finishing at 1pm.Kapa Haka starts on Thursday at 11.30. Next week the full Kapa Haka programme will restart from 11.30 - 2.30pm. Important School Dates can be found on the school website (here).School Cross Country: Wednesday 26 August Kind regards Jason Elder Principal  Stratford Primary Schoolcontinue reading →

Week 11: This weeks message from Mr Elder

Kia ora whānau, Check out this weeks video message. Click here to view the video message. Other reminders include: The Board of Trustees meeting will now be held on Wednesday 24 June at 6pm in the school staffroom. Newsletter: The next newsletter will go out next Monday (rather than this Friday). All future newsletters will go out on a Monday (fortnightly).Road Safety: A student was nearly seriously injured outside the school while crossing the road. The student did not use the crossing and was hit by a car. I have also received a report…continue reading →

Week 9: This weeks message from Mr Elder

Kia ora whānau Last Friday, the Stratford Board of Trustees visited each classroom to thank the work of teachers, support staff and students during the lockdown. Check out Mrs Kath Weir’s message to staff and students. Click here to view the video message. We have now moved into Alert Level 1.  The main changes are: Parents signing in and out has stopped: Parents do not need to sign in and out when coming on the school grounds before and after school. Please note, parents are still required to come to the office, between…continue reading →

Week 8: This weeks message from Mr Elder

Kia ora whānauThis week’s message from Jason Elder, including how to better use the School App. Click here to view the video message.Two weeks after returning from lockdown and students are doing really well. We are now getting back into normal learning.Attendance: School is a safe place and students need to be at school. The Ministry of Education has asked schools to follow up on students who are not attending. Any worries please contact Jason ElderImportant school contact details are: Teachers email addresses can be found here.Email Jason Elder: principal@sps.kiwi.nzSchool Attendance: 0800-000-352Kind regardsJason ElderPrincipal Stratford…continue reading →