Te Kauwhata Primary School - We C.A.R.E. ~ Communicate Aspire Respect Engage

Welcome to Te Kauwhata Primary School

Nau mai, Haere mai ki te Kura o Te Kauwhata

Welcome to Term 4

A very warm welcome to our new families

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This week:
  • Wednesday 12th
  • Junior Athletics Demo (5, 6 and 7 year olds)
      • Sexuality meeting 5pm in library
  • Year 4/5 Parent meeting - 6pm in Room 11
  • Thursday 13th
      • Senior Athletics (8 years +)
  • Friday 14th
      • Whanau Assembly - Whangamarino hosting
      • Family Fantasy Night from 5pm - entertainment, food and fun!

Te Kupu o te Wiki
Join us as we introduce 50 new Maori words over the next 50 weeks supporting Maori language week ALL year

   This week's word is...



Ko Ōtākaro te awa, ko Ōtautahi te taone.
The river is Avon, the city is Ōtautahi.

Lunchtime Entertainment
There is nothing like seeing children enjoying their break times in a variety of ways. This term we have introduced some extra lunch time entertainment...
Move-it Mondays (Jump Jam)
Chalk-it Tuesdays (Pavement Chalk Art)
Skip-it Wednesdays (Jump Rope)
Talent Thursdays (Talent Showcase)
Fun Fridays to celebrate a great week!
Thank you to many of our senior children for offering to run these activities - Students empowering students!

Friday Fitness
Every Friday the whole school enjoys fitness circuits together. A talented group of Year 5 and 6 children have designed the programme and run it on the day. The feedback is great!
Students empowering students!

Year 5/6 Market Day
Thank you to everyone who supported this day, it was a great success.

We welcomed the Howick College Jazz Band and Orchestra to Te Kauwhata and enjoyed listening to their performances.

Matariki Celebrations
Click on the image below to enjoy Room 10's shadow play - Maui and the Fish

Jaelee retold and illustrated the legend Maui and the Giant Fish  - click on the image below to enjoy his retell



Recycling Stations

Over the past term a group of dedicated boys has been working with caretaker Rob to design and create the first of our 'recycling stations'.

Congratulations Cody, Theron and Wiremu - the result is one to be very proud of!

Tough Guy and Gal Challenge

Friday 20th June

30 of our students participated in this event held in Auckland. What a great experience, what a lot of mud and fun!

Click on the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge image below to see a video from the day.

More photos soon!

Science WOW Week

Lots of experiments, lots of explorations, lots of detectives!

Whole school visit to Waikare Marae

Friday 16th May

Thank you to everyone who helped in some way to make our day such a success.

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