Daily Notices for Friday 17 September

Friday 17 September  2021                       Rāmere tekau ma whitu Mahuru

Pupil notices/Panui

Today our kupu is kau which means cow. Otis is a pretty cool kau in an animated film.
Can both hockey teams please come to Rm 3 at interval.
ESOL Groups– Please make sure you come to see Mrs Climo some time during your group time. Please bring your crosswords! 
Rugby: Please return jersey, shorts and socks to Mr Burke by today. If you have not returned it, see Mr Burke today.
Netball Uniforms – There are still many uniforms yet to be returned. Get these in ASAP to avoid your uniform being charged to your school account. 
Year 8 Assembly after tina/lunch today. Please line up outside the hall as you for a full school assembly.
Spirit Shield: On today in Room Ono at interval! ONE representative from EACH class. Time to see who has been paying attention to the notices this wiki…
Science Club: is on today so bring along your work to be signed off to Room 13 at 1:15pm
Music Extension Opportunity: Have you ever wanted to write your own music? In Term 4 there will be some extension opportunities for writing music using software during class time on a Monday for 5 weeks. If you can play an instrument, and/or read music, and/or have done some musical theory exams and are keen to participate then come to Rm4 at interval to register your interest. 
Waterpolo: Our final match for the term is this coming Monday at 8:55pm, please make sure that you arrive 5 mins before the match starts and as we will still be in level 2 there will be no spectators.
Jump Jam-  In the hall: Boy’s at interval Girl’s at lunch (1 good run through today)

Basketball B Team: Your game is at Wharenui tonight – No spectators and you must wear a mask into the building, then you may take it off to play. 

Basketball A Team: Your game is at Middleton Grange tonight – 1 spectator per player (Also need one to do score bench) 

Come see Mr. Botting if you are unsure of rules – Your parents were emailed. 

Football -all red socks back in today please:-)
Cantamath-Displays into Room 9 today please. You will need to complete a green tag. Thanks:-)
Future Problem Solving: Practice in Room 7 at 1pm. Bring a pen.

Daily Notice for Wednesday 15 September

Wednesday 15 September  2021                           Rāapa tekau ma rima Mahuru

Student notices/Panui

Today our kupu is rakiraki which means duck. How many times does the rakiraki visit the lemonade stand?
Cross Country Jackets need to be returned to the office asap: Amelia (R5), Meika (R3)
Happy Birthday to Lotte in Room 3 from your dearest friends.
Orchestra is on today. Please be on time at 11:30am.

Te Kaupeka is on today! There will be two sessions: 

Rms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 are from 2pm – 2:25pm

Rms 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 are from 2:25pm – 2:55pm

Latin classes are on today at 2:00pm in Room 7.

Basketball A & B Team: Training today after lunch eating time by the hall. Please be prompt and in P.E gear.

Basketball Girls’ team training today after lunch eating on the court by Room 7. 

Rugby: Please return jersey, shorts and socks to Mr Burke by this Friday 17 September.
Future Problem Solving: Practices will happen on Thursday and Friday lunch times this week. Keep reading the materials on our Google Classroom. 
Ski/Snowboard: The permission slip needs to be handed into the office today. Ask any questions to Mrs Eum. 
Netball uniforms: Keep returning these to your team managers. Could all managers, except Meleana, please let me know tomorrow how many uniforms you still have to collect. Miss Timblick
Better Start Group: 8:40am – 9:00am in Room 7.
Jump Jammers:  Boys’ Group will be at interval and the Girls’ Group will meet at  lunch in the hall.


Newsletter 26 August

Due to the New Zealand Level 4 lock down there is no newsletter this week.  However, a Principal’s updates are being sent home regularly.  To view these updates please visit the Lockdown and Home Learning Updates which in under Announcements.

Cantamaths postponed

Cantamath was being held this week, however, due to Alert Level 4 we are unable to go ahead  with this event.

The Cantamath Committee has been working to confirm alternate dates and Cantamath 2021 is now on the 28 and 29 September 2021.


CAIMS Tournament 23 and 24 August – postponed or cancelled

Kia ora koutou,

Primary Sport Canterbury (PSC) have informed the school that a decision has been made regarding the CAIMS Tournament due to be held on Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 August. The decision is to cancel or postpone this event. This will involve our Basketball, Volleyball, Sevens and Badminton teams.

More information can be found on the PSC website and on their Facebook page.

Lockdown and Home Learning Updates

Community messages from the principal have been sent via our SchoolApp and email system during the Level 4 Lockdown.

Please click on the following link to view the last updates:

Community update 18-8-21

Community update 20-8-21

Community update 23-8-21

Community update 24 8 21

Community update 28-8-21

Community update 31-8-21

Community update 6-9-21

Community update 7-9-21

Other useful links and information which may be helpful to you are as follows:

If you have not received these messages please contact the school via email: school.information@kirkwood.school.nz


2022 Enrolments

Our Open Day sessions have been fully booked for June, July and August.

If you are unable to book one of these sessions then please contact the school office (03348 7718) and we will make a booking for you.