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1. School News

/1. School News

News and Information from Upper Moutere School.

24 01, 2020

Kia ora , Welcome to 2020.

January 24th, 2020|1. School News|

Our school year starts for all returning and new students… 8.55am Tuesday 4 February.

Teaching Staff will be present on Friday 31 January, working together on planning and preparation for the new school year.

New students and their family and whanau are welcome to enrol at the office on Friday 31 January.

Saree, our Office Administrator, will be […]

17 01, 2020

Stationery Lists 2020

January 17th, 2020|1. School News|

Click on the relevant link to find the stationery list for your child’s class/year level.

Ramaroa Nui Year 3

Ramaroa Nui Year 2

Ramaroa Iti Year 1-2

Ramaroa Iti New Entrant

Turama Year 4-6

Marama Year 7 8 2020

16 12, 2019

Thank you and Farewell …

December 16th, 2019|1. School News|

Dear Parents/ Caregivers


Can you believe this is the last week of school for 2019? The years do seem to get faster and we constantly try to pack more and more in!

On behalf of all of the staff, I want to thank you all for sharing your children with us. We are very lucky to work […]

8 11, 2019


November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

Speaking of donations. You may have seen the plants at the front of the hall? These were donated by Westbank Natives so we can revitalise our school gardens. Mike Hardy is going to place them for us and we will have a major planting day very soon! Thank you Mo for putting us on […]

8 11, 2019

Wellington Camp

November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

 This is just a week away. Julieanne and Heidi spent last weekend in Wellington, staying at our accommodation and ensuring everything was set for a great week. This is some 10 months or more in the planning and preparation! Thank you everyone who has supported fundraising for this amazing experience. Last week we received […]

8 11, 2019

Dates 2020

November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

Also, while we are looking towards 2020, our start date for students will be Tuesday 4 February.

The second day will be Wednesday 5th. Thursday 6 school will CLOSED for Waitangi Day and the Board has decided we will also be CLOSED  Friday 7 February. This will enable families to take a 4 day […]

8 11, 2019

Staffing and Classes 2020

November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

Appointments; We have two new teachers joining our team for 2020. Toby Ammundsen and Dylan Bird.

Toby comes to us from the Kapiti Coast’s Paraparumu School and prior to that Newtown School in central Wellington. Dylan comes to us from Scotland where he was teaching whilst traveling. Prior to that Dylan taught at Martinborough […]

8 11, 2019

Moutere Catchment

November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

As a school we are looking how we can develop an ongoing relationship with this group. Next Tuesday 12 November 6.45pm at MHCC you are all invited to attend their launch.

We hope to establish a sustainable programme at school that  will see all our children involved in collecting seed, growing and tending plants […]

8 11, 2019

Pool Update

November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

We have had some strengthening work carried out as our pool had begun to develop cracks along the side walls. This may be as a result of the Kaikoura earthquakes. This work is nearly complete. We are taking the opportunity that while the pool is empty to repaint the pool which will begin later […]

8 11, 2019

Athletics Day Tomorrow

November 8th, 2019|1. School News|

The weather forecast has not been at all reliable this week so we will wait to see what tomorrow brings.

A decision will be made by several principals early tomorrow morning as we need to let the Traffic Management team know by 7am if we need to cancel.

The track is marked and everyone […]