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1. School News

/1. School News

News and Information from Upper Moutere School.

22 05, 2020

Board Meeting

May 22nd, 2020|1. School News|

The Board was able to meet via Zoom during Lockdown and have their first meeting back onsite next Wednesday 27 at 5.30pm in Marama.

22 05, 2020


May 22nd, 2020|1. School News|

I am aware there is social media content circulating that is wrong and unnecessarily upsetting parents and whānau. The gist of the misinformation is that the law passed on 13 May gives powers to Police and others to uplift children from school if they appear unwell and forcibly test for COVID-19, and administer medication including […]

22 05, 2020

Biking to School

May 22nd, 2020|1. School News|

Biking to school… We have a number of students who are now biking to school. They may have been biking heaps during lockdown when the roads were very quiet. BUT, please I urge you to ensure your child has the skills to bike safely to school especially now with all the […]

22 05, 2020

Reporting and Conferences

May 22nd, 2020|1. School News|

As we went into lockdown staff were about to use our new reporting process via the @school app. We decided with all that was happening not to proceed at the time. However, now we are back we have set up a schedule to send real time assessment in specific areas starting with a “General […]

22 05, 2020

Raffle Tickets

May 22nd, 2020|1. School News|

Raffle Tickets… as you know our Easter Raffle got caught in the Lockdown. I know Saree has sent a reminder to get all Tickets back prior to next Friday 29 so we can draw it before next Easter!

22 05, 2020

School Life After Lockdown

May 22nd, 2020|1. School News|

Well we have had a fantastic week back at Level 2. Life at Upper Moutere appears to have quickly returned to pre-lockdown normal with additional awareness of ‘breath’ distancing and extra vigilant hygiene. We are really impressed with the way our children have returned, motivated and responsive. We thought we would take this week […]

11 05, 2020

School Re-opening at Level 2

May 11th, 2020|1. School News|

Parents/ Caregivers

We are very excited to welcome all our students back to school on Monday 18 May.

Please click on the link below to see how our school is going to meet the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education guidelines to ensure we have a safe environment for everyone […]

25 04, 2020

ANZAC Day Recognised

April 25th, 2020|1. School News|

Although we could not attend our community ANZAC service, the Olykan family were able to lay our school wreath

and show their respects on our behalf.

  “We will remember them.”

21 04, 2020

Covid-19 Attendance Level 3

April 21st, 2020|1. School News|

As per our notification sent to you, we need an indication of the number of children who will be attending school FROM WEDNESDAY 29th April after we move to alert level 3 on Tuesday 28th April.

Please complete the form below by NOON Wednesday 22nd April.  All fields are required.

If we have any questions we will be […]

9 04, 2020

Term Two Starts 15 April

April 9th, 2020|1. School News|

Welcome to Term Two… Wednesday 15 April.

This a school term starting like no other, as we continue at Level 4 of New Zealand’s response to COVID-19. Hope you are doing really well in your bubble.

A special welcome to Heidi and Josie starting in Ramaroa iti as brand new 5 year olds. They won’t forget their […]