Tuesday, 28 February 2017

The new TOA TE REO Trophy - And the winner is.....ROOM 14!

This year, we have a trophy that will be given out at each School assembly. It is given to the class who uses and responds to Te Reo exceedingly.

This week, the very first winners of the trophy, were ROOM 14! Ka mau te wehi, Room 14! You have been using Te Reo all round the school, and in your classroom too. Well done and keep it up!

Who will be the next winners?

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Kapa Haka - First session with our new tutors!

Today we had our very first Kapa Haka session (Years 4 - 8) with our new tutors. This year, we will be working alongside Whaea Debbie and Matua Wiremu.

We welcome them to our whanau and look forward to learning new waiata, haka and korero from them.

Tuesday, 31 January 2017

Welcome back to 2017!

Nga mihi nui ki a koutou katoa, a warm welcome to everyone! We are excited to get 2017 underway.

We have lots of exciting events planned for this year and we look forward to celebrating all the cultures we have in our Belfast whānau.

Today we held our Mihi Whakatau to welcome all our new students and 4 new Teachers to our kura.

A big welcome to all the tamariki beginning their journey at Belfast School. We look forward to having you as a part of our whānau.

A warm welcome to our new Teachers, Miss Spence, Mrs Toscano, Ms Wing and Miss McCombie, and of course we welcome back Mrs Hurdle and Mrs Teague, who will be teaching on Fridays.

A BIG mihi to Dejuan, Alex and Jacko for leading our Haka Powhiri with mana and welcoming our manuhiri into our community. Ka mau te wehi, tamariki tāne!