Category Archives: Community Information

KPTA – AGM 23 February 2015

The KPTA will be holding their AGM at 7.30pm on 23 February in the staffroom. Please note change in time previously stated.   This will be followed by a committee meeting.  All welcome.

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Paid Union Meeting

We have been advised by NZEI Te Riu Roa (the Primary Teachers’ Union) that they are holding a Paid Union Meeting for teachers on Friday 16 November at 1.30pm. As a result of this, the majority of our teaching staff … Continue reading

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Thinking for Their Future

Tonight on TVNZ Close Up there was an excellent story relating to our children’s ability to ‘think’ and understanding their preparedness for their future. I have often talked and written about how we are preparing children for their future and … Continue reading

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Term 3

Kia Ora Koutou Hope you are enjoying  your break and we will see you back on Monday 16 July at 8.30am for the beginning of Term 3.

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2012 Swimming Sports Results

Congratulations to all our swimmers – you can be immensely proud of your efforts and achievements. Here are the results from our 2012 Swimming Sports: Koputaroa School Swimming Results 2012

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Curriculum Acknowledgement

The New Zealand Curriculum sets the policy direction for learning and teaching in New Zealand schools. The curriculum also allows schools the “freedom” to design and implement their own curriculum, reflective of the students and wider community. Recently CORE Education … Continue reading

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Horowhenua Schools Choir

Last night was the first night of the Horowhenua Schools Choir Performances. Our Choir performed last night alongside, Te Horo, Shannon, Taitoko and Waitohu. It was a fantastic evening and our Choir were absolutely superb! They sang beautifully and performed … Continue reading

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School Donation

Last night the Board of Trustees held a Community Meeting about the notion of a School Donation for Koputaroa School. The Board have been exploring this concept and are keen to gauge community feedback about this. Below is the presentation … Continue reading

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Ukuleles have arrived!

Thanks to the support and contribution from the KPTA, our school has a fantastic new set of ukuleles! Jacqui Coogan is establishing a Uke Group and today was one of their first practices, mastering these wonderful musical instruments. It’s great … Continue reading

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Teaching as Inquiry

I have often made mention of Teaching as Inquiry and the importance of this process on teacher professional development and the improved outcomes for student learning and achievement. Teaching as Inquiry is a core component of the New Zealand Curriculum … Continue reading

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