Cover Page Dear Parents/Caregivers Kia ora, talofa lava, fakalofa lahi atu, malo e lelei, kia orana, namaste, ni sa bula vinaka, nee ho mar, ni hao. Welcome to Hay Park School. We look forward to working together with you and your child. Our school vision is … Hay Park School is a small and vibrant community which caters for children from all over the world and seeks to build life long learners and children who know how to succeed. We look forward to meeting you and enrolling your children. Yours sincerely Margaret Aikman Roseanne Hay Principal Chairman Board of Trustees
Cover Page CHECKLIST When enrolling parents need to bring: School Donation - $60 for 1 child, $100 for 2 or more children. Immunisation Record, check your Well Child Plunket Book or see your GP. Child’s Birth Certificate or child’s passport as well as parent’s passport.
Cover Page 2010 BOARD OF TRUSTEES The Board meets at 4.00pm on the second and eighth week of each term. The meeting is public and parents are invited to attend. Please contact the office if you would like to contact a Board of Trustees member. 2010 STAFF MEMBERS Parent Representative Aloinuua Mua Parent Representative Sositine Lutui Parent Representative Henry Jenkins Parent Representative Victoria Ieremia Parent Representative Paul Hutchinson Staff Representative Maxine Curtis Principal Margaret Aikman Chairman Roseanne Hay Mr Aisher Caretaker Mrs Tatoa Mrs Stephens Support Staff Mrs Barnes Office Assistant/Librarian Mrs Vavia Mrs Langdon Mrs Sadlier Miss Steenson Mrs Sadlier Mrs Musuku Mrs Kaushal Mrs Rai Team Leader Y4-6 Mrs Curtis Team Leader Y1-3 Mrs Rai Deputy Principal Mrs Curtis Deputy Principal Mrs Aikman Principal
Cover Page CURRICULUM Hay Park School aims to develop students who love to learn, and our emphasis is achievement. We have excellent support programmes for students who are new to speaking English, who need reading and writing support and for the Talented and Gifted. As well as English, Science, Social Sciences, Mathematics and Statistics, The Arts, Technology, Physical Education and Health and Learning Languages. There are many opportunities for students to experience Cultural and Sporting activities. SPECIAL NEEDS AND ABILITIES The school encourages children to take part in the Australian Maths assessment. Pupils may be selected to be part of the ‘Challenging Minds’ Programme. Some students attend the Gifted Kids Programme located at Waikowhai Intermediate School. Students who are learning English are supported in the Learning Support Programme. A Parent Tutor Reading Programme called All Stars runs each day from 2.00-3.00pm. The Gold Team runs each Wednesday and is a reading support programme run by the ASB. BEHAVIOUR At Hay Park School students are expected to be well behaved, so that they are able to learn in a safe environment. If you have concerns please talk to the class teacher or make an appointment to see the Principal. If at any time you hear about bullying please contact the school.
Cover Page HOMEWORK It is school policy to set regular homework for all classes which varies with the age of the child. The focus in Years 0 – 2 is daily reading and learning words , while Years 3 – 6 includes numeracy and literacy. LIBRARY Hay Park School has a wonderful library which is used by all classes each week. Children are able to borrow books but they to have returned their books from the previous week. CULTURAL We have a wonderful school choir and children are encouraged to join. We also have cultural groups and opportunities to perform with dance and drama. . If you are able to help us please contact your child’s teacher. SPORT Children participate in a range of competitive and non-competitive sports. The following is a list of sports played at school: Cricket, Cross-country, Softball, Rugby, Athletics and Soccer.
Cover Page PRE-SCHOOL VISITS Parents and Caregivers are encouraged to bring their pre-schoolers for school visits before they turn five. Visiting day is a Friday between 9.00am and 10.10am; however if this is not convenient, we will talk with you to find a suitable time. Please contact the school office to book a pre- school visit. EARLY ENTRY MEETING Each term we hold a meeting for new parents to our school. At this meeting teachers will explain how parents can help their children learn. This is also an opportunity for parents to ask questions and meet other parents. HOME-SCHOOL PARTNERSHIP The Home-School Partnership meets once a term to work with families on how to help children learn. Topics that have been covered recently include - ‘How to help your child with Numeracy’ and ‘How to help your child with Reading ’.
Cover Page 2010 TERM DATES THE SCHOOL DAY Monday 11 October – Monday 20 December (92 half days) Term 4 Monday 19 July – Friday 24 September (100 half days) Term 3 Monday 19 April – Friday 2 July (98 half days) Term 2 Monday 2 February – Thursday 2 April (96 half days) Term 1 School Ends 3.00pm 4 th block 1.50pm BREAK 1.30pm 3 rd block 12.30pm LUNCH BREAK 11.50pm 2 nd block 10.30am BREAK 10.15am Morning Tea eating 10.10am 1 st block 8.50am
Cover Page COMMUNICATION WITH PARENTS Newsletters These are sent home each fortnight on a Monday, starting the first week in term, then every alternate week from then on . Meet-the-Teachers Open Evening. In February an open evening is held for parents to visit the school and meet the teachers informally. Written Reports A report is sent home during Term 2 which is discussed at the mid-year parent-teacher-child conference. Parents also receive a written report in December. Parent-Child-Teacher Interviews During Term 2, there are scheduled conferences between the parent/s, child and teacher. The dates for these conferences will be in a newsletter. We encourage all parents to attend so that they are informed about their child’s learning and progress. Portfolios At the end of Term 1 and Term 3 portfolios containing examples of your child’s work will be sent home. ??? ATTENDANCE If your child is absent from school you must phone the office on 625-9531, or text us on xxxxxxxxx before 8.50am to let the office staff know. Leave a message on the answer phone or call into the office. We will note your child’s name in the absence book. A Doctor’s Certificate is needed for children who have absences of 3 or more days. Parents wishing to withdraw their children during the school day must sign them out in the Sign Out book at the office.
Cover Page UNIFORM Hay Park School has a uniform code. The uniform is available for sale from Waikowhai Intermediate, Monday and Thursday 8.15am – pm or The Uniform Centre, xxx Remuera Road, Monday – Friday, xam – xpm, ph xxx-xxxx. Students who are unable to wear correct uniform will need a written explanation from home. STATIONERY Students are encouraged to purchase their stationery from the school. This ensures the correct books and tools are in use. SCHOOL DONATIONS The School donation is $60.00 per child per year or $100.00 per family. This donation is used to purchase resources to improve your children’s learning that the Ministry of Education does not provide funding for. HEALTH SERVICES AT SCHOOL The following health services are available at school: Dental Treatment, Public Health Nurse, Hearing and Vision Testing and Audiology. The Public Health Nurse visits our school on Thursday. She can be contacted through the school office. ROAD PATROLS Richardson Road is an extremely busy road at all times. The crossing is patrolled by Waikowhai Intermediate School and by Hay Park School from 8.15 to 8.45am and from 3.00 to 3.10pm. The road patrol children are trained and supervised.
Contents Page PH: 09 625-9531 Fax: 09 625-9552 E-mail:email@example.com <ul><li>To do </li></ul><ul><li>Principals intro </li></ul><ul><li>The Hay Park Way </li></ul><ul><li>Board info </li></ul>