In this Week’s Newsletter

Principal’s Message

Welcome back to Term 3. It was great on Monday to see all our children coming back to school with big smiles.

It was also fantastic to see so many families attend our parent interviews this week and hear more great feedback about how amazing your children are.

Reminders

  • Pick up and Drop off Procedure
      • Children can not be dropped off at school prior to 8am.
      • Children should be picked up from school by 3:30pm.
      • We have organised supervision during these times as a health and safety precaution. 
  • Celebrating Birthdays
    • Unfortunately due to the ever increasing dietary requirements of the children at our school, we are unable to allow birthday cakes and treats to be shared at school. 

Important Dates

  • CTK Open Evening
    • Wednesday 1st September 2021 – 6pm to 8pm 
    • All students will be required to be at school.
    • The evening will involve
      • Sharing of student work
      • Cultural performances
      • Music performances
      • Science Fair
  • CTK Father’s Day Mass
    • Sunday 5th September @ 10am
    • All students will be required to attend

Volunteers Needed

We are seeking volunteers to help in areas of our school.

  • Reading

Seeking some parents to spend time each morning (8:15am – 8:45am) reading with some of our students who need to increase their reading mileage. 

  • Marketing

Mr Hadnett is looking for some help to continue to market our school to the community. If you have skills in this areas please contact him on principal@ctk.school.nz

Kind regards
Billy Hadnett
Principal

The Week Ahead

Monday 2nd August – RĀHINA

  • School Starts @ 8:45am

Tuesday 3rd August – RĀTŪ

  • Sports Academy @ 7:30am
  • School Starts @ 8:45am
  • Senior School Sports Rotation (bring your House shirt)
  • Robotics & Coding Club @ 3pm

Wednesday 4th August – RĀAPA

  • School Starts @ 8:45am
  • Specialisation Day (wear your House shirt!)
  • Basketball & Rugby Skills at 3pm

Thursday 5th August – RĀPĀRE

  • Sports Academy @ 7:30am
  • School Starts @ 8:45am
  • Junior School Sports Rotation (bring your House shirt)
  • Magic Maths @ 3pm

Friday 6th August – RĀMERE

  • School Starts @ 8:45am
  • Whole School Mass @ 10am
  • Weekly Engagement Reports Home

Key Dates

Special Catholic Character

Proclaiming the Word 2021

Proclaiming the Word is about our ability to speak in a confident and clear way. We will have a junior and a senior competition.

The Final will be held on Friday 20th August in our Church starting at 12pm.

Details are below.

Junior CompetitionSenior Competition
  • Students can choose to say one of these prayers – Hail Mary or Our Father.
  • Students can choose to say this prayer in a language of their choice.
  • Classroom teachers will choose 2 or 3 students to move to the final held in our Church.
  • Students can choose one of three Bible readings which are listed below.
  • Classroom teachers will choose 3 or 4 students to move to the final held in our Church.
Reading 1
Reading 2
Reading 3

Curriculum

Academics
Moving from strength to strength
At the end of Term 2 our teachers assessed some our students and we have amazing results to show for their hard work this year.
Basic Facts
Year LevelTerm 1Term 2
Year 112% at expectation38% at expectation
Year 228% at expectation69% at expectation
Essential Spelling
Year Level
Term 1
Term 2
Year 144% at expectation86% at expectation
Year 419% at expectation38% at expectation
Year 514% at expectation36% at expectation
Writing
Year Level
Term 1
Term 2
Year 521% at expectation64% at expectation
Year 658% at expectation95% at expectation
Overall Prediction
Target is 90% of our students At or Above Curriculum Level
Reading
84% of our students At or Above Curriculum Level
Writing87% of our students At or Above Curriculum Level
Maths92% of our students At or Above Curriculum Level

Friends of CTK

Your child has brought home 6 raffle tickets to sell to raise funds to go towards our end of year school trip to the Hamilton Gardens and Zoo in November.

Tickets are $2 each or 3 tickets for $5.

5 Prize Packs to win – to be drawn on Wednesday 1st September @ 7:30pm

All sold and unsold tickets and Money are Due Wednesday 25th August

Office Updates

     Alyson, Apimeleki and Ariym to Room 6!

If you have a child who will be starting school in the next 12-18 months, please enroll them at school. We are seeing an increase in enrolments and spaces for next year are filling fast.

Reminder that we no longer take enrolments for Year 7 and Year 8.

Christ the King Parish

Mass Times

  • Monday – 9am – Liturgy of the Word
  • Tuesday – 9am
  • Wednesday – 9am
  • Thursday – 9am
  • Friday – 10am
  • Saturday – 9am & 6pm
  • Sunday – 8:30am & 10am
Christ the King Parish Website

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