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Term 1 2021

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Video: 7 Things That Happen When Students Own Their Learning

Exploring Our Curriculum

by Lucy Naylor

Thank you to everyone who came along to the parent information evening where we presented and discussed the SBS curriculum.

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The Eagle Has Landed!

by Lucy Naylor

Today we had a surprise visit from the air support 'Eagle' unit of the NZ police.

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Learner Led Conferences

by Scott Boniface

The benefits for students and parents

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Collaboration and construction

What is Learning through Play and what are the benefits?

by Lindsey Mackrill

“Play and learning are like the two wings of a butterfly – one cannot exist without the other.” Carla Rinaldi President of Reggio Children

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Dandelions and Orchids

by Lucy Naylor

Since returning to school, we have a keen eye on driving academic success but are also mindful of the current environment. It is a balancing act between leading learning and ensuring the wellness of our children; a truly altruistic relationship.

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2021 By-Election- Nominations Due by 2 April

by Rachael Hamilton

Please see a message from our current board of trustees

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Basketball 2021 Opening Night!

by Ethan Rasmussen

We had a fantastic night during the opening week of basketball at the YMCA on Thursday!

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2021 Beach Clean up

by Rachel McDonnell

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Nanogirl Live!!!!! at Stanley Bay School

by Janie Stone

We are so excited to have Nanogirl coming to Stanley Bay on Tuesday 4 May for an afternoon show! Every Nanogirl Live! event is designed to inspire and engage audiences with the wonders of STEM.

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Year 2-3 Fun Ferns Netball

by Helen Pelham

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Battle of the Schools

by Ethan Rasmussen

Stanley Bay School sent a group of student to Battle of the Schools on Saturday 27 March

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Stanley Bay Sports Hoodies in Stock Now!

by Rachael Hamilton

Keep warm during winter sports, represent SBS proudly and look cool all at the same time!!

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Seeking: Raffle Prizes

by Rachael Hamilton

We are looking for raffle prizes for the Stanley Bay Stampede being held on the 30th of May. Any service or product is welcome and appreciated!

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Devonport School - Fair on the Hill

by Rachael Hamilton

Saturday 10 April from 11am-5pm

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Small is Beautiful Pre School- Job Opportunity

by Rachael Hamilton

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Rippa Rugby School Holiday Programme

by Rachael Hamilton

Registrations Close 3 April 2021

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Marrzipan Drama Holiday Workshop

by Rachael Hamilton

The Marrzipan Drama Holiday Workshop runs from 9:30am-4 pm Monday 19th-Friday 23rd of April at Birkdale Intermediate School. Students will devise their own play from scratch, create characters, direct each other, design the set, bring in costumes and get to perform to family and friends at the end of the final day!

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Shrek - The Musical JR

by Rachael Hamilton

Performed by a youth cast

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School Donation 2021

by Janie Stone

Thank you to all the families who have paid their school donation for 2021. We would also greatly appreciate your payment of the school donation.

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Life Education Sessions

by Scott Boniface

As part of delivering the Health and PE curriculum at Stanley Bay, we have the Life Education Mobile classroom and their team on site to deliver exciting and highly engaging lessons.

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Our Juniors are Enjoying Being Back at School

by Rachael Hamilton

Here are some photos of our week!

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Exploring Teaching and Learning

by Rachael Hamilton

On Tuesday 23 March, at 7 pm in Room 8, you are invited to come and find out how we deliver teaching and learning.

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Bowls Night is taking a vacation till Term 4!

by Rachael Hamilton

What a month it has been! Between 2 lockdowns and tight timeframes of daylight saving we are sadly having to postpone our annual Bowls Evening on Sat 20th of March.

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Football Sessions ay Stanley Bay School.

by Rachael Hamilton

5 weekly sessions using an inflatable football pitch

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North Shore Winds- Meet the Instruments

by Rachael Hamilton

An educational concert aimed at young kids

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Harold The Giraffe and The Life Education Team

by Scott Boniface

From the 18th-25th of March, the Life Education team (along with Harold the Giraffe) will be in school working with all of our students.

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Learning Beyond the Classroom

by Lucy Naylor

Learning beyond the classroom is fast becoming our new normal. Whilst we navigate distance learning this week, we can reflect on how fortunate we were to complete our learning experiences outside of the classroom. Learning that was designed to engage the children in activities that build resilience, involve challenge, risk-taking and stepping outside of their comfort zone.

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Learning From Home #3!

by Lucy Naylor

Day two of learning from home...I hope all is well. While we will be providing online learning for our students, we also understand that your family comes; first, we encourage you to do what is best for your child/ren at this time. Learning should be fun and engaging for all involved.

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Wellbeing Toolkit

by Lucy Naylor

When we return to school, we know that many students will be excited to see their friends and getting back to their classroom, while some may be anxious or detached from their learning.

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Years 5 & 6 EOTC - Camp Adair

by Helen Pelham

Our seniors were lucky to be able to go to Camp Adair in between lockdowns. They had a fabulous time enjoying the camp food, camp concert and all the children should be proud of how they challenged themselves, showed resilience and completed all the activities.

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Years 0-2 EOTC - Camp Day

by Emma Gauntlett

Ropu Kakano had a fantastic Camp Day at school last Wednesday. Thank you so much to the parents that let us use their tents for the day, helped us to put the tents up and down and also cooked our sausage sizzle lunch, it was very much appreciated.

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Years 3 & 4 EOTC- Birkenhead Leisure Centre

by Grace Chapman and Rachel McDonnell

The year 3 and 4 students had a fantastic time at Birkenhead Leisure Centre on Wednesday. They participated in rock climbing, bush hut making and orienteering.

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Enrichment programmes at Stanley Bay School - Term 1

by Scott Boniface

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Our visit to Sky City Hotel – By Alex & Zac

by Rachael Hamilton

Our mum bought a raffle ticket for $5 during last years Knowledg-a-thon and we won a trip to the Sky City Hotel!

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The date for Class and Individual Portraits Has Been Moved

by Rachael Hamilton

Photolife will now be coming to Stanley Bay School 7 May 2021

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We need YOU!

by Lucy Naylor

Our school thrives on community support and as we begin to set up programs for the year we really need your help! There are many opportunities we would like to offer but can only happen with the support and commitment of our parents....this is where YOU come in!

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Digital Learning Resources to Educate and Entertain Kids at Home

by Rachael Hamilton

To make learning easier, despite the distance, we've made this list of resources for educating and entertaining kids at home.

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Did you know we are now on Facebook?

by Janie Stone

We now have a Stanley Bay School Facebook page. Please check it out here: https://www.facebook.com/stanleybayschool and like us to get regular updates.

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Keep up to date using the Stanley Bay School App

by Rachael Hamilton

The School App provides parents and caregivers with instant access to school information on a mobile device.

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Annual Bowls Fundraiser at Stanley Bay Bowling Club- Get the Babysitter Booked!

by Rachael Hamilton

Friends of Stanley are excited to announce that our annual Bowls Fundraiser at Stanley Bay Bowling Club is in progress! Every year it is a sell out event that parents really enjoy. Great way to capture the end of the long summer nights! Here are a few key things you need to know as we have made a few changes this year to enable us to run a COVID safe event.

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Friends of Stanley Bay need your help...

by Rachael Hamilton

The Friends of Stanley Bay School (FOSB) are a group of parents who volunteer their time to run events that build school and community spirit as well as raising vital funds for our school.

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Kindo

by Rachael Hamilton

The Stanley Bay School online shop, Kindo is designed to make it easy for you to complete permission slips and view, register and pay your school donation and other essential items for your child. Kindo is our preferred method of payment.

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POSTPONED-Online Safety Information Evening- New dates coming soon

by Rachael Hamilton

Please find information regarding the online safety evening held at Takapuna Grammar March 3 2021.

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Pocket Rockets Dance is excited to be back at Stanley Bay School in 2021!

by Rachael Hamilton

Classes are on Zoom until alert levels change.

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Race Days by the Sea- Alert Level Dependant

by Rachael Hamilton

5th - 7th & 12th - 14th of March on Windsor Reserve

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Junior Rugby

by Rachael Hamilton

2021 Season Registrations Open Now

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Learn to be a Junior Masterchef!

by Rachael Hamilton

Join Littlecooks at BIS Friday afternoons.

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SBS Policies and Procedures

by Lucy Naylor

Policies and procedure documents ensure the smooth and successful operation of the school and make sure that the school meets its legal obligations.

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Kia ora whānau

by Scott Boniface

I hope you have had a wonderful break and enjoyed some quality time with family and friends, taking advantage of the awesome weather over the last few weeks. Below is an outline of what to expect during Term 1 at Stanley Bay School and what our teams will be learning.

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Are you the next great pop star?

by Rachael Hamilton

MEC are the largest specialist music provider in Auckland

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New Jiu-Jitsu Classes in Devonport

by Rachael Hamilton

First Class Free!

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Recovery Time

by Lucy Naylor

I trust over the break you have managed to recover from 2020 and enjoyed being with your family and hitting the pause button for a while.

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Guitar Lessons with Dave Gatman

by Janie Stone

Guitar lessons are available at school, with Dave Gatman from Musiqhub. If you would like to enrol your child to start guitar lessons soon, please contact Dave on 021 2221456 or dave.gatman@musiqhub.co.nz.

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Starting Strong

by Lucy Naylor

What a week! Last week we thoroughly enjoyed welcoming you and your children back to school, the excitement and energy levels were palpable. Overnight, learning was swiftly moved to Home School and yet our learners continued to engage. As a staff we could not be more proud of their positive attitude and what they have achieved in the past few days.

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Free 'Have-A-Go' Kids Athletics Series- Vauxhall Sports Reserve, Rugby Grounds

by Rachael Hamilton

Every Tuesdays 4-6pm from16 Feb through to 23 March 2021

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Marrzipan Drama Drama Holiday Workshop

by Rachael Hamilton

9:30 am-4 pm Monday 19th-Friday 23rd of April at Birkdale Intermediate School.

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Notice of navy fence replacement near the intersection of Patuone Ave

by Rachael Hamilton

Please see attached letter from the navy

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A new way to order Sushi!

by Rachael Hamilton

Fishy Business are trialing a new way for parents to order sushi online.

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2021 Stationery Orders

by Rachael Hamilton

Did you know you can buy your child's stationery via Kindo?, our one-stop shop!

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2021 Medical Care Plan Updates

by Rachael Hamilton

As part of our Health and Safety procedures, we annually review our medical database so that we can support students with identified health concerns. Please can you let us know if your child has a medical or health condition/s that we should be aware of.

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