Year 6 Speech Final

Congratulations to the amazing Year 6 speech finalists who did a tremendous job in front of a hugely supportive crowd. We were lucky enough to have three amazing judges from our local ToastMasters club, including former HNPS principal Mr Paul Bremmer. Paul and his team had a tough job, but finally settled on a top … Read more…

What is School For?

This is an interesting 30min Interview on Radio NZ with British Educationalist Valerie Hannon entitled, “What is School For”? Here she challenges the traditional system and talks about how education needs to change in order for students to thrive in a transforming world. https://www.radionz.co.nz/audio/player?audio_id=2018640846

Te Rito Toru meet the Gannets

The Year 3 team had a great day at Cape Kidnappers visiting the gannets. A huge thank you to the teachers for their organisation and the amazing group of parents who supported us. The tractor ride out there was a lot of fun and the kids learnt a lot, including about fault-lines (as in the … Read more…