|Whole staff professional development in maths|
One of our foci this year has been maths and its likely to continue into 2017. Our whole staff was enthused by some very useful maths professional development on Wednesday with Shona McRae of the University of Otago.
Health and Physical Education
The staff have reported to the Board on Health and Physical Education. Its really good to see that the huge majority of our children are achieving at the expected levels in this curriculum area. We are delighted that so many of our children are excelling in weekend and after school sports teams which is only a small part of the Health and Physical Education curriculum area. The teaching strands that we cover extensively in school are: Personal Health and Physical Development, Movement Concepts and Motor Skills, Relationships with Other People and Healthy Communities and Environments. For more information on how our children are achieving with Movement Concepts and the many ways we cover this curriculum area, have a look at our board report Health and Physical Education Board Report
We have received many responses to our parent surveys. Thank you for the thought you are putting into your responses. The survey closes at the end of the day this Friday.
We are still enjoying a growth in respect in the school. It is very pleasant to be greeting each other, smiling, giving way and saying thank you. Everyone benefits.