To all our students and their families, a big welcome back for your final term at Baverstock Oaks School .  We have enjoyed hearing about all of the fantastic things you got up to over the term break. We are really looking forward to re-connecting with your children and assisting them to learn and grow.

Some Important Notices for Term 4:

Inquiry Focus:

Block 8E’s Term 3 Inquiry Focus is ‘Space’.  Students will be making connections between the things in our solar system and the distances between them.


Stardome Observatory Planetarium:

During Westardomebluecircleforweb2ek 2, we visited Stardome Observatory Planetarium where students discovered the complexities of our solar system and developed their understanding of what makes each object in our solar system unique. We also learnt about the conditions required for life to exist We are now continuing to develop this learning through our inquiry focus in class.


Year 6 Graduation:

GradddddYear 6 Graduation will be held on the evening of Tuesday 27th November in the school hall.This is a chance for students to mix and mingle over dinner with their peers before the graduation ceremony. Thank you to those of you who have returned your dietary requirements and payments.  More details about the Year 6 graduation will be provided closer to the date.


Summer Uniform: 

HatsAs the weather is getting warmer it is important that students are wearing appropriate uniform to school. Hats will be required every day this term. If an official school hat is unavailable a plain black hat is sufficient. It is also recommended that students wear sandals to school in the warmer weather.

Also, a reminder that P.E uniform should be brought to school everyday.


Important Dates to Remember:

Week 4: Monday and Tuesday 5th & 6th November – Skype an Astronomer

             Wednesday 7th November – Athletics Day

Week 5: Monday 12th November – Teachers Strike Day – School Closed

             Thursday 15th November 6.30pm – Kids for Kids Choir Concert

             Saturday 17th November 4pm-7pm – International Food Festival

Week 6: Tuesday 20th November – Interschool Athletics Day

Week 7: Tuesday 27th November – Year 6 Graduation Evening

Week 8: Wednesday 5th December – WeetBix Kiwi Kids Tryathlon

             Thursday 6th December 6pm  – Fiafia Night

Week 9: Tuesday 11th September – Enviro Group Umu Feast

             Wednesday 12th December – Years 4-6 Prizegiving

Friday 14th December – Final day of the year, school to finish at 12.30pm

Upper 8E Whanau Teacher Contact Details:

Room 8/Mrs Brown – [email protected]

Room 21/Mrs MacDonald – [email protected]

Room 22/ Mrs Else – [email protected]

Room 23/Mrs Mackie – [email protected]

Room 24/Miss Takimoana – [email protected]