Education Review Office Final Report 2014

Education Review OfficeThe Education Review Office (ERO) just released it’s 2014 report. We’re thrilled with the report and excited to be able to continue building on our unique schools strengths.

Report snapshot

Conclusion
A broad curriculum provides appropriate opportunities for all learners to achieve success. Responsive teaching programmes encourage high levels of learner engagement, progress and achievement. A collaborative leadership team promotes teacher reflection and inquiry. Trustees and leaders have high expectations for schoolwide improvement. Further development of evaluative review and inquiry is a next step. Continue reading

Owae Marae

Owae MaraeVogeltown School will be visiting Owae Marae in Waitara, 22 – 23rd October, with the senior students staying overnight on Wednesday.  This is a unique way to learn about, experience, and celebrate Maori culture within our community.

Senior students should have received a permission form including costs and further information, that needs to be filled in and returned to school.  Parents and caregivers are most welcome to join us for all, or part of the experience.

Newsletter No: 27 – 18 September 2014

nukes 4Click here to view: No: 27 – 18th Sept 2014

Highlights include: marae visit, music festival, sports news, uniforms, junior classrooms, school lunches and much much more!

We were very fortunate to have The Nukes perform at our school last week – this talented trio of ukulele players from West Auckland enthralled the audience, young and slightly older alike.  You can learn more about The Nukes at http://www.thenukes.co.nz/

 

 

Learning Conferences – term 3

your_childs_educationThursday 11 September 3.15 pm – 7 pm,  Friday 12 September 8.30 am – 3 pm

Learning conferences are an excellent opportunity to meet with the teacher and see the progress your children have made this year.  It is the school’s expectation that we have a 100% turnout by parents /caregivers.  If you have not yet received a meeting time, please get in touch with your teacher as soon as possible.

Note: there is NO school for students on Friday.