Welcome back to 2019!!

A big welcome back to our returning whanau and our new whanau as we transition in to 2019! We are looking forward to another great year here at Vogeltown!

You will notice some subtle, and some not so subtle, changes around the school for the 2019 – see if you can spot them!

We welcome Mr Brent Bishop to Rm 8 as Mr George will be a walking DP for the school this year – I know you will all welcome Mr Bishop in the ‘Vogeltown Way’.

We begin this year on Feb 4th at 9am. We will be having a Powhiri for the students at 11.30am on this day.



What an awesome unit of work our senior students have been involved in over this term – culminating in a wonderful market night last night.

The kids have been learning about collaborating with others, participating and contributing and student agency!

Here are some photos of the kids and their stalls:


We are very lucky to have Mr Bill Clarkson working with your school. This week we have had Arbor day where our kids went and worked in ‘Shepherds Bush’ and planted 70 Waiwaka trees! We also planted some new natives at the junior school with rm 3 and rm 14. These kids will be able to look back at the trees they have planted in years to come!

Some photos can be found here:


This was an awesome experience and solidifies our school vision of Manaaki Whenua – Caring for the land.

Thanks for all your help Bill!