21 August 2009 Newsletter No 25 Dear Parents School Donations If by tyndale


									21 August 2009                                       NSW Science
Newsletter No 25                                     As you can read below, pupils who sat the recent
                                                     Science tests achieved outstanding results –
Dear Parents                                         across the board probably the highest aggregates
School Donations                                     we have had; Fantastic marks. ‘Percentile’ means
If your family makes your donation by term we        the place a student attains relative to every 100
would appreciate payment to the office as soon       children of the same age who sat the tests in NZ.
as you are able. Reminders will be posted next       Year 4 Results
week but if you can make a payment before this
                                                          Name           Score    %        %        Award
it would be appreciated. Thank you.                                       /30     age      ile
                                                     Lachlan Davidson      27     90      98      Distinction
Measles Outbreaks
                                                     Sebastian Dolan       25     83      91      Distinction
In light of recent measles outbreaks in some         Jarred Van Gysen      25     83      91      Distinction
areas we have received information from the          Annabel               25     83      91      Distinction
Ministry of Health. They have informed us that       Verhoeven
in the event of a case of measles in their class,    Chalise Chevin       24      80      86      Credit
students with no proven immunity (through            Zoe Fifield          24      80      86      Credit
immunisation or previous exposure) who have          Ross Sweatman        24      80      86      Credit
                                                     Nicola West          24      80      86      Credit
been in contact during the infectious stages will    Amanda West          23      77      80      Credit
be excluded from school for 14 days from their       Eden Ivatt-Oakley    21      70      66      Credit
last contact. When your child enrolls at the         Jared Main           21      70      66      Credit
school we enter details of their immunisation        Isaac Linstrom       19      63      49      Participation
record onto a data base if this information is
                                                     Year 5 Results
provided to us by parents. If you have not shown
us your child’s immunisation certificate and now           Name           Score    %        %       Award
wish to do so, please bring it to the office.                              /30     age      ile
                                                     Jason Dockery          27     90       99    High
A separate flyer from Auckland Regional Public                                                    Distinction
Health Service accompanies this newsletter.          William Cooper        26      87       97    Distinction
                                                     Thomas Falconer       24      80       90    Distinction
       Coatesville School is a Cool School!          Patrick Stone         23      77       86    Credit
Teachers at Coatesville have just completed          Year 6 Results
five hours of professional development with the
                                                           Name           Score    %        %       Award
Peace Foundation in School/Peer Mediation                                  /40     age      ile
which gives us “Cool Schools” status. This           Tiree Weston           36     90       99    High
program is supported by the Ministries of                                                         Distinction
Health and Education and has for us, been fully      Jana Unternahrer      35      87.5     99    High
funded by the Ministry of Health. Because peer       Emma Cadman           34      85       99    High
mediation is part of the Health and Physical                                                      Distinction
Education syllabus, it can be taught as part of      Tayla Baxter          32       80      98    Distinction
the curriculum. Time commitment to training is       Kyla Klein            31      77.5     96    Distinction
                                                     Corbin Cantell        31      77.5     96    Distinction
repaid by a reduction in conflicts, less stress on
                                                     Travis Van Gysen      29      72.5     91    Distinction
teachers and improved class and learning             Nick                  29      72.5     91    Distinction
environments.                                        Egnot-Johnson
Children will now be taught the skills of active     Oliver Stanley        27      67.5     83    Credit
listening for conflict resolution and peer           Reuben Fleming        25      62.5     72    Credit
mediation right across the school. Next term,
                                                     Subway Info for New Families
children from Totara syndicate will be trained in    Our Subway Day is Wednesday. Children can
mediation for low level playground disputes and      pick up an envelope from their classroom or
a team will be selected to be Coatesville School     from the office foyer. Just fill it out, enclose
Peer Mediators. We will keep you informed            payment and take to our subway monitors in
through the newsletter of our progress with          front of the library before school on Wednesday.
this great program!
       Daffodil Day                               Coatesville Music Concert
Next Friday 28th August                           This will be held next Tuesday 25th
the school is supporting the                      August at 7pm in the Coatesville
                                                  Hall, showcasing our talented musicians and
Cancer Society’s Daffodil
                                                  choristers. All welcome. Entry by donation.
Day. We are asking everyone to wear
something yellow and to bring along a gold        Newsletter on-Line
coin before school to the area outside            Remember if your child is absent on a Friday or
Room 6. In exchange they will receive a           doesn’t bring a newsletter home it can be viewed
                                                  on our website www.coatesville.school.nz. There
daffodil brooch and the knowledge that            is also a copy on the noticeboard at the gate.
they have helped a very worthwhile cause.
      Thanking you, Sheila Helleur                Kind Regards

                    PFA                           Playcentre Carpark – Please leave the 7
   Western Night – Yeeha, what a wild night.     carparks directly in front of the Coatesville
                                                  Playcentre for Playcentre use only from 8:50am
    The hall was transformed into an Indian
                                                  until 12:30pm Mon-Fri. Many thanks to all those
    village and the cowboys and Indians came      who have been doing so. Coatesville Playcentre
    out to play. A huge thank you to Colin        The Green Gym – The sun is out and so are we
    Mitten, Fleur O’Brien, Lisa Manthel,          at The Green Gym. Classes on Tuesdays and
    Carolyn Applegath, Chrissie Dunn, Kirsty      Thursdays. Ph Tarnia on 0272723722.
                                                  Quad Riding – We are an off road racing club
    Thomas and Vicki Clague for organising
                                                  call All Terrain Racing. We are a family based
    such a fantastic event and to Mary Logan      club with the aim of having a fun day out. On our
    and Gus Van Zyl for your help. Also thanks    club days we race kids off road cars (mainly 7
    to everyone who brought food and those        year olds) and would like to invite children with
    who helped decorate the hall, but most        50cc and 90cc quads to join us once a month for
                                                  a bit of fun. For more information please contact
    importantly to the community who turned       Richard Crabb on 413-7337 or (021)249-2746.
    up and were so generous. Western Night        Albany Junior High Production – School
    raised $16,500 towards the new classroom      House Rock! 15-18 September in the
    furnishings – an awesome effort.              Performing Arts Centre. Tickets from AJHS
        Fantastic indeed!! P.G.                   office. Children $6, adults $12. Ph 4155473.
                                                  Kumeu Cricket Club is now taking Junior
   Ag Day Collections – Next week we are         Registrations (2009 Yrs 1-8) for the new season,
    collecting jars of lollies. There will be a   starting 31 Oct. Register by email to Sarah
                                                  Hewitt (sarahlhewitt@gmail.com) 094209157
    prize for the room that collects the most.    online http://clubs.nzcricketonline.co.nz/kumeu
    We would love to have more non-               or at the clubrooms at Huapai Domain, Tapu Rd,
    perishable grocery items for the hamper       Huapai on Sat 29 August or 5 Sept 10-12:30.
    raffles. Please place all donations in the    Also NEW for this season, GIRLS-ONLY U12
                                                  cricket played with a soft ball.
    box located in each classroom.
                                                  Intensive Swimming Lessons – Are your
   Ag Day Lucky Dip – This year we are           children prepared for their summer aquatic
    collecting any spare new toys/items           activities? It takes time for children to learn to
                                                  swim & develop the water survival skills
    suitable for the boys and girls lucky dip.
                                                  necessary for them to enjoy the multitude of
    Please place in donation boxes.               aquatic activities available to them in NZ.
   Tea Towels – Sorry, these have been           Book our intensive swimming lessons over the
                                                  holidays. In the Millennium main pool only for
    delayed. We will send the order forms out     children 7 yrs & above. Cost $57.50 week with
    when they arrive.                             payment at time of booking. Ph 477 2074 for
                                                  more info or to make a time for an assessment.

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