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 Distinction 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org) 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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