Newsletter 2021/32

Principal’s Message Kia Ora Welcome to Term 4!I hope you got to spend some quality time with your kids over the term break. I was fortunate enough to spend a week on the west coast of the South Island. I was stunned by the natural beauty of sights along the Coastal Highway, the Glacial Highway … Read more

Newsletter 2021/31

Principal’s Message Kia Ora The last week of Term 3 has arrived. Although the term was disjointed by lockdown the kids have still achieved plenty in terms of the learning. The last few weeks have been especially productive ones with students sharing their inquiry projects, their persuasive writing, their upcycled art projects, their problem-solving maths … Read more

Newsletter 2021/30

Paraparaumu-Beach-School-field-play Two students playing on the field

Principal’s Message Kia Ora Since returning back to Level 2, and with the finer weather, it’s great to see kids using the school grounds to play on weekends. Our grounds and adventure playgrounds are wonderful resources, which we are happy for our community to enjoy outside of school hours. However, recently, we have had some … Read more

Newsletter 2021/29

Principal’s Message Tena Koutou It’s Māori Language week! I am heartened that over time more and more people are able to pronounce PARAPARAUMU correctly. It doesn’t take a lot of effort and it really rolls off the tongue beautifully when you get it right. Let’s band together to help everyone say the name of our … Read more

Newsletter 2021/28

Principal’s Message Dear PBS Parents and Caregivers I am looking forward to seeing our students and staff back at school from this Thursday. I’m sure you are all happy with this news too. This means we have three weeks and 2 days left of Term 3, so we are very keen to get students back … Read more