PRINCIPAL’S NEWS The New Zealand Curriculum: Vision and Values This month I am sharing with you the second article about the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC) and how it influences the education programmes provided at ANI.  The NZC underpins not just the teaching and achievement standards children are expected to reach at each stage of their schooling, but it also sets our Directions

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS The New Zealand Curriculum   This term I will be running  a series of curriculum articles in the monthly newsletter. Each article will explain an aspect of the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC). In the May newsletter I will discuss the NZ Curriculum - what is this and what does it include. In the June newsletter, curriculum vision and values will

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Benefits of Attending a Diverse School The Board of Trustees and all of the staff at ANI extend our heartfelt condolences to our Muslim families as you grieve for your Muslim brothers and sisters coping with the tragic events that took place in Christchurch recently. Our thoughts and Aroha are with you as we all deal with the enormity of

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS I am sure the last two weeks of school have been an enjoyable time for all our students - in talking with the teachers they have told me that students in their classes are feeling happy, motivated and looking forward to coming to school each day.  I’m sure camp and EOTC may have influenced some of these comments but

  PRINCIPAL’S NEWS   Tēnā koutou ngā whānau o ngā tamariki o te kura. Nau mai i te tau hou o 2019o Ka whakaaro mātou o te kura i tēnei tau ngā pou e wha Te Pou Tuatahi - Mauri Manaaki Manaaki mo ngā tauira me ngā whānau hoki mo mahi i roto i te kura me ngā tino wawata ka whai ake nei. Te Pou Tuarua -

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS As this is the last newsletter for the year, the staff and I would like to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy holiday.   At this time of the year it is to be expected that your child will have lots more spare time on their hands.  A lot of that time will be spent

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS This week we held a special school assembly with both year groups to reinforce the types of behaviours we expect between now and the last day of school for 2018.   In schools we often call this time of the year the “silly season” as some of our students relax a little too much, the hormones kick in and there

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Welcome back to school – I trust you all had a super break, enjoyed the warmer weather, got to relax a bit and enjoyed some quality family time. As our students move into the final term of 2018 it’s important for them to take a few minutes to reflect on the progress they’ve made during Terms 1,2 & 3. Whether

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Spring is in the air!  Great to see the students outside playing on the field now the weather has turned.  Term 3 is always a great term as we prepare for the Year 8 exhibition and help our Year students prepare for next year by trying different activities and options such as electives. The change in weather also seems to

  Dear Parents, Caregivers and friends of ANI, Welcome back to a new school term. I trust you all managed to get some quality family time over the break with your sons and daughters and they are ready for the busy term ahead. The holidays are a great time to rest up,  recharge the batteries and reflect on what lies ahead