Get your downloadable March 2020 Newsletter here. PRINCIPAL’s NEWS Tēnā koutou i ngā whānau o te kura. Understanding Year 7 and 8 Children  We want all our ANI students and parents to enjoy their educational experiences. To achieve this, it is important that teachers and parents understand the wide variety of developmental changes children experience as they transition from childhood to adolescence. Their bodies

Get your downloadable February 2020 Newsletter here. PRINCIPAL and DEPUTY PRINCIPAL’s NEWS Tēnā koutou i ngā whānau o te kura. Nau mai ki te ngāhurutanga rua mano tekau! Ngā mihi nunui o te tau hou. Hello to all families at our school. The Senior Leadership Team of Jill, Shane and Bryce welcome you to the new decade. A huge happy new year to you

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Stepping Up and Stepping Out In just a couple of short weeks our Year 8 students leave their Primary education behind.  They arrived here as children and leave us as emerging adolescents. When I observe these confident young people going about their school activities, it’s hard to remember the shy diffident youngsters that arrived less than two years ago.  From

PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Staying the distance         Can you believe we only have six more weeks of school left in 2019?! In order to get the most educational value from the short two years at Intermediate it is essential that our students stay fully engaged in their educational studies and extracurricular activities right through to the end of all four terms. Understandably Year 8’s are

  PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Today’s newsletter is being sent to you during the school holidays - we hope you are enjoying the break.  Term 3 concluded with a very enjoyable prizegiving where we congratulated a number of students on their successes.  It was a real privilege to be able to host the assembly at Eden Park - huge thanks to CEO Nick Sautner

  PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Production - this week we are in the process of adding our final touches to the school production of Hairspray Jnr. It’s shaping up to be a spectacular show so don’t miss out on your tickets, something not to be missed (Matinee is Tuesday, evening performances Wednesday and Thursday nights - see you there).  Netball - the last of our

  PRINCIPAL’S NEWS Welcome back to a new term where there will be lots happening, lots of excitement and lots of focus needed by our students.  It’s a term where students will be challenged in their learning and one that will have an emphasis on study skills and study habits. Attendance and punctuality play a huge role in helping students develop these study

  PRINCIPAL’S NEWS The New Zealand Curriculum The next section for us to ‘unpack’ are the Key Competencies of the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC).  This section can be thought of as the tool kit for optimum learning. The competencies are thinking; using language, symbols and texts; managing self; relating to others; participating and contributing. Just like the Vision and Values sections the key competencies

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