Term 2, Week 8

Monday: A reminder that students will be released at 12.30pm today for the Paid Union Meeting.  Only those students that we know are being supervised can stay.  We would appreciate the prompt pick up of those that have indicated pick up this.

Tuesday: Netball B vs Beachlands @Sunnyhills

Wednesday: 1.45pm Parent Meeting in the staffroom for our Pre Enrolled learners or those families interested in coming to join our Sunnyhills learning community.

Thursday: Netball A vs Wakaaranga @Sunnyhills


  • 9am Kapa Haka.  
  • Netball A vs Willowbank @WBS. Boys Soccer vs. Beachlands @William Green.
  • 2.15pm Koru Whanau assembly - all welcome!
  • Reports come home. Please remember to book your learning conference.
  • 3.30pm Young Guns Skate School - students must be enrolled via simon@younggunsskateschool.co.nz and bring their helmet and skateboard $15 per session. 

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Heads up for Week 9: Early Closure for 3 Way Learning Conferences: Please note on Thursday 28th school is closing at 12.30pm so that we can fit in the learning conferences.  Conferences are held on Tuesday 26th till 6.30pm and Thursday 28th till 7pm.  We appreciate this is inconvenient, however due to fitting in up to 29 learners in some classes we need to close early on one of the days.  Please ensure you have booked your conference at www.schoolinterviews.co.nz and use the booking code ps3ue

Biking or scootering to school - please fill out this form if you give your child permission to bike or scooter https://goo.gl/forms/SBPB3H59pH0KlPrG3

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What makes Sunnyhills such a unique school?

It is a place where children are articulate, caring and respectful, displaying a strong sense of citizenship; a place endorsed by a safe and nurturing community. Our parents have high expectations of their children, matched by unconditional support.  At Sunnyhills we strive to unlock the potential in every child as we grow lifelong learners.

Our business first and foremost is children’s learning; preparing our young people with the skills they need for the future. The Sunnyhills’ ‘Learning for life’ philosophy fosters independence, curiosity and critical thinking.  Students are engaged, and lead their own learning pathways through inquiry based topics.  They display a ‘have a go’ attitude and are not afraid to take responsible risks. 

Opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom are plentiful and diverse.  Children’s learning is supported by high quality teaching, well resourced classrooms, a music and environmental educational specialist teachers and we have learning assistants in all of our junior classrooms. The Arts, sports and culture are valued and are an integral part of our varied programme.


Justine Driver