Week 2, Term 1 2023

Good Morning Whanau, It is so good to be back at school and hear the sound of our children in the classes. A huge thank you to our seniors who helped with clean up this morning. Thank you to our staff for all their work over the last two days. Their mana and mahi is much appreciated. Swimming sports for years 4-8 has been postponed to Thursday 2nd March. The Piwakawaka Beach Trip has been postponed to Term 4. Splish Splash Day for years 1-4 is on Tuesday 28th February. GRIP Student… Read More

Week 1, Term 1 2023

Kia Ora Parents and Whanau, What a wonderful first week back it has been. It was so lovely to see so many of you last night at our Meet the Teacher evening. We certainly have a few water babies in our school. Welcome back everyone and welcome to our new families. We welcome back Miss Rook, who will be working together with Miss Baird in Te Moana. This week all our classes have been focused on setting up routines, class treaties and getting programmes underway. Mrs Greenstock our Deputy Principal has been… Read More

Week 1, Term 1 2023

Kia Ora Whanau, Welcome to 2023. Firstly we cannot wait to see all our beautiful tamariki on Tuesday 7th February. For the first week, whanau are able to walk students to class if they wish. From week 2, students will be dropped at the gate and need to walk to class independently. Ms Greenstock and I will assist those students who may need support. Swimming starts from day 1. Our Meet the Teacher is on Thursday 9th February from 5pm at our school pool.  This is an informal gathering where you can… Read More

Week 7, Term 4 2022

Kia Ora Whanau, What an incredible two weeks we have had with camps for Team Kereru and Tui, extension sailing programs, Akonui Hui, a beautiful last class assembly from Uenuku and now we are in the sprint to the end as we prepare for end of year and 2023. Thank you to all our amazing parents and staff for supporting and helping out so we could ensure our students have these amazing opportunities   Transition and 2023 Classes: Friday 2nd DecemberTomorrow is our transition day. Students will come to the hall and be… Read More

Week 4, Term 4 2022

Nau mai, haere mai parents and whanau, Parents Evening: Our Kids Online Please join us tonight at 7pm for this presentation at the Glenbrook School hall. (No children are to attend, this is an ADULTS only evening). These are serious issues that we are all dealing with, that involve our children or our children will deal with, no matter what age your child is. There is no cost (Paid for by Glenbrook School).  Join Rob and the team. They are filmmakers and were asked to screen their documentary in Parliament last year…. Read More

Week 3, Term 4 2022

Kia Ora Parents and Whanau, AkoLast week our amazing students in Teams Kereru and Pouakai showed their wonderful mana and ako at athletics. We loved watching our students give everything a go, support and cheer each other, and be proud of themselves and their friends. It was such a neat day. Well done to all those students who placed. The 200m finals, 400m and 800m will be run this week around class timetables. It was so lovely to have school photos last Friday. We have not had photos for two years. Our tamariki looked gorgeous. We can’t wait… Read More

Week 1, Term 4 2022 Newsletter

Kia Ora Parents and Whanau,Welcome back to school and to Term 4. It has been a wonderful start to the term. This week we had students representing Glenbrook School at the years 5&6 girls Franklin basketball competition, Waiuku Group Day Calf Club and Auckland EPRO8 Grand final. Our Waiuku touch teams were back practising and students in years 5-8 have begun applying for 2023 Roles and Responsibilities positions. Newsletters have gone home for Team Kereru camp, Team Tui camp, Y8 Vector Wera trip, Sailing, Snow Camp 2023 and Hillary Camp 2023. Thank… Read More

Week 9 Newsletter, Term 3 2022

Kia Ora, Please see newsletter sent out: Kia Ora Parents and Whanau and welcome to week 9.  AkoThis week we are very proud of our teams that are representing us. We have three EPRO8 teams representing Glenbrook School at the EPRO8 semi-finals. We have four teams representing Glenbrook School at Franklin Mathex. Next week we have four teams representing us at Franklin basketball. We love it when our students make the most of their opportunities. This week our years 4-8 have been busy with end of term easttles in Reading and Mathematics…. Read More

Week 8, Term 3 2022

Kia Ora Whanau and welcome to week 8.  I am fortunate to announce that I have been appointed and awarded the position of Waiuku Kahui Ako (Waiuku Community of Schools) Lead Principal. I am excited to be able to work across all of our Waiuku Schools. I would like to thank our Board of Trustees and our talented leadership team for their support. On Wednesdays and Thursdays, Mrs Greenstock will be acting Principal. Thank you for your support of our staff as they engaged in professional development last week. An extremely important… Read More

Week 7, Term 3 2022

Nau mai, haere mai and welcome to week 7. Congratulations to all our students who represented Waiuku at Franklin zone day. Glenbrook students did exceptionally well with three students qualifying for the Year 7&8 Auckland inter-zone competition at Muriwai Beach next week and seven students placing in the top ten. Professional Development ThursdayA reminder that our staff will be engaged in professional development from 12pm this Thursday. We ask that parents please pick up students at 12pm. The school bus will be running from 12pm (There is no afternoon bus run). If… Read More