Happy Spring! Wellington has had a couple of beautiful blue sky days heralding the beginning of the new season. What do they say? … You can't beat Wellington on a good day!
I hope spring has started well for you and you've been able to get out into the fresh air.
Congratulations on two weeks of supporting your child's distance learning. Many of you have found your rhythm despite the juggling, which is certainly something to be proud of!
The decision on alert levels is not due until early next week, so today your teachers have been planning for next week's workshops which will go ahead for as long as we remain at Level 3.
Highlights of the week
The highlights and workshops this week have been: Magical Maths, Amazing Race, Lego Challenge, ‘What’s in Tim’s bag’ and Jump Jam.
Images clockwise from top left:
Rock Art - Charlie, Rimurimu
How far do they fly? - Walter, Manaia
Pasta Making - Clark, Korimako
Friday Challenge - The Great Island Bay School Bake Off
Don’t forget to send your entries to Caitlin (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 3pm SUNDAY to be into win one of three Betsy Vouchers! Judged by Jason, the owner of Betsy, you can enter one of three categories:
Island Bay Theme
Most Uniquely Decorated
Look out for the winners next week, via seesaw.
As we head into the weekend, it is important to keep wellbeing front and centre. How is your bubble coping? The Ministry of Education has provided a wonderful resource to support all of us and our wellbeing. If you need any support in this area check it out. There are also a range of fact sheets they have developed: