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Fostering

a

Future

Generation

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Motivated

Independent

Learners

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Welcome

to

Roydvale

School

Roydvale Primary School

is situated in suburban Northwest Christchurch.
Set in spacious grounds it has

– fourteen classrooms,

– a library, swimming pool,

– two adventure playgrounds and a hall.

The school also has a tennis court, netball courts, a large sports field and a confidence course for older students.

Roydvale School is a very friendly and positive place

where there are high expectations for learning and behaviour.

The 300 children who attend Roydvale are considerate and supportive of each other and are fortunate to be offered a wealth of opportunities to spark their interests, feed their enthusiasm and extend their creativity. Whether it is programmes offered as part of the curriculum or extra-curricula activities, the range offered goes towards creating well-rounded individuals with a richness of experience.

Our programmes establish a solid foundation for lifelong learning.

We have extremely high quality teaching and support staff who work together to provide a breadth of educational experiences in a friendly and caring school community.

The school has a strong family atmosphere with parents and community members providing assistance in sport coaching, transport for trips and classroom programmes.

Please feel free to contact us with any enquiries or read more about our school.

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Latest Post from The Principal’s Page

Smiling faces and new beginnings

What a brilliant start to the 2016 school year. We were greeted with smiling faces and excitement as the children and parents were welcomed into their new homerooms on Monday. During the morning we welcomed our staff members and new students. The teachers have worked hard on ensuring they are prepared for the beginning of […]

For older postings, please go to : The Principal’s Page
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  • Reminder - 2016 stationery payment is due tomorrow (Friday) please. Payment can be made online or at the office. Thank you.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    February 03

  • We are entering a yr 5/6 girls cricket team in the NZ Post Superstar Cricket Competition. Girls who are interested are bringing home a letter today. Please return the form by Friday 5th February. Contact Karen Odams if you have any queries.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    February 03

  • Itinerant Music lessons are still open for bookings until Friday 5 February. We offer flute, recorder, piano, guitar and drums. Please email Bridget Roth at bridget.roth@roydvale.school.nz if you wish to register or find out any further information.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    February 02

  • Rams in Schools Programme - Yrs 3 - 6 Registrations are still open but will close on Friday 5 February. Please register your child asap or contact Karen Odams in the office if your child would like to participate.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    February 02

  • We have had a short 15 minute powercut. This has now been restored. All systems are back up and running.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    February 02

  • Stationery - reminder stationery must be paid for by this Friday 5 February please. You can pay online or at the office. Prices are: New Entrants - $38.00 Year 1 - $25.00 Year 2 - $24.00 Year 3 & 4 - $22.00 Year 5 & 6 - $19.00

    Posted By Roydvale School

    January 31

  • Pool Keyholders - The pool is now closed on weekdays but will still be open for use on Saturday and Sunday until further notice. PLEASE ensure you lock the gate if you are the last person leaving the pool, it was left unlocked on Sunday afternoon. Thank you.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    January 31

  • 2016 Stationery - Stationery packs for Years 3-6 can be picked up from the office on the following days this week: Wednesday - 10.00am to 1.00pm Thursday - 1.00pm to 3.00pm Friday - 10.00am to 1.00pm Payment for your child's stationery can be made online to our bank account number or made at the office when you collect your pack. Stationery for Years 0-2 will be in your child's classroom on the first day and you will be able to take this home to cover in the first week of school. We do require payment of your stationery by Friday 5 February please.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    January 25

  • Just a reminder School finishes for the year tomorrow at 12.30pm. We wish all our families a wonderful Christmas and summer holiday break. Good luck to our Year 6 students moving on to Intermediate next year. We look forward to seeing our returning families back on Monday 1 February 2016. Merry Christmas!

    Posted By Roydvale School

    December 15

  • School pool keys are now available for purchase. Cost is $60 for the summer holiday season. Payment can be made by cash or eftpos at the School office.

    Posted By Roydvale School

    December 13

Upcoming Events

February 10, 2016
  • Meet the Team & School Picnic
    Starts: 5:00 pm
    Ends: February 10, 2016 - 6:35 pm


    Description:

    Time Activity
    5-5:40pm Picnic (BYO dinner and rug)
    5:40-5:55 Piwakawaka Team. Led by Lara Hyland meet in Music Room.
    6 – 6:15 Pukeko Team led by Hilary Seymour meet in Room 12.
    6:20-6:35 Kea Team led by Emily Keenan meet in Music Room
    These times allow parents who have children in different teams to attend all the meetings. The teachers in the teams will be introduced and expectations within the teams will be shared.
    The staff are looking forward to meeting you at the picnic.
    If it’s wet there will be no picnic, the sessions will be held with the teachers.

February 11, 2016
  • Sharing Papers Due back
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 11, 2016 - 11:59 pm


February 12, 2016
  • Lunches online start
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: February 12, 2016 - 9:00 am


    Description:

    Please visit the website www.lunchonline.co.nz
    This will occur every Friday (apart from Public Holidays)
    Orders must be in by 9am.

  • Bookings close parent interviews
    Starts: 12:00 pm
    Ends: February 12, 2016 - 1:00 pm


February 15, 2016
  • Meet the Teacher Meetings
    Starts: 3:10 pm
    Ends: February 15, 2016 - 6:00 pm


    Description:

    How to book your online interview
    You will be able to book everything in a couple of minutes. Once you have booked your interview, you will be emailed confirmation of your interviews, and can confirm, cancel or re-schedule on the internet at any time, until the closure date of Friday, 12 February at 12 noon. If you do not have access to a computer or have difficulty booking please contact the school office for assistance or talk with the classroom teacher.
    Follow the simple steps below to book your school interview:
    1. Type in www.schoolinterviews.co.nz
    2. Type in the school code K33BU
    3. Select Go
    4. You will be asked to enter your details a. Full name b. Email address c. Number of students booking for d. Student(s) name Select Go
    5. To choose interview times, click the check boxes – missing check boxes mean this time is unavailable – press the green Go button to confirm your interview(s)
    6. Select Finish and print a copy of your time.

February 16, 2016
  • Meet the Teacher Meetings
    Starts: 3:10 pm
    Ends: February 16, 2016 - 6:00 pm


    Description:

    How to book your online interview
    You will be able to book everything in a couple of minutes. Once you have booked your interview, you will be emailed confirmation of your interviews, and can confirm, cancel or re-schedule on the internet at any time, until the closure date of Friday, 12 February at 12 noon. If you do not have access to a computer or have difficulty booking please contact the school office for assistance or talk with the classroom teacher.
    Follow the simple steps below to book your school interview:
    1. Type in www.schoolinterviews.co.nz
    2. Type in the school code K33BU
    3. Select Go
    4. You will be asked to enter your details a. Full name b. Email address c. Number of students booking for d. Student(s) name Select Go
    5. To choose interview times, click the check boxes – missing check boxes mean this time is unavailable – press the green Go button to confirm your interview(s)
    6. Select Finish and print a copy of your time.

February 17, 2016
  • Walk or wheel to school day
    Starts: 12:00 am
    Ends: February 17, 2016 - 11:59 pm


February 19, 2016
  • Lunches online start
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: February 19, 2016 - 9:00 am


    Description:

    Please visit the website www.lunchonline.co.nz
    This will occur every Friday (apart from Public Holidays)
    Orders must be in by 9am.

February 23, 2016
  • Parent Meeting - Keeping ourselves Safe
    Starts: 2:20 pm
    Ends: February 23, 2016 - 3:20 pm


    Description:

    Keeping Ourselves Safe Parent education session with Constable Richard Brunton 2:20pm venue TBC depending on numbers.