UPDATE FOR WEEK ENDING FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY
We are looking forward to welcoming our families back to Albany Primary School on Tuesday. Please take care and keep safe over the long weekend.
MONDAY 6TH FEBRUARY
Public holiday – Waitangi Day (school closed)
TUESDAY 7TH FEBRUARY
First day start at normal starting time of 8.55am
WEDNESDAY 8TH FEBRUARY
Pōwhiri welcome assembly for new families to Albany Primary School, 9.10am
Year 5/6 Waterwise excursion – Area 30
After School Sports information meeting for parents, 2.15pm in the staffroom.
THURSDAY 9TH FEBRUARY
Year 5/6 Waterwise excursion – Areas 24, 25, 26, 29
FRIDAY 10TH FEBRUARY
Year 5/6 Waterwise excursion – Areas 23, 28, 31, 32
TRAFFIC: We are noticing significant traffic delays in the area at the moment so please be patient to keep our children safe on their return to school.
PARTNERSHIP MEETINGS – SCHOOL CLOSED FROM 12.30PM ON THURSDAY 16TH FEBRUARY: We will be holding our Partnership Meetings on Wednesday 15th and Thursday 16th February. School will be closing at an earlier time of 12.30pm on Thursday 16th February. For parents of bus students – we have been advised by Ritchies Bus Services that they are unable to provide a 12.30pm bus service. Notices will be going home on Tuesday with further information and partnership meeting booking details.
SCHOOL MAP/ACCESS TO CLASSROOMS: Please find attached an updated map of our school. With construction areas out of bounds, access to classrooms from our front gate is to the right of our administration block.
AFTER SCHOOL SPORTS REGISTRATIONS: We still have places available in Year 3/4 flippaball, Year 5/6 flippaball, Year 3/4 basketball and Year 5/6 girls basketball. For more information and to register please go to: Enrolmy | Albany Primary School
SWIMMING GRADING: For those parents wanting their child (aged 8 and over as at 16th March 2023) to attend the APS Swimming Sports Day (will be held on Friday the 24th February), they will need to attend a grading session on Friday, 17th February. Please note that this grading session is purely to ascertain your child’s swimming ability to cope with events at our Albany Swimming Sports Day, NOT for Inter-school selection. For more information and to collect permission slips - Year 4 students can collect notices from Area 35, and Year 5 and 6 students from Area 30.
WELCOME TO ALBANY PRIMARY SCHOOL
We are a school with a rich history and an exciting future. We pride ourselves on the happy, friendly and safe environment that is evident from the moment you enter our grounds. Learning is not silent at our school but shouts with curiosity and challenge.
Our goal is to ensure that your child is given every opportunity possible to develop and grow through our inclusive and holistic curriculum.
The school's vision "where learning makes a difference" is the foundation for all we do.
Our values of Respect, Excellence, Aroha and Caring, Creativity, and Honesty (REACH) are modelled and reinforced by the teachers as essential qualities that we all strive for in our learning community.
Albany Primary School belongs to a Community of Learning (COL)
Better Together: A connected pathway for empowered learners