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Fern, the falcon, comes to Renwick School

Maia whanau raised $616.60 from their crazy hair day in support of the Falcon Trust.  Today Fern, the falcon, Lizzie and Diana come to collect the money.  The children were an incredible audience who sang a waiata for Fern and shared their story about facts they had learnt and the Crazy Hair day they organised.Because the group had raised so much, it means they are now eligible to sponsor a falcon of their own.  Well done Maia, we are all very proud of you....

September 28, 2022

Menz Shed supports our young people

Every Friday I watch a small group disappear off to the Menz Shed to build and create new things.  Today I caught these young, proud builders who have all come back with a very colourful and well built trailer.Thank you to the team at the Renwick Menz Shed for your ongoing support....

September 28, 2022

We have a new path. Thanks Rob.

As we welcomed our new playground this year, it was quickly recognised that in the midst of winter, we had no access to the playground without having to tramp through mud.  The conversations started about a new pathway.A big thanks to Rob for creating a new path....

September 28, 2022

Pasifika Festival

On Saturday 24 September our Pasifika group performed at the Pasifika Festival.  What an incredible display of talent that confidently shared through song creating a fun atmosphere.  Congratulations to our school group we are all very proud of you....

September 28, 2022

Y 5-8 Renwick School swimming sports

Thursday 22 September we gathered at The Stadium to watch some of our students swim.  It was great to see students challenging themselves, supporting one another and for some swimming distances that were new for them.It was disappointing however, to only have some of the Y 5-8 students there and am working hard to identify how we can support and encourage more to attend in 2023....

September 28, 2022

Hayley, our solo entry at Science Fair

Hayley S stood proudly at the Marlborough Science Fair as she shared her learning.  Renwick School participates every second year but Hayley decided she wanted to share her learning this year as well.  Congratulations Hayley, your learning is outstanding....

September 27, 2022

Te Pā Wānanga Kapa Haka performance

On Wednesday 21 September Renwick kura was treated to an outstanding Kapa Haka performance from our tamariki at Te Pā Wānanga. The shared with us the performance they performed at the festival in Whakatū (Nelson). Out of 10 teams performing, the group got 3rd for Whakawātea (a term used for the final item of a traditional performing arts competition during which the performing group retreats from the stage), 2nd = for uniform and 3rd for Mita o te reo (rhythm, intonation, pronunciation and s...

September 21, 2022

Māia Whanau hold a Crazy Hair Day

Māia Whanau have done a great job raising money for the NZ Falcon Trust- raising $600! Tino pai team for organising this and well done to all of the students that styled their hair in weird and wacky ways to support this amazing cause....

September 15, 2022

Bike safety with Pukahukahu

We have had the bike safety team back supporting and ensuring our Y6 are confident when riding on our local streets.   The group works through a number of skills in the school grounds before putting them into practice on the road.Thanks to the bike safety team for their help and support....

September 6, 2022

Like a Boss trading week

We have been highly impressed with our young leaders and the way they have organised and presented their businesses.  The standard of the products and stands, is that of a 'true' business and it is very encouraging to see so many students and members of the community purchasing.  The money raised goes towards their end of year camps.  It is great to talk to the children about their experience and the deep understanding they now have of running a business. They also commented on ho...

September 1, 2022

2022 Netball final - highlights

Congratulations to Renwick Rimu who won the grade one netball final against an unbeaten Fairhall Falcons team on Saturday. A hard fought game that saw the girls come from behind in the third quarter to secure the lead. Renwick Rimu have shown hard work and fair play throughout the season and should be extremely proud of their growth and achievement this season.Also congratulations to Mikayla I who received a merit certificate for best mid courter and Mereana J who received a merit certificate fo...

August 29, 2022

Marlborough Mountain Bike Champion - Cam Anderson

On Friday we finished our mountain bike club with a visit from Marlborough's Mountain bike champion, Cam Anderson.Cam shared his life's story and his recent success at The Whistler where he won an enduro series by 0.04 of a second.Cam is currently at Marlborough Boys College as a Y12 student, with an incredible vision going forward.We are so proud to have such a talented mountain biker living in Blenheim....

August 29, 2022

Like A Boss - young leaders at Renwick School

At our staff hui we were treated to a presentation from two of our young leaders teams about the journeys they have been on to create their business. Each team, consisting between 3 - 5 people, each recieved $20 to get them started.  This money is repaid back and the rest of the proceeds will go towards camp costs. The teams talked about how they had to identify a business idea, tap into the community for support and then produce the product to then sell to the wider community.   The g...

August 24, 2022

Mere at RDA

Today we had lots of celebrating as Mere had success riding one of the amazingly, calm RDA horses.  A big thanks to the team at RDA, Ange for her support and to Heather for the support she gives every week driving to RDA. Well done and congratulations Mere....

August 19, 2022

Inter-school Cross Country

I was proud to be part of a very successful morning with many of our Renwick students finishing in the top 10 of the inter-school cross country event.I would like to pass on a big congratulations to all the runners who represented Renwick School as it is a true acknowledgment to be selected to represent the school at this level.Here are the results of those who finished in the top 10 of their year group:Year 5 girls: Poppy S 1st place, Leonie Y 3rd placeYear 6 boys: Iggy O 4th placeYear 6 girls:...

August 11, 2022

Science, Technology, Electronic and Math (STEM) Friday Club

STEM is another Friday club option we offer to our tamariki.  Last week the group were learning coding which sits within STEM area.  For many of us, this is new learning but for our students, this will make up a lot of their learning and career pathways....

August 8, 2022

Maia whanau visits Falcon Trust

Last week Māia Whānau went to visit the Marlborough Falcon Conservation Trust inBrancott Road. This is a volunteer-run charitable trust which is focused on the conservationof the New Zealand falcon, known as the Kārearea, which is listed as “At Risk”. Lizzie talked to the students firstly about how they rescue hurt birds and help rehabilitate them before releasing them locally. She told the group how they also breed the falcon as there are only between 5,000 – 8,000 left in New Zea...

August 8, 2022

Ski day for Renwick students

What a great feeling it was to farewell 100 students off at 7.30am for a day's skiing.  It seems such a long time ago that we have been able to do this.The day was extremely successful with many highlights.  These events allow many of our students opportunities that are not always available to them and for others another day in an environment they enjoy.A huge thank you to Caroline, Nick, Tore, Toni and Ainsley, staff team, for their support and organisation.  Thanks also to the m...

August 4, 2022

Lego Club at Renwick School

We run Lego Club at Renwick School  to strengthen and develop social and communication skills through working collaboratively to create Lego pieces.  Each student has a role in the group which they are responsible for,Builder (who builds the Lego),  Supplier (who gives the correct Lego piece to the  builder)  and Engineer ( who reads the instructions and asks the Supplier to give the correct piece to the builder), each child gets the chance ...

August 2, 2022

Friday Clubs, Term 3, 2022

Our clubs afternoon started very well with the sun shining and students very excited to be learning with other students from Y3-8 and new teachers.   Our teachers came together and created the following clubs and the students were able to choose which one they wanted to be involved with for the first 5 weeks of Term 3.  Clubs are: Art, Crafts Pacifica, Kapa Haka, STEM (Science & technology), Knitting & Crotchet, Enviro, German and Mountain Biking.   The quote of the afternoon came...

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