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International Language week

Rm 18, 16 and 5 were lucky to have a Dutch lesson last week, as part of International Languages Week. Sophie Bonarius, parent, kindly came in and talked to the classes about what it is like to learn a new language, and the benefits of it. She had made a powerpoint to share with the classes, which was really interactive, including learning the alphabet and some songs. It was lovely to see Koen, Pim and Syb involved in helping teach their classmates some Dutch....

June 18, 2024

FORs and Menz Shed provide for our students.

The Renwick Menz Shed team arrived with 4 new picnic tables for Pakahukahu students. These will be kept on their new deck to provide a space for learning and eating kai.  Thank you to FORs for covering the costs and the Menz Shed for their wonderful skills....

June 18, 2024

New Zealand String Symphony Orchestra

A group of students attended a relaxed concert which was presented by New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in collaboration with Autism New Zealand.  Due to the nature of the audience the string instrument was the only section that played.Thanks to the NZ Orchestra for supporting Autism New Zealand....

June 7, 2024

Hockey at the new turf

I went and saw our senior team play at the new turf.  What an incredible resource it is for all.  Jack K got to trial the new 'goalie gear' admittedly as Jack was filling in for players away, it did seem a little too big.Thanks to the coach, Mr Benseman and parents for the help with the team.  All the best for the rest of the season....

June 6, 2024

Rippa Rugby tournament Y5/6

The teams from Renwick had a great day out at Landsdowne Park, demonstrating Rippa skills and all our school values.  We all share our thanks to the organisers for a great day and opportunity to get out and play against other schools. ...

June 6, 2024

Pink Shirt Day

What a great 'PINK' day we had recognising the importance of Pink Shirt Day.  I definitely noticed more students and staff choosing to dress in pink to show their support for the day.  Well done to all classes taking time to dress-up their classroom as well.  Thanks to the School Council for providing pancakes for us with the proceeds also going to support Pink Shirt Day.Welll done to the students who won the colouring competition....

May 20, 2024

Ninja Kids

This term we welcome Carina from REAP Marlborough who is running a programme for our younger students to help with building core strength, co-ordination and self-management.  The students are enjoying the challenge and already you can see the change in their confidence....

May 7, 2024

Scooter track fun

The hard work of the planning group, GreenFerns, has finally come to fruition, our scooter track is ready for action.  Today we welcomed students who were definitely physically active as they navigated their way around the corners and bumps growing confidence.  It was great to see the manaakitanga, showing kindness and respect to others, as students of different ages negotiated the new track.GreenFerns are now looking at signs, plants and other ways to transform our new area...

April 30, 2024

Anzac Day - Renwick - 2024

Our three young leaders, Charlotte G, Ruby B and Riley M shared stories of the past and laid an Anzac wreath on behalf of Renwick School.To see the girls so proud and confident is a true reflection of the respect they displayed as young people of today.Well done to you and thank you from staff and students of Renwick School....

April 30, 2024

Artwork by Tuatahi and Whanake students

Thank you to all the students and staff for the wonderful display of learning you shared with us today. I was so impressed with the variety and talent that was seen across all classes.I so enjoyed hearing the different stories from the students about their work and what they had done to achieve the outcome.Thanks to all students and staff for all the work you have created for us to see.  Thank you to the many parents and grandparents who came along to look at the creations....

April 11, 2024

Menz Shed fun

Every Friday we have a group of very keen junior students who head off to the Menz Shed where they create many things.  Here is a very cute photo of lots of smiles which display the fun they have in the space.  Thanks to the Menz Shed for your ongoing support....

April 9, 2024

Launch of our new school values

Thursday 28 March Renwick School welcomed 60 personnel from Omaka Airforce to join us to launch one of many different activities that demonstrates our school values: respectful, resilience and resourceful.Within minutes we saw authentic engagement with our tamariki as the two groups worked together for a morning of fun.Respect was shown as our tamariki reached out to involve our visitors in the different activities where we saw collaboration between the two groups.  We also saw and heard re...

March 28, 2024

Kaikoura camp - Room 20 & 21

What a great experience the students of Room 20 & 21 had when on camp in Kaikoura.  They ventured down the coastline, exploring and learning facts from the past and then took part in a powhiri at Takahanga Marae where they stayed. Second day they group chose between experiencing the new zip-line or mini-golf and Escape Room. The zip-line was clearly a real favourite. The students also visited the well resourced Kaikoura Museum.The third day ended with a walk around the Kaikoura Peninsul...

March 9, 2024

Cricket Festival

What a great day the Renwick students had at the Marlborough cricket festival.  The Renwick Strikers went through the day undefeated after 5 games and the Renwick Scorchers won one of their games and showed massive improvement from the start to the end of the day.  The students demonstrated respect to themselves and others, resilience as they dug deep as a team and came home with new skills to add to their kete of resources.A huge thank you to our parents, Stephen Crawford and Lu Ferre...

March 6, 2024

2024 here we come!

Who else has a job that is surrounded by smiles, laughter, and a whole lot of different learning activities in every direction that you look?  This is my job, in fact it's not a job it's a privilege.  2024 has started well following a 'summertime like the old,' new and old faces, and a wealth of energy felt across the whole school.I have had opportunities to be part of different classes and the variety of learning that goes with that.  I was particular in awe of Room 1 who we...

February 20, 2024

Talley's magic

Talley's Blenheim came to Renwick School to spoil us with ice creams.  Every student was offered an ice cream which was received very well.  On behalf of all the students, we thank Talleys for thinking of us at Renwick School and we look forward to other opportunities to welcome Talley's back to Renwick School.Merry Christmas ...

December 18, 2023

Renwick School choir performs for community

An enthusiastic group of Renwick School students performed beautifully for local community group today.  The smiles and the tapping of toes from the audience was a true sign of appreciation and enjoyment the school choir brought to the performance.  There was also a special visit from Elvis which stole the show for a bit!Well done to the students and a big, big thank you to Racheal and Ainsley for all your dedication and hard work....

December 4, 2023

Y8's exploring Abel Tasman

What a phenomenal part of Aotearoa our Y8's are currently visiting.  Abel Tasman is a pure delight and definitely shows off how beautiful our country is.  Today Jackson, Heather and I went out by water taxi to catch up with the two groups - Hillary and Tenzing.  First stop for us was Bark Bay where we found a mass of tents,  children laughing, swimming and exploring in clear waters and golden sands of the Abel Tasman area.  The years of watching the Y8's head off for thi...

November 28, 2023

Ki - O - Rahi tournament, 2023

We had three teams travel to Redwoodtown School to compete against other schools in Ki-O-Rahi.  Ki-O-Rahi is a game based on a legend.  The rules of the game: A  team game played between 2 teams, kioma and taniwha on a large circular field. Played for 2 halves of a set time, teams alternate roles of Kīoma and Taniwha at half or quarter time.Kīoma score by touching Pou/s with the Kī (for potential points) then running the Kī through Te Roto and placing it down in...

November 17, 2023

Rugby League tournament - Nelson

We were invited to send a team over to Nelson to compete in the Y5/6 Simon Mannering Rugby League tournament, which we did.  The team represented the school respectfully displaying outstanding sportsmanship and fair play to bring the trophy home.What a fantastic result, for the first time ever entering this tournament.  Thanks to the parents who helped coach, manager and transport the team over.  Thanks to Mr Rowton for supporting the team.Team: Lewis J, Corban M, Flynn T, Ne...

October 25, 2023

Group Day, 2023

A huge congratulations to our Renwick students who have worked extremely hard to make it to Group Day.  The animal care and training that has occurred prior to this day requires a high degree of dedication and other skills which our students demonstrated so well. Also a well done for the creativity shown in our craft section. Once again, Renwick won the shield for most points overall. This reinforces the high calibre of animal handling skills and creativity/crafts skills of our Renwick...

October 25, 2023

Pets Day 2023

What a stunning day we have had at Renwick School today as we welcomed our students to enter some incredible art-based activities and their pets for Pets Day.A huge thank you to FORs committee, our sponsors of the last 5 years, On Site Mechanical Repairs, judges, parents and ex-students who come to help with setting up, and staff and students.Well done to all the students who entered and to the many prize winners.Trophy Winners:Champion Lamb - Annabel StraightChampion Rabbit - Ashleigh GreenCham...

October 18, 2023

Skoda National Schools Mountain Bike Championship

Three of our very talented mountain bikers, Brooke G, Rory W and Olly G competing in the Cross Country relay at the Skoda National Schools Mountain bike championships.  Teams from schools all over NZ gathered in Blenheim over the last week of the school holidays to compete.The cross country relay consisted of a 4km lap that each of the three team mates had to do, one at a time.  The team did exceptionally well ending up second in the U16 mixed team.  One very proud principal....

October 4, 2023

Orienteering for full primary schools of Marlborough

Approximately 300 students came together to plan and participate in a 2 hour orienteering event organised and supported by Marlborough Orienteering club.The flight plans were discussed and completed, then it was time to send the students off.  Two hours later the students finished eager to hear of the points earned.  A big congratulations to five teams who found every check point totalling 1230.  See some of students out on the course and then back at the completion of the time.We...

September 19, 2023

Music Festival 2023

Oh wow what a night of incredible entertainment from this amazing group of students.  Renwick School was joined by Rapaura, Grovetown, Ward, and Fairhall students who spoilt a large audience a mixture of fun, dance, and songs with catchy tunes.  The audience automatically started to join in with the singing and clapping to the beat.Well done to you all and to our amazing Ainsley Bell and Rachael Kenyon for your incredible support and expertise in this area.Another fantastic display of ...

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