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THIS WEEK’S MEMORY VERSE

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light for my path”.  Psalm 119:105

NEXT WEEK’S MEMORY VERSE

“Sanctify them by the truth; your word is truth”. John 17:17

For upcoming events please visit our events and school calendar website page

SITUATION VACANT

Cleaner

  • 15 hours per week at Kaikohe Campus
  • 5 hours per week at Waimate North Campus

Please contact Principal for details on (09) 4011873 or email davidr@kcs.school.nz

BEACH DAY – KAIKOHE CAMPUS

All our Primary students from year 1 to 8 will be going to Paihia for our annual Beach Day, Tuesday 11th December.  This trip is free but only happens thanks to parents providing the transport. A letter has been sent today.

TERMS AND HOLIDAYS 2018:

  • Term 4 Ends – Thursday 13th December

BOARD OF TRUSTEES MEETING

  • Date:  Tuesday 20th November
  • Time: 4pm
  • Venue: Kaikohe Christian School

PRIZE GIVING DATES

Waimate Campus

  • Date:  Wednesday 12th December
  • Time: 11am

Kaikohe Campus – Year 1 to 10

  • Date:  Thursday 13th December
  • Time: 11am

SECONDARY NCEA STUDENTS

NCEA Exams begin on Friday 9th November.  Students have been given their Examination Admission slips and exam regulations information.  Please put these in a safe place as the admission slip must be brought to each exam.

VERY INFORMATION:  ATTENDANCE

Classes and learning will be continuing at school for all NCEA students till the end of term.  There is no home study leave during the exam period.   Study will occur at school with teachers.

Uniform must be worn to all NCEA examinations.

Any questions please contact Yvonne Vujcich (09) 4052626 or (027) 4915218

NEW ENROLMENT-BASED MEASURE OF NCEA ATTAINMENT

NZQA and the Ministry of Education have implemented a change to the way NCEA and University Entrance attainment is reported.

The new enrolment-based measure of NCEA attainment will replace NZQA’s roll – based and participation-based measures. It provides a more precise picture of attainment. It counts all domestic students in years 11 to 13 aged less than 19 on 1 January, rather than taking a snapshot of students as at 1 July. It also counts up to three ethnicities students identify with, rather than limiting this to just one.

As a result, NZQA advises that most schools will see a change in their attainment rates. It is a statistical adjustment that doesn’t reflect school performance, teaching practice or an individual student’s results. Also, whilst NCEA and University Entrance attainment rates do change for most schools, the amount of improvement in student attainment over time is similar and positive using the enrolment-based measure.

NZQA has consulted with schools on the way attainment is reported at a school level. The enrolment-based measure will be used for reporting NCEA and University Entrance attainment statistics from January 2019.

More information can be found on the NZQA website:    https://www.nzqa.govt.nz/studying-in-new-zealand/secondary-school-and-ncea/find-information-about-a-school/secondary-school-statistics/

MAORI PERFORMING ARTS:

A reminder to parents of Year 9 and 10 students that perform Kapa Haka they are able to do NCEA Levels 1, 2, and 3 Maori Performing Arts unit standards next year.

PARENT & STUDENT PORTAL YEAR 9 – 13

The Kamar Parent & Student Portal is available to all parents for students in Year 9 – Year 13. The following information is currently available – notices, calendar, student timetables, live attendance, pastoral notes, recognition’s (C.A.R.E points), student reports, students results, and student pathways.

Please note: Student information is not publicly available and has only been shared with students and parents/caregivers who each have their own unique password. Please, keep your password confidential.
If you have lost your username and password please contact the school office and request a copy.

SOFTBALL

If you would like to help out by coaching their children’s respective age group teams this would be much appreciated. We definitely require an Intermediate (Year 7 & 8) coach, but not sure about year 5 &6.  Please see flyer below for more information.  Please also note the correct date is:  Sunday 18th November 2018.
  

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