September 2017

@OrmPS School News

September 20th, 2017|

If you re curious about what we have been up to, check out the google slide deck.  Contact Mrs Everts- admin@ormistonprimary.school.nz if there are items you’d like to share.

Being #oresome @OrmPS

September 20th, 2017|

Please access the google slide deck for updates on our Being #oresome (PB4L) approach and acknowledgements.  See Mr Dyer with any Queries and look out for our termly CCD- in Term 4 it will be our Capable Community Day.

August 2017

Netball Fun Day

August 14th, 2017|

And as the whistle blows there begins the 2017 Netball session for 10 dedicated, talented and enthusiastic year 5 and 6 girls who make up Ormiston Primary’s only netball team.
Starting the season off with a win these girls displayed their capabilities and sportsmanship as they played their first games against Baverstock Oats School participating in […]

Road Safety

August 14th, 2017|

We started Term 2 with a reminder about Road Safety – both when travelling by foot and with wheels.   Five enthusiastic members of our Travelwise team joined Eadaoin from Auckland Transport  to wave placards at passing motorists on Ormiston Road.   They were thrilled to receive over 30 toots of appreciation.  

Our #oresome road patrollers are […]

May 2017

Adult English Lessons

May 28th, 2017|

Adult English Language classes at OrmPS.
English Language classes have started for  term 2. We had originally signed up 16 adults prior to the commencement of this term. On the first session 23 adults attended with a further 7 extra signups. Julia Castle the Leader of Language Partners NZ who are supplying tertiary qualified tutors was […]

March 2017

C is for COLLABORATE in Term 1!

March 2nd, 2017|

Our super #oresome team participated in our 3rd annual #oresome challenge.  This year they worked in their whanau teams: Connected Whanau, Capable Whanau, Collaborative Whanau and Curious Whanau.  They visited areas around our community to participate in challenges and complete tasks , tweeting their evidence on Twitter along the way.  We are very proud of […]

Our 3rd Year beigns: #oresome.

March 2nd, 2017|

Wow. Time flies when you are having fun learning and growing!  We are now in our third year:  we opened with 101 learners in February 2015 and are now over 370!  We had a ‘Meet the Educator’ night in Week 2 so our #oresome families could meet our spectacular team.

We have 6 Learning Habitats this […]

November 2016

Capable Community Day

November 15th, 2016|

Term 3 was all about celebrating our OPS  ‘Capable’ Vision Principle. Capable Community Day gave learners the opportunity to showcase their abilities in Ormiston’s Got Talent 2016. Learners from age 5 to 11 battled their way through auditions, rehearsals and into an epic final show. We were delighted with movement and magic, drumming and dance, […]

Learner Leaders

November 15th, 2016|

As part of our Being #oresome Program @OrmPS Mr Dyer has been leading a group of talented young people- our OrmPS Learner Leaders.  They have written a little about who they are and what they do:

Who are we?

Leon, Justin V, Aleena and Jasmine

What do us learner leaders do??

We discuss plans to help younger learners become […]

Learning English!

November 2nd, 2016|

English Language Learner Support.

The English Language Learner’s support team are now very busy working in habitats supporting the development of language. Learners are being supported both individually and in small groups in all of our Learning Habitats.   We have recently purchased a lot of specific resources to help us support learning English and make […]