News & Events
House Fun Afternoon
Our first house event was the fun afternoon where we competed in house groups around a range of fun relay type games. These activities are run by our House Leaders so is an awesome way for these leaders to develop their leadership skills.
Year 3 - 8 Swimming Sports
Well done to everyone who participated in the Year 3 - 8 Swimming Sports. These were very successful with all our students being Highfield Learners and displaying motivation and resilience. It was also great to see the amount of support that the students offered to each other to achieve their best.
Everyone can feel proud of their efforts. Thank you to Mrs Cooper and her team of helpers for organising the event which ran like "clock work"
There was a good attendance at the Whanau Hui for our Maori families and performance by our Kapa Haka Group. This was a chance for Highfield School to hear about the aspirations for our Maori students and put those into actions.
A small group have formed a committee to review the suggestions and formulate an action plan.
Tui and Pukeko Learning Space Opening
On Friday we opened the
co- operative learning space in our Junior Area. This space is allowing collaboration between the rooms and the children and teachers are enjoying the warm, bright space.
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On Monday 20th May the whole school went down to the Scenic for the School Cross Country event.
We were impressed by the resilience shown by all the children and the support they gave each other was fantastic.
Congratulations to our winners.
Lighting up our learning
As a celebration of our Terms learning we held a Matariki Fest and invited our community to come along. As well as art displays and power points of our learning, there were interactive tables of rock painting, weaving, star cards, chalk drawing.
Entertainment was provided by our Kapa Haka and Mau Rakau groups as well as an outside display by the Timaru Fire Spinners.
Powhiri - Welcoming
Mr Wilcox to Highfield
On Monday 22 July, the school community had the pleasure of welcoming our new Principal and family to Highfield School.
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Rippa Rugby World Cup
On Wednesday 16 October we held our Rippa Rugby World Cup.
The smiles said it all!!
Every child touched a rugby ball 🏉
Big thanks to the teachers for organising this great event. Thanks to Caro from the Rugby Union, to Reegan and Dan our Heartland boys who helped out with refereeing along with the following TBHS boys.
Ben Williamson, Baxter Mason, Ty Bishop, Joe Fatai, William Eason, Jack Baker, George Powell, James Patterson.
Those boys did a fantastic job!
It was a great day out 🏉