Alert Level Two Restrictions Review

Alert Level Two Restrictions Review In our school’s Alert Level Two Plan we asked all parents to stay outside the school grounds (apart from New Entrant parents and those with students new to Linton Camp School). We also said that we would review this decision in two weeks. This review has now been completed. New Zealand is still at Alert Level Two. Requirements for contact tracing and distancing remain in place. There is little or no COVID in New Zealand. As a result of the review we have decided that parents may enter the school grounds when dropping off or picking up their children, as well at other times, commencing on Tuesday 02 June, 2020. All people entering school grounds must ob

Learning Catch Ups

Learning Catch Ups I know that many of you paid close attention to your children and their education during the lockdown. Thank you for all you did with them. In the week beginning 08 June teachers will be available after school Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 3.15 to 4.15pm to meet with you and chat about the progress and achievement of your children and to discuss the things you have noticed about their learning during the lockdown. This is optional and is being provided so you can discuss the things you have noticed, ask questions and seek clarification about their learning. Your child should also attend this meeting. If you are unable to attend in person then we can arrange for you

Thank you

Thank you Many of you who have been reading my messages over the years will know that I strongly advocate that educating your children is a partnership between home and school with each of us having an important contribution to make. I can’t think of a better illustration of this point than what has happened over the last couple of months during the lockdown. Today I am taking the opportunity in this newsletter to thank you for all your efforts in supporting your children and their education. Thank you. Teachers are busy this week checking up on where students are at with their learning as well as helping students to remember the routines and expectations we have at school. Geoff Franks Pr

No School Assembly

No School Assembly!! There will be no School Assemblies until further notice due to COVID 19 Alert Level 2 restrictions.

This week’s Linton Legends

Congratulations to this week’s Linton Legends Te Pihinga: Eden Vela Manuka: Te Ana Apiata Kowhai: Eevee Proffitt Miro: Nikora Wild Kauri: Jordan Clough-Moses Matai: KP Brook Totara: Taya Abraham

School Uniform in Terms 2 and 3

School Uniform; In Terms 2 and 3 it is not compulsory for students to wear school hats at school. Shoes should be closed in winter shoes worn with Navy Blue socks or stockings. Sandals are not to be worn. Long Navy blue drill pants are an option. Students are welcome to wear any jacket or coat to school but these are to be removed in class so please make sure your child has a school polar fleece to stay warm. Any thermal worn under the uniform must not be seen so no long sleeves or high necklines please. If you have any questions about school uniform please talk with Lisa in the school office....

Sports update;

Sports; We are able to play sports during Alert Level 2 but at this stage, have had no confirmed dates or plans from the local associations for their competitions. As soon as we hear from them we will let you know the details and start forming teams. Keep an eye out for emails or notices. For all those that had registered for winter sports Lisa will be arrange refunds of the fees paid. Again please keep an eye on your emails for information about this process.

School Photos - update

School Photos; Unfortunately, we were not able to go ahead with our booking for School Photos on 8 May. We will be rebooking to have school photos taken later in the year, still with Photolife Studio. We will let you know the date as soon as it is confirmed.

2020 Term Dates;

2020 Term Dates; Term 2 will continue from 18 May to Friday 3 July. Term 3 begins on 20 July to 25 September. Term 4 begins on 12 October, the school year will end on Friday 11 December at 12.30pm

Boston reading to his class.

Boston reading to his class. Boston did really well, showing how hard he has been working on his reading skills. Well done Boston.

Linton Camp School will open to all students next Monday 18 May.

Kia ora On Monday the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand will move to Alert Level Two. Linton Camp School will open to all students next Monday 18 May. Please take a moment to read the following information about what will be happening at school during Alert Level Two. The information has been provided to schools by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health. The overriding principles for Alert Level 2 are: to minimise the risk that someone gets infected in the first place; to ensure we can identify and contact anyone who has been in close contact with a person, if someone in a school or early learning centre is infected; understand that Level 2 is not business as usual. It

Returning to School on Monday 18 May

Kia Ora Linton Camp School & Alert Level Two Yesterday afternoon the Prime Minister announced that New Zealand will move to Alert Level Two on Thursday and that schools and early learning centres will open on Monday 18 May. Linton Camp School will open for all students on Monday 18 May at 8.55am. Between now and then teachers, support staff and cleaners will be busy (on and off site) preparing for the return of your children. Tomorrow afternoon (Wednesday) I will be sending a comprehensive newsletter explaining the main aspects of our Alert Level Two Safety Plan. Please look out for this newsletter and do read it carefully. Attending School Attending school at Alert Level Two is safe. It

Thank you for supporting your children's learning at home during the COVID19 Lockdown.

Monday 04 May, 2020 Kia Ora Whanau I continue to be delighted by the quality and quantity of school work your children are completing. I know that in a large and important way this is because of all your efforts. The staff and I thank you for everything you are doing to support your children and their learning. Thank you. I don’t know if you know but Raylene and I have six and a half grandchildren. Our seven year old grandson attends a primary school school near the Police College in Wellington. It has been very interesting watching him learn through distance. He mostly has got stuck into the work. He has really enjoyed the Zoom meetings with his teacher and class. He has been suppor

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