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Term 4 Values Focus: Manaakitanga  – Displaying care and support for others in all that we do

Norfolk Legends: Well done to the following students who have been demonstrating our community values.

Sunshine Room: Indie Kingston & Piper Hayes 

Mamaku Room: Colton Sampson & Hayley Chambers

Tui Tree: Lily Grigg & Locksley Lundy

Totara: Daisy Marshall-Kirkwood & Suzy Cooper & Kash Lindsay, Brooke Boyd

Moa Hut: Gracie George & Ashaylia Schimanski

Summit Room: Ebonee Good

The final term for 2019 is under way with a hiss and a roar! We are looking forward to Show Day next Thursday with a great mix of tradition and new events to entertain us all. We would love for parents, whanau and friends to join us. 

This term we are also looking forward to the installation of our new multi-sports turf on the concrete courts in front of school. This will be bright, vibrant awesome for netball, tennis, hockey PE lessons and general play. This project has been made possible thanks to funding from TSB Community Trust, Norfolk Home and School and our Board of Trustees. We are expecting installation in November. 

We also have loads of other exciting events happening this term, so strap on your seatbelts and come along for the ride!

Show Day Procedures – Some important information for Parents and Children: Classroom access on the day – Show Day is an entirely outside learning experience for the whole day. Because of this, the school buildings will be locked for the day, including before school. Children are encouraged to keep their school bags with them for the day so that they have everything they need. The senior toilets will be open to access at the rear of the main building. 

Indoor exhibits – These will be available for the public to view all day in the Junior Lobby area. Parents and whanau can feel free to browse the displays at any time that suits. 


All entries will be displayed in the Junior Lobby on Show Day and need to be at school on Wednesday 23rd October by 1.00pm. Please come to the desk to register your entries. All entries require a number. 


Create a Musical Instrument: 

Design and build a musical instrument out of recycled or natural materials. Entries must be able to make sound and not exceed 50cm in diameter. 

Best Dressed Toy: 

Choose a toy of your own and design and create a costume for it. Entries must not exceed 30cm in diameter. 

Create a Scarecrow: 

Design and create a scarecrow! There is no limit on entry size, as large scarecrows will be displayed outside.

Decorated Cake: 

Design, bake and decorate a cake. Try to be as creative and original as you can and can be themed in any way. Entries must be displayed on a dinner plate or similar sized solid base. 

Mix Up Day will also be held on Wednesday 23rd October. Notices will be coming home this week regarding which group your child/children will be in and any equipment they will need to bring.

Cakes Wanted!

Calling all cake bakers:

Cakes are needed for the Show Day Cake Auction. If you would like to donate an auction cake please contact Amanda Chambers 027 463 7033.

Thank you from Norfolk Home & School

Student Successes

Quinn Fraser – Quin has played Roller Hockey for a few years and was drafted onto the Under 13 New Plymouth Team earlier this year.

Over the break the New Plymouth Team competed over 3 days in the 2019 Roller Hockey New Zealand Nationals and took out 3rd place.    

 Quinn has now been invited to attend training camps for the NZ Junior National team and spent two days in Wanganui over the break training with kids from all over the North Island . Now he’s training hard with the goal of wearing a NZ jersey! Ka rawe Quinn!

Milly Marshall-Kirkwood – During the holidays Milly competed in the Halberg Games, taking part in discus, shot put, swimming and wheelchair racing among other events. Milly placed first in Breaststroke and in her wheelchair racing. Well done Milly!

We love celebrating the achievements of our learners so please let us know of any we’ve missed. 

Term 4 Touch Rugby started last night in Inglewood. We have 7 teams with and now over 60 children taking part! 

The atmosphere at the grounds was fantastic! It was so nice to see such great support for our players from the sidelines and on the fields. A huge thanks must go to our super coaches, Jarrico Murray, James Oakes, Kerry Eynon, Shane Lindsay, Dwayne Schimanski and Monty Good. Without coaches we can’t field teams and your support is greatly appreciated!

Inglewood Athletic Club

Opening Night – 16th October 2019

Athletics Starts at 6:30 pm (Registrations are now done on line go to our Facebook page and click the link)

Pick up a registration number at the desk when registered – opens at 6.10pm – (will need a couple of pins)

Athletic Track is on Elliot Street

Everyone welcome from 1- year olds to seniors (Men and Women)

Contact: Sandra Moratti Ph: 7566657

Staff only Day – Tuesday October 29th

A reminder that we have a staff only day following Labour Day. We will be using this day to develop curriculum knowledge and programmes, refining assessment processes and building our staff skills. 

Dates For Your Calendar:

Wednesday October 23rd – Mix Up Day/Indoor Exhibits to School

Thursday October 24th Show Day

Monday October 28th – Labour Day

Tuesday October 29th – Staff Only Day 

Wednesday November 20th (Amended date) Inglewood Kahui Ako Athletics Day – Whole School

Friday November 22nd – Year 8 Leavers Dinner

Tuesday November 26th – Taranaki Intermediate Athletics Champs

Friday December 13th – Term 4 Ends