Aorangi School Board of Trustees
Joanna Cox was nominated, and duly elected as Chairperson for the Board for 2021.
Our Principal, Debra Harrod has submitted her resignation. The Board would like to thank Debra for her hard work and commitment in our kura over the past 19 years in her various roles at Aorangi School.
The School Charter for 2021 was Ratified and is available to read on our website.
The Board of Trustees met on Thursday 25th March at 6pm in the staffroom. Strategic Discussions: The Board of Trustees was approached by Kea Street Specialist school to consider hsting a satelitte classroom at Aorangi School. The Board agreed that this partnership should go ahead. A teacher and students from the Specialist School will now be in Room 9. Strategic Decisions: The Board of Trustess will close Aorangi School on Tuesday June 8th and Friday 27th July teacher professional development days.
Strategic Discussions: Attendance at the Student Led Conferences was 70%. The Board are pleased that whanau feel welcome at kura and are genuinely interested in the learning of their child. Strategic Decisions: The Board of Trustees discussed the proposal from the Principal to look into applying for grants to install a bike track around the perimeter of the school. The staff representative of the Board will seek two quotes from contractors.
The Aorangi Board of Trustees met in the staffroom on Thursday 24 June.
Strategic Discussions: The Board are pleased to announce that the school walkathon event raised $2600. This money will go towards providing essential resources in each classroom.
Strategic Decisions: Funding applications continue to seek grants for the cycle track.
The Board wish to report that the Satellite class from Kea Specialist School is up and running very successfully.
Strategic Discussions: The Matariki evening held on Thursday the 8th of August was a huge success. The Board of Trustees wish to thank whanau for the outstanding support. A great evening of waiata and kai was enjoyed by all. The new Prime Maths initiative has been very successful. The senior students are currently using the programme for learning. They are finding maths more enjoyable and are eager to learn. We will be looking to have this programme used in the junior area of the school next year.