Knowledge - Character - Relationships

Welcome to our student page.

Each week, our wonderful Head Students, Kate, Caitlin, Nathaniel and Ollie will share their highlight of the week with you all.

Term 4 Week 8:

These are the final words from us for the year. We have enjoyed our time as Head Students.

Some highlights from us would be the camps, barn dance, athletics, PB4L celebrations and many more exciting things.


Term 4 Week 5:

Busy, busy, busy here at Southbrook. Students are continuing to add to their 3 Kete each day. Last week we had our Barn Dance Performance. What an amazing afternoon!

This our Year 0-2 students have their multiskills afternoon.


Term 4 Week 4:

Earlier this term our Year 5-8 students competed in our school athletics. We were very proud of all the students who went to Rakahuri.

We are excited about our Kapahaka and Barn Dance performance this week.


Term 3 Week 9:

Last week Te Awa had a great time at Waipara for their camp. They grew their resilience and being out of their comfort zone.

Tomorrow Aoraki is set for Dunedin. They are visiting two castles and going on a cruise!


Term 3 Week 8:

This week at Southbrook School the Scholastic Book Fair has arrived in the office! Heaps of amazing books to purchase. On Thursday we have book character day. The Te Awa Learning Space are excited because they go to camp at Waipara.


Term 3 Week 6:

What an amazing day Daffodil Day was. Together we raised over $1200.00. It was great to have Mayor Dan as our special guest.


Term 3 Week 5:

On Friday we celebrate Daffodil Day by having Crazy Hair and wearing bright mufti, ALSO 3 of our team are shaving their head for Shave for a Cure. We are raising money for the Cancer Society.


Term 3 Week 4:

Welcome to Week 4! Congratulations to our Cantamath teams who did very well last Wednesday. Our Year 8 team came 5th!

We are excited about our Crazy hair and mufti day next Friday. We are raising money for the Cancer Society. Please support us. Also on this day a few people are shaving their heads to support this cause.


Term 3 Week 3:

Great start to Week. Te Awa have begun swimming this week. On Wednesday our Cantamaths teams represent our school at the NC Cantamaths team.


Term 3 Week 1:

Welcome to Term 3. We have had a great start to our term. This term we have lots of exciting opportunities to look forward to. Our PB4L focus this week is kindness, which we have already seen in our tamariki


Term 2 Week 9:

Last Thursday we had heaps of fun -

Harold came to visit.

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Jumping June celebrations.

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Hangi for lunch!






Term 2 Week 8:

Last Friday our Year 5 -8 students competed in Winter Sports - lots of fun had.

This week we celebrate Matariki. Each Learning Space is learning the Matariki story and doing some fun activities. Also on Thursday we are having Hangi lunch to celebrate.


Term 2 Week 7:

Last Friday we had our first Friday sport. We had lots of fun.

We are proud of Ollie who is representing Southbrook School at the Rotary Speech competition this evening.


Term 2 Week 5:

This week we are excited to be attending the National Young Leaders Day in Christchurch.


Term 2 Week 4:

We are proud of all our work with Bully Free week. Each day we visited Learning Spaces and shared a positive messgae. On the Friday our amazing tamariki created a message.

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Term 2 Week 3:

Last Friday our school was lucky enough to have the Police Blue Light Obstacle course. We had an amazing fun time. The sausages were awesome! Thank you to the Blue Light organisers.


Term 2 Week 2:

Welcome to Term 2. We are very excited for this term, as we have lots of opportunities for everyone here at school - cross country, swimming, clubs and many more.




Term 1 Week 11:

Last week of Term 1 - we made it!

We have lots to celebrate here at school - tamariki adding to 3 Kete daily, heaps of fun learning, swimming superstars, mufti days to boost wellbeing.

We wish everyone a happy and safe holiday break. Hopefully Term 2 will be ‘normal’. 😊


Term 1 Week 10:

Last week our school celebrated Colour Your Day and raised money for E Tu Tangata. We added colour to our uniform to boost wellbeing.

Our last full week before the holidays. We are all looking forward to some down time from next Friday.


Term 1 Week 9:

This week we celebrate Wellbeing by having a 'Colour Your Day' on Thursday. Colour Your Day is to boost wellbeing of ourselves and others.


Term 1 Week 8:

This week Teoteo and Nga Manu Nui start their swimming lessons at Dudley. They are very excited to be traveling on the bus too!

We feel proud that all tamariki are continuing to add to their 3 Kete.


Term 1 Week 7:

Last week the Head Students met with Major Dan to discuss what they could do to help the community. He has suggested doing some native planting. We will do this in Term 2.

Our PB4L focus this week is ‘Showing Respect to others by using Kind hands and Kind feet.’


Term 1 Week 6:

This morning we met (virtually) with Major Dan. He is grateful that each Monday we head outside and pick up rubbish around our streets. In Term 2 we are hoping to help the Council with some planting around our community.


Term 1 Week 5:

We are happy that everyone is settling into our staggered breaks and continuing to be as respectful as possible. Everyone is building their Relationship Kete.


Term 1 Week 4:

Congratulations to our swimmers that did exceptionally well at our swimming sports last Thursday.

With COVID now in Rangiora, we have made a few changes here at school to try and keep everyone safe. We are having staggered break times.

We are grateful for everyone cooperating with this.


Term 1 Week 2:

Welcome to 2022!

We hope that everyone is enjoying being back at school. Last week we had our team building with Top Team - wet and muddy!

We are all very excited for our Year 5 -8 have Swimming Sports on Thursday.

Our People

We have a great team behind us here at Southbrook School. Our staff are passionate about education and love teaching in and supporting our school and students.

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Our Students

Our students are what makes our school. Watching them form their education is what motivates us. Seeing the kids grow is an awesome privilege.



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