Dairy Flat
School Newsletter
Strive for Excellence – Care for All

Term 4 – Week 3 – 29th October 2020

Term Dates 2020
Term 4 Mon 12th Oct – Mon 14th Dec (finish at 12.00pm)

Term Dates 2021
Term 1 Thurs 4 Feb – Fri 16 April (includes Waitangi and Easter)

Term 2 Mon 3 May – Fri 9 July (includes Queen’s Birthday)
Term 3 Mon 26 July – Fri 1 Oct
Term 4 Mon 18 Oct – Thurs 16 Dec (includes Labour Day)

Important Dates
30 – 9.00am – Whole School Assembly

2 – Kids for Kids Rehearsal and Concert
6 – 9.00am – Assembly
11 – Production –  Matinee & Evening Performance – Date change
12 – Production – Evening Performance – Date change
16 – 9.30am start – Athletics day – Whole school – Date change
14 – 1.00pm – Compost Collective – composting course
24 – 9.00am – Year 5/6 Cluster Athletics tournament
26 – Year 5/6 RAIN save day Athletics Cluster tournament
27 – 9.00am – Whole School Assembly
30 – Start of Skillz for life swimming runs until 3rd December

4 – 1.00pm – Final Assembly
8 – 1.00pm – End of Year Prizegiving
9 – Year 6 Graduation Lunch – 12.00pm
11 – Reports to go out to parents
14 – End of Term 4 – (finish at 12.00pm)


Please ensure your child has their hat in school at all times

These are available from
Positive Image, 16b Silverdale Street, Silverdale. Shop hours are Mon – Thur 8.30am-4.30pm & Fri 8.30am-3.30pm, online from Argyle Schoolwear or from the school office



Janae Ma for always giving your best effort across all curriculum areas
Tyrel Cox – Effort in Maths
Briella Buchanan-Costello – Effort in Maths
Zoe Knight – Effort in Spelling
Ines Ramon-Moreno -Effort in Writing
Rosie Richardson – For enthusiastic creativity in dance
Scarlet Viljoen – For enthusiastic effort across the curriculum

Kassidy Boucher – Respect
Drew Travers -Resilience
Liam Gaerlan – Respect

Kahn Mcgregor for his calm thoughtful approach to pom pom making and for good learning choices
Indiana Thomson for being on task during independent learning
Daniel Robertson for amazing and thoughtful block construction in our learn through play this week

Izzy O’Connor-Siale – Responsible
Bella Ivatt – Resilience
Tristan Gaerlan – Respect 

Kiri Matene for being a champion speller and finishing the essential words lists
Jaxson Wilson for having a more positive attutde towards his writing
Paige Archibald for her positive attitude and efforts towards learning and her schoolwork
Rashane Dewundara Liyanage -Welcome to Dairy Flat School and our learning environment

Henry MossResilience
Dre Carter – Resilience
Trystan Herholdt – Resilience

Skylah Leigh Hawkins-Horvath for always trying her best and being a keen learner
Layla-Rose Growden for confidentally sharing her story about cats
Maryam Ahmad for always trying her best in class
Arlo Weston for a consistently postive attitude towards learning
Charlotte Stutton -Excellent Reading

Carter PembertonResponsible
Diaz HackneyResilience
Luke Van WykResponsible
Callan AlexanderResponsible
Alice GallichanResilience


Tickets will be available from the School Office from Monday 2nd November

We would like to acknowlege the support and donation from A Plus, they have donatated $3000 for a school mural and $1000 towards new school library books


LZ2 Dad’s Day Food Stall: On Friday 13th November LZ2 are having a Dad’s Day Out. PTA have been asked if we can run a sausage sizzle, ice blocks & drinks stall. Before we commit we wanted to find out how many volunteers we might have. If you can help out on Friday 13th  November please let us know at [email protected]

Athletics Day Food Stall: PTA will be running a sausage sizzle at Athletics Day on Monday 16th November. We will also be selling ice blocks, chips, drinks etc. The Harcourts Coffee & Cone van will be on site. It will be a great day. If you can help out with the sausage sizzle and food stall on Monday 16th November please let us know at [email protected]




From Term 1 2021 Fonterra will be stopping their Milk for Schools to concentrate on their Kids Breakfast in School programme

Swimming Lessons
Skiiz4life will be back in November/December offering their fantastic lessons at Dairy Flat School. We have run this programme in school for a few years and we highly recommend it.
Please see flyers below on how to sign up and pay.
Please do not forget to put your child’s name and LZ/ Class number when signing up! 


Weetbix Kids TRYathlon 2021
Registrations are now open, use this link to join the school group

Sunday 28 March, Manly Park, Hibiscus Coast

For ages 6-15 years. Spot prizes, food trucks and loads of fun for the kids.

Early bird entries are open until 7 March 2021

Come and join in a great day with fellow school families!

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