Welcome

Welcome to Term 4, Week 8:


Thank you for helping us raise $1,400 for the Waiau School relief fund towards building a new school pool after it was destroyed in the recent earthquakes

Monday: business as usual...

Tuesday: 9am Chinese Parent Drop In.  We welcome a class of learners from Kelvin Road School (Papakura) to join us in the library today to experience Tinker Time.

Wednesday: 7pm BYOD Parent Meeting - information on devices.  We will have PB Tech available to offer suggestions.  Please note our information page has been updated with some great links: http://www.sunnyhills.school.nz/e-learning I will be uploading my presentation there on Thursday.

Thursday: business as usual...

Friday: Y6 Rainbows End

PTA reminders: Check out www.wrapitup.co.nz for raffle tickets to be in the draw to win the SUP (Stand Up Paddleboard) and purchase a Sunnyhills Cook Book (great for our new families who haven't had one yet).  Both great Xmas ideas!

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Check out our 2015 Highlights below:

What makes Sunnyhills such a unique school?

It is a place where children are articulate, caring and respectful, displaying a strong sense of citizenship; a place endorsed by a safe and nurturing community. Our parents have high expectations of their children, matched by unconditional support.  At Sunnyhills we strive to unlock the potential in every child as we grow lifelong learners.

Our business first and foremost is children’s learning; preparing our young people with the skills they need for the future. The Sunnyhills’ ‘Learning for life’ philosophy fosters independence, curiosity and critical thinking.  Students are engaged, and lead their own learning pathways through inquiry based topics.  They display a ‘have a go’ attitude and are not afraid to take responsible risks. 

Opportunities, both inside and outside the classroom are plentiful and diverse.  Children’s learning is supported by high quality teaching, well resourced classrooms, a music specialist and we have learning assistants in all of our junior classrooms. The Arts, sports and culture are valued and are an integral part of our varied programme.

Justine Driver
Principal