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Selwyn Times: January 17, 2018

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24 Wednesday January 17 2018 Latest Christchurch news at BACK TO SCHOOL 2018 Broadfield School is 150 years old Broadfield School has a history of 150 years of learning and achievement, something the school’s community along with past students and teachers will celebrate during the second weekend in March. A theatrical celebration for the children and community will be held at the school, on Friday 9th March. In the evening, past students and attendees will share a social time of Chatter and Platter. On the Saturday morning, attendees will have the opportunity to tour the nearby award winning Broadfield Gardens, followed by morning tea and Jubilee photos then a dinner will be held that evening at the Lincoln Events Centre. As part of the Jubilee, a School Fete with a country style theme will be held on the Sunday from 10am until 3pm. To advertise the Fete and raise money for a covered outdoor area, a sponsored scare crow display has been set up in a nearby paddock, something that has been a fun community event. The new building, which became operational in 2017, has been a tremendous addition for the students and staff at Broadfield School who have enjoyed the beautiful modern space with lots of natural light, breakout spaces for the children to work in, and a divider wall that can be opened up or closed depending on learning needs. At the close of 2017, the school farewelled Principal, Mike Molloy, with a new Principal due to start in 2018 signalling a new era for a school that has been around for 150 years. School contact details & start dates 2018 - Primary SchoolS - Broadfields School cnr Shands and Rolleston Rds, RD 6, Broadfield Ph: 325 2440 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Burnham School 2 Chaytor Ave, Burnham Ph: 347 6851 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Clearview Primary School 20 Broadlands Dr, Rolleston Ph: 347 7025 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Darfield Primary School 15 Ross St, Darfield, 7510 Ph: 318 8473 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Dunsandel School Irvines Rd, RD2, Dunsandel, 7682 Ph: 325 4079 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Glentunnel School Homebush Rd, Glentunnel, 7683 Ph: 318 2717 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Greendale School 187 Greendale Rd, RD1, ChCh, 7671 Ph: 318 8436 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 SELWYN TIMES Hororata School 2548 Bealey Rd, Hororata, RD2, Darfield Ph: 318 0803 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Kirwee Model School School Ln, Kirwee, 7543 Ph: 318 1850 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Ladbrooks School 9 Barnes Rd, Halswell, ChCh, 7674 Ph: 329 6885 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Leeston Consolidated School 19 Selwyn St, Leeston, 7632 Ph: 324 3493 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Lemonwood Grove School 14 Lemonwood Drive, Faringdon, Rolleston, 7615 Ph: 974 9236 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Lincoln Primary School 130 North Belt, Lincoln, 7608 Ph: 325 2571 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Prebbleton School Blakes Rd, Prebbleton, 7604 Ph: 349 6553 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 ADVERTORIAL Day 1 - 29 January 2018 We are a small rural primary school located on the outskirts of Christchurch for students in Years 1 to 8. Established in 1868, we continue to have strong local community connections. This is reflected in our logo and our Māori names for learning spaces. Whanau and the wider community are very supportive and are regularly involved in the school. Parents and caregivers choose Broadfield School for the rural aspect, family values, 21st Century teaching and learning and because of our emphasis on developing Literacy, Numeracy and the Key Competencies. At Broadfield our motto is “Dig Deep”. It stems from our Vision and relates to our school Logo of the plough. We ‘dig deep’ to be our best in all we do. This is; in the classroom, using the key competencies, living the school values and on the sports field. Students at Broadfield are encouraged to take healthy risks so they can reach their full potential. We are delighted to celebrate our 150th Jubilee in 2018. Please visit our website for more information. Important dates 2018 Term 1 29 Jan - 13 April 6 February - Waitangi Day 9-11 March - Jubilee Celebrations 30 March - Good Friday 2/3 April - Easter Mon and Tues Term 2 30 April - 6 July 4 June - Queens BDay Term 3 23 July - 28 Sept Term 4 15 Oct - 14 Dec 22 Oct - Labour Day Nov 16 - Show Day Cnr Shands and Robinsons Roads, RD 6 Christchurch | Phone: (03) 325-2440 |

SELWYN TIMES Latest Christchurch news at Wednesday January 17 2018 25 BACK TO SCHOOL 2018 Rolleston Christian School 571 Springston-Rolleston Rd, RD 8, Rolleston Ph: 550 2653 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Rolleston School 11 Tennyson St, Rolleston Ph: 347 8355 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Sheffield School Wrights Rd, Sheffield, 7500 Ph: 318 3713 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Southbridge School 25 Hastings St Southbridge, 7602 Ph: 324 2545 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Springfield School 2 Tawera Ln, Springfield, 7681 Ph: 318 4867 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Springston School 16-20 Leeston Rd, Springston, 7616 Ph: 329 5724 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 Tai Tapu School 1 School Rd, Tai Tapu Ph: 329 6796 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 Weedons School 135 Weedons Ross Rd, RD 5, Weedons, 7675 Ph: 347 8740 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 West Melton School 743 Weedons Ross Rd, West Melton Ph: 347 8448 Term 1 starts: Wednesday, 31 January 2018 West Rolleston Primary School 327 Dunns Rd Ph: 595 0952 Term 1 starts: Tuesday, 30 January 2018 Windwhistle School 19 Rakaia Gorge Road, Windwhistle Ph: 03 318 6828 Term 1 starts: Monday, 29 January 2018 - secondAry schooLs - Ellesmere College Leeston Dunsandel Rd, Leeston Ph: 324 3369 Visit: for opening details. Darfield High School 7 McLaughlins Rd, Darfield, 7510 Ph: 318 8411 Visit: for opening details. Lincoln High School 25 Boundary Rd, Lincoln, 7640 Ph: 325 2121 Visit: for opening details. Rolleston College 631 Springston Rolleston Rd, Rolleston, 7678 Ph: 595 2490 Visit: for opening details. Lincoln Abroad In 2018, Lincoln High School students will have some amazing opportunities to experience other cultures. Studies students, visiting places like the Roman Forum in Rome or the Acropolis in Greece, will greatly enhance their Seventeen students and two staff understanding of the connections between members will travel to China in April on a trip organised by the Confucius Institute at the University of Canterbury, and the cultural history of Western Europe and New Zealand in the 21st century. Lastly, there will be some significant supported by the Office of the Chinese challenges, including physically and Language Council International. During their two week stay, students will have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Chinese language and culture. In the July holidays, twenty students and two staff members will visit Samoa. The focus of their trip will be on social action through community work, while experiencing what it is like to live and attend school in a different culture. For twenty-five year 12 and 13 Classical mentally, for the 33 students and four staff members who will be visiting Nepal for three weeks at the end of the year. Students will spend one of the three weeks undertaking community volunteer work while an important aspect of this World Challenge expedition is that all the planning, including the itinerary, budget and accommodation is completed by the students, along with fundraising for the cost of the trip. Term 1 starts Wednesday 31st January 2018 Our ‘New Enrolment Zone Scheme’ takes effect in 2018 Contact the school’s office or the Principal at for more information Wrights Road, Sheffield • 318 3713 • World Challenge students planning for their trip. A popular new seating area at Lincoln High School. The office will be open 25th Jan 2018 for new enrolments (By appointment). Contact 347 8355 Uniform Shop Open Hours: Tuesday 23rd – Friday 26th Jan 9am – 3pm Monday 29th Jan 9am – 3pm Term 1 begins Tuesday 30th Jan 2018 Let’s begin. 2018 start dates Tuesday January 30 Year 9 students at school. (All buses run as normal.) Thursday February 1 - Full day for Years 10 and 11. - Year 12 at school from 9am to 11am. - Year 13 at school from 12:30pm to 2:30pm. Friday February 2 All students at school for the whole day. The school office is open from Monday January 22. 25 Boundary Road, Lincoln (03) 325 2121