September 2017

@OrmPS School News

September 20th, 2017|

If you re curious about what we have been up to, check out the google slide deck.  Contact Mrs Everts- [email protected] if there are items you’d like to share.

Being #oresome @OrmPS

September 20th, 2017|

Please access the google slide deck for updates on our Being #oresome (PB4L) approach and acknowledgements.  See Mr Dyer with any Queries and look out for our termly CCD.

August 2017

Road Safety

August 14th, 2017|

We started Term 2 with a reminder about Road Safety – both when travelling by foot and with wheels.   Five enthusiastic members of our Travelwise team joined Eadaoin from Auckland Transport  to wave placards at passing motorists on Ormiston Road.   They were thrilled to receive over 30 toots of appreciation.  

Our #oresome road patrollers are […]

May 2017

Year 6s go to NYLD

May 28th, 2017|

NYLD (National Young Leaders Day) May 25th May 2017

Fifty Year six and some Year five learners from Habitat 6 headed off to the Vodafone Events Centre in Manukau for the day to participate in the annual NYLD.  Hundreds of learners from other primary schools throughout Auckland also participated in the event including our Year 5 […]


May 25th, 2017|

Every year in May we celebrate New Zealand Sign Language week.
This year at Ormiston Primary School we kicked off the week with a special Hui.
LH5 prepared and practiced special performances the whole week. We had:
1. comedy drama
2. a short drama giving out a message
3. NZSL words teaching
4. a dance and song fully in NZSL.
Angelena […]

Collaborative Community Day

May 14th, 2017|

Collaborative Community day was an opportunity for the kids to show their capabilities at being collaborative! They got to dress up as pirates and then participate in a range of collaborative activities such as acid river, making up a chant and a flag. 

March 2017

C is for COLLABORATE in Term 1!

March 2nd, 2017|

Our super #oresome team participated in our 3rd annual #oresome challenge.  This year they worked in their whanau teams: Connected Whanau, Capable Whanau, Collaborative Whanau and Curious Whanau.  They visited areas around our community to participate in challenges and complete tasks , tweeting their evidence on Twitter along the way.  We are very proud of […]

Our 3rd Year beigns: #oresome.

March 2nd, 2017|

Wow. Time flies when you are having fun learning and growing!  We are now in our third year:  we opened with 101 learners in February 2015 and are now over 370!  We had a ‘Meet the Educator’ night in Week 2 so our #oresome families could meet our spectacular team.

We have 6 Learning Habitats this […]

November 2016

Learner Leaders

November 15th, 2016|

As part of our Being #oresome Program @OrmPS Mr Dyer has been leading a group of talented young people- our OrmPS Learner Leaders.  They have written a little about who they are and what they do:

Who are we?

Leon, Justin V, Aleena and Jasmine

What do us learner leaders do??

We discuss plans to help younger learners become […]

October 2016


October 24th, 2016|

On Wednesday 12th October our Years 3-5 learners visited MOTAT to enjoy the Da Vinci Exhibition. And learn more about simple machines.

       Inventor * Artist * Genius

Da Vinci imagined and was extremely curious.

He envisioned many ideas before the technology to build them actually existed.

Curiosity is an important  habit to foster  when we a living in a […]