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

Netball Fun Day

August 14th, 2017|

And as the whistle blows there begins the 2017 Netball session for 10 dedicated, talented and enthusiastic year 5 and 6 girls who make up Ormiston Primary’s only netball team.
Starting the season off with a win these girls displayed their capabilities and sportsmanship as they played their first games against Baverstock Oats School participating in […]

Ormiston Market Day

August 14th, 2017|

Lot’s of exciting things have been happening at Ormiston for Enviro. Not only do we have new chickens, we have also taken on some pretty cool projects.
LH6 have been #oresome at clearing the food from the worm bins into the worm farms after iBreaks. They have even been doing the Bokashi bin in the staffroom […]

May 2017


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 […]

Whanau digital workshop in Term 1

May 25th, 2017|


Calling all parents and caregivers of Oresome Ormiston Primary School!We are offering a Digital Technologies session for all of our parent community on Wednesday March 8th at 2pm, 3pm and 6pm in Te Manawa, so choose the time that works for you.

Come and learn how to access your child’s learning pathways and blogs. It […]

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 […]

OJC officially joins the Ormiston Campus

March 2nd, 2017|

A group of educators, Board members and OrmPS learners went to OJC on February 7th for the official powhiri to open Ormiston Junior College and welcome all of their learners.  Our group was represented by Tim Botting from Ormiston Senior College and Zaelene Maxwell-Butler from the Ngai Tai iwi (Umpuia Marae) who both spoke eloquently […]

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

Extra-Curricular = Extra Fun & Learning

November 15th, 2016|


Every Monday, Thursday and Friday we have a leadership programme which is called Trans-fo-minds- and it is held in the OrmPS Te Manawa. On Monday’s their is an activity called dance persona which is where we learn to dance and become more comfortable when doing a performance. On a Thursday there is an activity called […]