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.

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

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 […]

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 […]

Learning English!

November 2nd, 2016|

English Language Learner Support.

The English Language Learner’s support team are now very busy working in habitats supporting the development of language. Learners are being supported both individually and in small groups in all of our Learning Habitats.   We have recently purchased a lot of specific resources to help us support learning English and make […]

Diwali Dynamite

November 2nd, 2016|

Diwali – In the week prior to Diwali learners across all habitats explored the Hindu celebration.  Learners were curious to find out about this important celebration and how the people from this culture celebrated.  Learners choose from a range of experiences that explored the history and art of Diwali.  A huge thank you to Mrs Abinesh, […]

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 […]