September 2017

From the Learning Habitats

September 20th, 2017|

Want to see some of our learning in action? Celebrate our learning with us? Please look in the google slide deck for more information.

May 2017

Sports at Ormiston

May 28th, 2017|

We have been very busy with sports so far. In term one, cricket sessions with Marcel from Tennis Auckland were for LH1 and LH4 – big thanks to Mark Lewis from Ace Sport for contacting our school and organising this for us. A group of 20 learners (from across the school)  took part in a […]

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 […]

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. 

October 2015

Our Collaborative Tile Collage

October 22nd, 2015|

Marvellous Miss Morgan and Magnificent Mrs Kamsteeg planned, coordinated and designed a wonderful display of our beautiful tile art.  Each learner designed and coloured a draft version of their tile which they then painted onto a ceramic tile.  These were then fired in a kiln and glazed to a beautiful shine.  They are displayed in […]

Pirate Week & Animal Onesie Day

October 22nd, 2015|

The learners in LH4 and LH2 had an amazing ‘Pirate Week’ of learning which culminated in a fun dress up day and a wicked treasure hunt!  Learners enjoyed their pirate ship and the themed approach to their learning and surroundings!  In Habitat 1, they had an animal onesie day with a gold coin donation.  This […]

July 2015

OrmPS Learners Present…themselves!

July 3rd, 2015|

Learner Led Conferences: 

In addition to the reports which our Learning Coaches for the learners who have been with us since Term 1 (available online in the learner’s learning pathway), all learners and their families had an individual  ‘Learner Led Conference’ in Week 11 with a Learning Coach. Thanks to all the families that attended their […]

April 2015

Learner Lead Clubs

April 25th, 2015|

As part of our ‘WeInteract’ time during iBreaks, OrmPS is pleased to add some exciting experiences.  This term has seen the start of our ‘clubs’ in our school. The clubs have been devised by some learners in Habitat One. The learners had to develop, pitch and recruit successfully in order to lead one of the […]

Happy Huis and Awesome Assemblies

April 15th, 2015|

At Ormiston Primary School our learners have been gathering each morning for a hui- a short assembly to start our day where our Leader of Learning welcomes new learners to our school (presenting them with their foundation badge and/or lanyard), celebrates out of school extra curricular experiences, demonstrates our NZSL sign of the day and […]

February 2015

Welcome to #ORESOME OrmPS

February 8th, 2015|

We have had an exceptional first week at OrmPS.  With well over 100 foundation learners joining us on Day 1.  We began our week with a pohiri (Maori welcome & blessing). Our pohiri was unique and we were fortunate to have members of the Nga Thai iwi lead and guide us through the special procedure. It […]