Year 9 OED Days – Week 3 & 4

Our Year 9 Outdoor Education days are in Week 3 & 4 this term.

A letter with information on the day has been sent home to parents and whānau. Please read the letter and fill out the permission form at the bottom. 

The dates are:

  • Tuesday 28th February – 9N, 9P

  • Wednesday 1st March – 9E, 9G

  • Friday 3rd March – 9R, 9H

During this day each class will participate in beach activities at North New Brighton Surf Club, planting native plants in the Red Zone near Ōrua Paeroa and going on a hikoi (walk) to/from the planting area via Ascot area.

The objectives and purpose of the day are as follows:

  1. To introduce the concept of the “Shirley Man” and the School Values to Year 9 students,
  2. For Year 9’s to continue building stronger relationships within their teaching class, teachers and with senior executives from their house, and
  3. For students to experience Ōrua Paeroa to gain a sense of belonging to this special area.

What to wear: What to bring:

  • House top – Lunch, snacks and a water bottle 
  • Board Shorts or similar for swimming
  • PE shorts and Sunhat – Jacket and warm top
  • Comfortable shoes, suitable for walking   

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