Newsletter Term 2, Week 9 2022

Term 2 Week 9


Important Dates

Friday 24 June: Matariki Public Holiday – School Closed

Wednesday 29 June: Parent/teacher conferences from 1:20 – 7:00 pm. School closes at 12:30 pm

Thursday 30 June: Parent/teacher conferences from 3:20 pm – 5:00 pm

Friday 1 July:  PTA Pyjama Day

In This Issue

Welcome to Sunnybrae

  1. Welcome to Sunnybrae
  2. Positive Behaviour for Learning
  3. Parent Teacher Conferences
  4. PTA Pyjama Day
  5. Sunnybrae Normal School PTA Raffle 2022 – 29 Days of Prizes!
  6. TNIS Parent Information Evening
  7. Northcote Intermediate School Enrolment Information 2023
  8. Congratulations
  9. Sushi Day
  10. YMCA

Community Notices

1.  Welcome to Sunnybrae

This week we would like to welcome the following new students and their families to our school community:  Carter Wu (R4) and Enara Jayasinghe Arachchige (R5).

2.  Positive Behaviour for Learning

The PB4L focus for week 9 will be on using excellence on the playgrounds and fields. 

Our lessons will focus on:

  • Considering the needs of others
  • Demonstrating sportsmanship

3. Parent Teacher Conferences

Wednesday 29 June from 1:20 – 7:00 pm

Thursday 30 June from 3:20 – 5:00 pm

 Please note: Some timeslots are different for Room 3 and Room 4.

To ensure everyone’s safety we ask that all parents/caregivers please wear a mask at all times on school grounds.

You are invited to a Parent/Teacher Conference to meet with your child’s teacher for 10 minutes on Wednesday 29 June or Thursday 30 June.

Online Booking

  1. Go to
  2. Enter our school’s unique code = p89ug
  3. Press ‘Go’ and follow the instructions

If you are unable to make your own online booking, please contact our school office on (09) 443 5058.

School Closure

School will close and the children will go home at 12:30 pm on Wednesday 29 June.

After School Care Programme

YMCA provides After School Care in the School Hall. You may make prior arrangements directly with the YMCA if you would like to enrol your child from 12:30 – 3:00 pm on Wednesday 29 June. In order to enrol please call (09) 480 7099 or follow the link in the advertisement below.


If you need a translator, contact the office directly as soon as possible to make your request. Please give us as much notice as possible to make the necessary arrangements.

Principal/Deputy Principal

Optional: You are welcome to make an appointment with our Principal, Lorene Hurd or our Deputy Principal, Karen Rodger. Helen Rennie-Younger, Acting Deputy Principal will be busy with Room 3 appointments.

4. PTA Pyjama Day – Friday 1 July

5. Sunnybrae Normal School PTA Raffle 2022

– 29 Days of Prizes!

Congratulations to this week’s raffle winners:

Monday 20 June, Day 14: $50 Westfield voucher

Winner –  Filipo Fusi Ligaliga

Tuesday 21 June, Day 15: $100 Backyard Bar voucher

Winner – Bruce Nichols

Wednesday 22 June, Day 16: $150 Illuminate Me voucher

Winner – Margaret Sandham

Thursday 23 June, Day 17: $50 Bushman’s Grill voucher

Winner – Ruth Lafu

Friday 24 June, Day 18: $50 Bridgeway Cinema voucher

Winner – Karen Hwang

Saturday 25 June, Day 19: $50 PAK’NSAVE voucher

Winner – Selena Kingi

Sunday 26 June, Day 20: Skin Check package valued at $225

Winner – Terri Cumiskey

*With special thanks to our generous sponsors

6. Takapuna Normal Intermediate School

Parent Information Evening

Takapuna Normal Intermediate School warmly invites whānau and families of Year 6 learners to attend our Parent Information Evening. Come along and discover why we are passionate about education for adolescent learners. Learn about the opportunities we offer for your child regarding their learning, pastoral care and extra-curricular activities. There will also be information about enrolment along with a Q and A session. The evening is targeted toward parents and caregivers.

NOTE: You don’t need to register for this event.

7. Northcote Intermediate School Enrolment Information 2023

8. Congratulations

Congratulations to Claire Nichols from Room 17 who attended the West Auckland Performing Arts Competition 2022 and won 2nd prize in the String Solo under 9 years old.  Well done Claire.

9. Sushi Friday

10. YMCA

Community Notices


Kind regards

Lorene Hurd


Sunnybrae Normal School


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