Queenstown Primary School

Principal 'ticks all the boxes'

Principal 'ticks all the boxes'

A principal with a passion for bolstering education standards will take charge of Queenstown Primary School.

School celebrates its diversity

School celebrates its diversity

Queenstown Primary School pupils, parents and staff celebrated their second annual International Day on Friday with a showcase of just a handful of the 40 nationalities represented in the classrooms.

Retiring school stalwart preparing to hit the slopes

Retiring school stalwart preparing to hit the slopes

Fifteen years equates to ''literally hundreds'' of changed light bulbs (although the introduction of energy efficient bulbs has slowed that down), many doors falling off their hinges from high use and countless sports balls reclaimed from roofs.

$30,000 raised at school fair

$30,000 raised at school fair

Queenstown Primary School is $30,000 better off after its popular annual school fair was held on Saturday.

Supporting cat rescue

Supporting cat rescue

They say never work with children and animals but on Saturday pupils from Queenstown Primary School volunteered their time and raised more than $250 in aid of the resort's stray and rescued cats.

Science the star of roadshow

Science the star of roadshow

Queenstown Primary School pupils (from left) Colin Kirkpatrick (12), Hayato Yoneto (11), Nicholas Clark (10) and Ben Soto (11) test the human gyro exhibit at the Fonterra Science Roadshow in the school hall on Wednesday.

Primary source of talent puts on the show

Primary source of talent puts on the show

Year 6 pupil Elijah McDonald sang a pop medley and strummed his guitar to victory in the fourth annual QPS Has Talent competition on Friday.

Celebrating diversity

Celebrating diversity

Queenstown Primary School pupils celebrated their remarkable diversity with national costumes, flags, cuisin

Primary school staying put

Queenstown Primary School has ruled out the suggestion it could move into the larger campus of Wakatipu High School when the high school moves to a $30 million purpose-built facility on 8ha of land in Frankton.

Young players perform with distinction

Young players perform with distinction

The Queenstown Primary School Boys years 7 and 8 cricket team distinguished itself at the Otago Region cricket finals in Invercargill last Wednesday.

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