Remarkables Primary School

Classroom block undergoes transformation

A double classroom block taken from Queenstown Primary School for ''retrofitting'' before its use at Remarkables Primary School is barely recognisable while builders work to have it ready before term one next year.

Jump Jam experience good fun for pupils

While Remarkables Primary School did not place in the South Island Regional Jump Jam Competition on Saturday, pupils had a great time and entertained hundreds of people in Christchurch Airport.

Moves take pupils to regionals

Moves take pupils to regionals

Remarkables Primary School pupils brought Queenstown Airport to a standstill on Friday with a surprise performance of their Jump Jam skills to the sound of Greased Lightning, before they boarded an aircraft to compete in Christchurch.

Pupils, teachers take plunge

Pupils, teachers take plunge

Pupils and teachers from Remarkables Primary School and KingsView School took the plunge for the first time on Monday when AJ Hackett Bungy held its fifth annual school open day on its 24th birthday.

Rooms for 'roll peak'

Rooms for 'roll peak'

To accommodate a "roll peak" at Remarkables Primary School, classrooms at Queenstown Primary School are being moved across town.

School getting more space for sports

Remarkables Primary School could soon have a sports field three times the size of its current sportsground.

Involved from garden to table

Involved from garden to table

A huge community effort has allowed Remarkables Primary School to be one of the first South Island schools to participate in a nationwide kitchen garden initiative.

Further growth expected

Further growth expected

Relocatable classrooms for up to 112 extra pupils are unlikely to tide over Remarkables Primary School until the Ministry of Education opens a new Wakatipu primary school "in about two years' time".

Qualified support from council for school's use of land

A proposal by Remarkables Primary School to transform and occupy a section of adjoining reserve land for sports activities has been considered worthwhile by the Queenstown Lakes District Council.

School not keen to use KingsView classrooms

School not keen to use KingsView classrooms

The Remarkables Primary School's board of trustees and principal have told the Ministry of Education and deputy prime minister Bill English they will not accept the ministry's proposal to annex two empty classrooms at nearby KingsView School to cope with the Remarkables school's overflowing roll.

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