Remarkables Primary School

School seeking consent to develop sports field

Remarkables Primary School is seeking permission to undertake earthworks to create a sports field, for pupils and public users.

The land in question is an irregular-shaped section measuring 1600m3 of Frankton Domain, which bordered the school.

Mardi Gras beads going on sale

Mardi Gras beads going on sale

Remarkables Primary School looks set to benefit from Queenstown's version of Mardi Gras, with funds raised from the sale of glow products and coloured beads to be donated to the school.

Chairman steps down

John Stalker stepped down last week as chairman of the Remarkables Primary School board of trustees, after two years. However, he will continue to serve as deputy chairman and will remain involved in school issues.

School wants more classrooms

School wants more classrooms

Remarkables Primary School wants extra classrooms built on site by the end of 2012 to cope with enrolment growth, only two years after the $17.3 million facility opened.

Foundation complete

Foundation complete

Remarkables Primary School's 54 newly enrolled pupils gather together after Wednesday's new entrants' assembly, which the school's first year 7 and year 8 pupils attended.

Bookish week begins at school with fair

A collective love of books will be celebrated this week at the Remarkables Primary School Community Book Fair.

Glowing report for school

Remarkables Primary School pupils are "well engaged with their learning" and are "well led and governed", a confident report card written by the national education watchdog says.

Provision for pupils 'a priority'

The Ministry of Education insists the existing school network in Wakatipu meets population demands and provision for rising numbers of pupils continues to be "a priority".

Fundraiser draws more than 250

About $17,000 was raised for Remarkables Primary School at its rugby-themed fundraiser on Saturday night, when more than 250 people braved stormy weather to watch the All Blacks beat France, on a giant screen, before dancing the night away.

Decisions needed at once on zoning, roll growth: school principal

Decisions needed at once on zoning, roll growth: school principal

Immediate action was needed by the Ministry of Education to address enrolment-zone and roll-growth issues in the Wakatipu, the Remarkables Primary School's board said last night.

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