Te Totara Primary School - Growing and Learning Together

2015 School Photos

Art Exhibition

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Our students created some amazing art for our end-of-year exhibition.

Celebration and Awards Ceremony

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This was held on 14 December 2015. These are photos of the recipients of the STARS awards, the Principal's award, the Reaching for the Stars award, Te Totara ticket winners and our wonderful student performances.

Firefighter Visit

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On Wednesday 2 December the Matawhero Team had a fabulous time learning about being fire wise and having a look at the fire truck. A big thanks to the firemen from the Chartwell Fire Station.

Wacky Hair Day

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On 18 September we had a Wacky Hair Day to fundraise money for our Jump Jam team to go to the Nationals in Christchurch.

Cluster Cross Country

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Wow, what a lot of mud! A huge congratulations to our wonderful Cluster Cross Country Team who represented Te Totara School on Thursday 3 September. It really was a tough battle, the children were well prepared with all runners putting in a fantastic effort in their race.

Sally Sutton Vist

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On 9 August 2015 students from Matawhero and Orion were very lucky to hear Sally Sutton read from her award-winning books and answer questions about her writing. Before she read her book 'Construction' she talked with the children about what we wear when we are constructing things.

Cross Country

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On 30 June we held our annual cross country. Everyone gave it their best and had a fantastic day.

Looking at cows!

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On 18 June the farmer let his cows onto the field beside the school and the students enjoyed watching them run in.

Mini World Cup

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On 12 March our cricket team represented South Africa at the Mini World Cup, complete with Hashim Amla beards.

2015 School Leaders

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Our proud Principal Mr Sheedy announced our 2015 Te Totara Leaders on Friday 27 February. Thirty-seven students were selected and received a badge that they will wear with pride.