On Monday 10th of April all the teachers of BBPS, with parents and students of Maori descent, attended the Marae by the Uxbridge Centre. We followed correct Marae protocol both inside and outside of the wharenui. We were greeted and ushered onto the Marae
School started well this week with a whole school powhiri. We welcomed Mrs Kelly Slater-Brown as our new principal, as well as other new staff. Visitors from Korea, including and teachers and students, are enjoying learning English and experiencing what
An example of students working in two languages.
Some Senior School bilingual learners had fun today playing a game that introduced them to lots of unfamiliar words.
Today Room 2 said goodbye to Jeff, Nick, Dorothy and Lucy. They have been part of our class for the past 3 weeks. Our four special class members were part of a group of 24 visitors. During this time these
We enjoyed a quick by meaningful assembly on Monday 8th August to say good bye to the class of students who've spent the past month with us.We sang the New Zealand and the Korean National Anthems. We saw a bit
On 2nd, June, ten children from BBPS participated in a Chinese Singing Competition at Somerville Intermediate School. There was a group for Mandarin speakers and another group for non-native speakers. All the children did a wonderful job and enjoyed this
Junior School children have been learning about colours this term. We have learned about primary, secondary and complimentary colours. We have also talked about warm and cool colours, and the colour wheel. Here is some of our work:
The Middle School students are learning about migration this term. Children who attend lessons with Mrs Spencer have told their own family's story of migration. We are going to publish the stories in a book that will be available to