Rotokawa School

Term One • 2019

Week 9, Term 1 - 2019

SPLASH OUT, SPLASH OUT, SPLASH OUT. This Thursday 28th March. Come one, Come all to this exciting fundraiser we are having for our school. Thank you to all the whanau that have brought in hoopla jars it has been an amazing response. There will be food stalls, activities that will involve teachers, quick fire raffles, bottle auction, pony rides and other exciting events for all our whanau. Don't forget there is a gold coin donation for each person coming through the gate and this entitles you to a free swim and free slip and slide. The term is coming to an end and there are still many other exciting events happening which include a day fishing trip with the Principal and also a day out for all students who have received a Principal award this term. These awards are given to students who are consistently showing our school values. [Read More...]

Principal - Regan Williams
B.O.T. Chair - Jo McCracken
6 Rotokawa Road, Rotorua 3010
t: (07) 345 6129
m: (027) 756 9225
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Board of Trustees

posted: Tue, February 19, 2019

The Board of Trustees are reviewing the following policies in Term One: - School Swimming Pool - Alcohol/Drugs and Other Harmful Substances - Legislation and Administration Policy

Touch Draw Wednesday 27 March 2019

posted: Tue, March 26, 2019

Kia ora whanau Touch Draws for Wednesday 27 March 2019 4.00pm  Field 3a Y1/2  Rotokawa   vs Westbrook Gold 4.00pm  Field 5b Y1/2 Rotokawa Yellow vs Rotorua Primary 5.00pm  Field 1 Y3/4 Rotokawa  vs Kawaha Hurricanes 6.00pm  Field 4  Y5/6  Rotokawa vs Horohoro Keaitu BYE Rotokawa Blue Mixed Y3/4

Introducing Olwen Partelow

posted: Mon, March 25, 2019

Kia ora   My name is Olwen Partelow and I teach our new entrants in room 4.

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Fundraiser for Rarotonga

posted: Tue, March 12, 2019

Toilet Rolls for Sale $48.00 for a box of 48 rolls.  Each box sold provides $10.00 comission to go towards the Rarotonga 2020 excursion.   Orders can be placed through the school office.  Payment needs to be made by the 20th of each month and delivery is on the 25th of every month.

Eastlake Junior Soccer Club

posted: Thu, March 07, 2019

                              Eastlake Junior Soccer Club                          Registrations are open now 2019 Links are on our Facebook page Eastlake Junior Soccer Club      All junior players 5yr -12yrs Early Bird prices before 30 March                   Grading day to be confirmed for                                                                                    10th and 11/12th grades


posted: Tue, March 05, 2019

DIVERSION MAZE PARK We have a new whanau that have just started at our school and are the proud owners of the Diversion Maze Park. As mentioned earlier they have put in a sponsor to celebrate our Principal Award students at the end of each term which is much appreciated. Please go along and enjoy this fun activity and support our local community and whanau. The prices are:  Adults $15 Child (5-13y) $10 Under 5 free Family (2 adults +2 children)  usually $40 but if you mention this advertisemnt you will get in for $30. 

Rotorua Junior Netball Holiday Programme

posted: Mon, March 04, 2019

Date and Time:  15 to 17 April 2019   9.00am to 3.00pm Year and Cost:  Years 0 to 8  $100.00pp What to bring:  Lunch, shoes, water bottle

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Public Health Nurse

posted: Tue, February 26, 2019

Tena Koutou Hi my name is Paekiri and I will be the Public Health Nurse for you school.

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Principal’s Award

posted: Tue, February 19, 2019

The recipient of Week 8's Principal's Award was Reana.  Congratulations

Pita Pit Lunches

posted: Tue, February 19, 2019

Every Tuesday and Friday we get Pita Pit delivered to the school for lunch. This is a great healthy lunch option for your children.  To place an order go to ; You will need to create an account if this is your first time ordering.

Our School Value

posted: Mon, February 18, 2019

This weeks Positive Behaviour 4 Learning(PB4L) school value is  Being Truthful inside the classes. Each morning every classroom teacher teaches this school value for 15 minutes. This helps reinforce our values and is a constant reminder for our tamariki to use our school values of: Have fun, Include others, Be Respectful, Be Safe and Responsible and Be Truthful. 

St Johns Youth Rotorua

posted: Tue, February 12, 2019

ST JOHN YOUTH ROTORUA St John Youth programmes help young New Zealanders aged between 6 and 18 to develop first aid, health care, leadership and life skills. Young people who experience our programmes gain confidence and empathy, as well as knowledge and leadership skills. Some continue their relationship with St John when they become adults. Mondays during school terms at the St John Ambulance Hall, Pererika St. Juniors 5:45pm - 7:15 pm Intermediates and Seniors 7:00pm - 8:30pm. To find out more about joining St John Youth visit: or 0800785646 or   You are welcome to come along and have a look.

School Donation and Photocopy Levy

posted: Tue, February 12, 2019

The 2019 school donation remains the same as it has for the last couple of years.   $50.00 1st child, $40.00 2nd child and $30.00 3rd child.  Donations are tax deductible and all money will be put towards the school pool. The photocopy fee covers school work on paper hand-outs used regularly in the classroom.   All direct credit payments can be made to the school account - please note child's name and FEES in particulars. Rotokawa School BOT.  ASB  12 3155 0183896 00

ASB School account details and Support

posted: Mon, September 18, 2017

Online payments made easy. If you need to make a payment to the school,  regarding your child's trips or camps, please reference it with their name and the reason for the payment thank you. The account name and number    ASB Bank  Rotokawa Board of Trustees. Acc number: 12-3155-0183896-00. If you know of anyone purchasing  a property and setting up a mortgage with ASB, simply mentioning Rotokawa School leads to us receiving $500 worth of sponsorship. We would appreciate you letting friends and whanau know about this opportunity. Every little bit helps us out.

Helping Hands

Help Request Est.Time
Friends of the School help 2.5 hours
Transport and support 1 hour
Reading Buddies Needed 1 hour
Garden Help Needed 1 hour

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