Brooklyn School students participate in a wide variety of activities and enjoy a healthy atmosphere where students, working TOGETHER, get ACTIVE in sports and unstructured play, explore new ideas and situations with encouraged CURIOSITY — pushing each learner to discover more, all the while SHARING their encouragement and support of and with each other.
Brooklyn Students have great pride in their school!
Term Dates 2017
Wednesday 1st February first day of school for all students.
GREAT report from the reviewers at the Educational Review Office about our school. We look forward to welcoming them back in 3/4 years.
Years 7 & 8
The convivial Brooklyn team are looking forward to to playing host to their visitors, and know you will have an enjoyable and enriching visit to our surrounds, with the prospect of a worthy read, a wholesome delicacy, and sociable stop - Ako Matanga – Together at Brooklyn.
Come and join everyone for the occasion at the corner of the Umukuri Road, just 6kms away from Motueka. What ever the weather the Book Fair is on, and you will not be disappointed for making the visit.
The Books: Lynley Gillatt and her willing helpers have worked tirelessly to sort, process an collate an amazing selection of great reads – again new books have been collected and sourced, so they haven’t been ‘picked through’ – nothing but the best, attractively displayed for you to make selections from within our hall. This year the children’s books have all been placed in the adjoining classroom to allow more room for you to meander and handpick – top quality reading material for the summer.
Our amazing Brooklyn bakers have been in action to supply the baking stall, with nothing but quality baking.
More food options will also be on offer including the tasty Lower Moutere Store sausages. You could also have some bacon and egg butties if you desire.
The ever popular sweet treats will again be on sale. A big thank you to Talley’s for the icecream which will be readily available on the day.
The AMAZING café which will stock delicious CELCUIS coffee and teas as well as other country delights to tempt the taste buds.
A myriad of tempting goods – no electronics in the Wally’s Wharehouse but a huge range of furntiture, knicknacks, clothes and games. Another chance for you to have a look through.
On going music and entertainment includes FireBIrd Circus with a have a go session at the end, from the ash tree - and you’ll have to wait and see what else!
Looking forward to seeing you there.
BUZZING at BROOKLYN
What an amazing job done everyone - thank you to Lee, Rhian, Naomi, Maria, Lucy and Kat for all of the extras they have done.
Friday the 21st October the Brooklyn bugs and mini beasts will look amazing in the Nelson Masked Parade. Glitzed and glammed, papier mached and glued - we are ready.
Get your buzz on everyone and enjoy!
There was much activity, dance offs, treats consumed and a chance to be with our friends within the Brooklyn School community. The hall was pumping and was decked out in all its finery.
We appreciate the support of the event and time taken to bring your children and help out where and when needed.
Kia Ora koutoa.
Tracey Ferne - you are a star. What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon.
Thank you to the Riwaka Hotel for being our hosts.
You did us all proud at the Weetbix event.
Thank you also to Matt Kenyon for the extra
efforts keeping the kids tummies full.
Every teacher who is about to retire
should be treated as
Mrs Howell was last week!!!!!
What a lot of fun we had at the Starlight Christmas Parade.
Together at Brooklyn. A job well done!
What a fantastic couple of days athletics at Lower Moutere School - thanks for hosting us. The Brooklyn students were working hard to meet training goals, fantastic ambassadors of our school and sound supporters and encouragers of themselves and each others.
Take A Trip Raffle.
- Mr Kemp is handing over the voucher which Wendy might use as a treat for an up and coming birthday or maybe even further afar..
Albert won the bach in the sounds prize,
and Owen Johnstone has the Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi voucher.
Thank you again to Cherie Drummond for co-ordinating the raffle, to the Harris family from MONDO travel, Abel Tasman Aqua Taxi and the Howells for supporting the raffle.
To the parents and family's who sold tickets and promoted the Book Fair and raffle at the Supermarkets -
Your support and efforts are greatly appreciated.