Goodbye Mrs. Murray

The staff and students of Holy Spirit Senior Primary School bade farewell to our much loved principal Mrs. Murray on October 25th. We marked Mrs. Murray’s retirement with a very special mass with students, visitors from the local community and staff – both past and present. Throughout this celebration of Mrs. Murray’s career, we were reminded of what made her such a wonderful principal – her vision, her innovation, her…

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Maths Week Competition Winners

Congratulations to Ms. Cooney’s class who were selected as winners in the 3rd and 4th class category of the recent P.D.S.T. Primary S.T.E.M. Maths Week Competition! The children in Ms. Cooney’s class worked out the answer to a problem-solving question and posted their answer and the strategies they used on Padlet. Click the link below to see how you would answer this question! https://nzmaths.co.nz/resource/pigs-and-ducks

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Child of Achievement – October

This week’s Child of Achievement was particularly special because it was Mrs. Murray’s final Child of Achievement in our wonderful school. Mrs. Murray was thrilled to hear about all of the fantastic reasons the children won their award this month.    

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EU Code Week

Ms. Cooney’s class celebrated EU Code Week by using both our iPads and our brand new Chromebooks to complete coding activities on Hour of Code and Scratch Junior. Coding is fantastic to develop children’s problem-solving skills as well as enhancing their creativity.  

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Mathletics

In Holy Spirit Senior Primary School, we are embracing Digital Technology and using it as a tool to support teaching, learning and assessment in our school. In order to support our students develop their Maths proficiency in our school each child in Holy Spirit S.P.S. has their own Mathletics accounts. The aim of Mathletics is to develop students’ maths skills through fun activities and games. The activities the children engage…

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