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About Mark Armstrong

Hello, I have been teaching for many years starting at Onehunga Primary. My hobbies are football, fishing and biking. I am married with two children. I joined the school to be part of the Henderson Community and help the children progress, so that they are Critical, Creative Cultural Thinkers.

Kiwi Can Program in Kowhai 2019

Kiwi Can is our energy-packed primary school programme, aimed at children aged 5 to 12 years. It teaches values such as integrity and respect, helps build resilience and delivers fun-filled learning to schools all around [...]

By | 2019-06-11T10:20:42+12:00 11th June 2019|Classes|Comments Off on Kiwi Can Program in Kowhai 2019

Samoan Language Week in Kowhai 2019

Samoan Language Week / Vaiaso o le gagana Samoa helps all New Zealander's journey towards shared cultural understandings. Learning a new language gives us insight into new ways of thinking, and to different beliefs and cultural practices. [...]

By | 2019-06-11T10:16:59+12:00 11th June 2019|Classes|Comments Off on Samoan Language Week in Kowhai 2019

Book Week in Kowhai 2019

The week-long event is an annual celebration of books written for young people and hopes to inspire a love of reading. Schools, libraries, and communities across the country host numerous events and activities that connect [...]

By | 2019-06-11T10:05:22+12:00 11th June 2019|Kowhai|Comments Off on Book Week in Kowhai 2019

Te Reo Maori in Kowhai

  Whaea Jenny Matheson is the Te Reo Maori Language Teacher at Henderson South School. She has been helping Kowhai children to gain the confidence to ask and answer questions, about their families. Children start [...]

By | 2019-05-13T21:21:26+12:00 13th May 2019|Classes|Comments Off on Te Reo Maori in Kowhai

Kowhai at West Wave

  At the end of Term 1, Tipu whanau went to West Wave to have some fun and more importantly show off their swimming skills. Unfortunately, the floor of the pool was not working and [...]

By | 2019-05-13T20:56:24+12:00 13th May 2019|Classes|Comments Off on Kowhai at West Wave

Thank You Swim Safe

  Thank you to Swim Safe for their support. Here are some fun filled photos. Aquatic education is based on the combined development of physical skills, critical thinking and building experience to ensure safer participation [...]

By | 2019-05-13T20:39:32+12:00 13th May 2019|Kowhai|Comments Off on Thank You Swim Safe

Kia Ora – Kowhai learning to swim

Well done Kowhai for participating this term. Its been great watching you progress. Keep bringing your swimming kits. Well done, keep listening and using all the learning muscles in the pool.  

By | 2019-03-04T16:18:40+13:00 4th March 2019|Kowhai|Comments Off on Kia Ora – Kowhai learning to swim

Aboriginal Art – Term 4

Kowhai have been learning Australian Aboriginal Art for the past two weeks. The children know all about this topic so be sure to ask ask them questions about it. They will surprise you with what [...]

By | 2018-11-09T14:39:56+13:00 9th November 2018|Kowhai|Comments Off on Aboriginal Art – Term 4

Room 3 – Excellent Assembly Item

Room 3 performed an excellent assembly item during week 2 in front of the whole school. The kids were soooo excited and the HSS audience loved it. Thanks to the parents who supported us.

By | 2018-11-09T13:59:55+13:00 9th November 2018|Room 3|Comments Off on Room 3 – Excellent Assembly Item
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