Term Dates for 2018
Term 1; 30 January - 13 April
Term 2; 30 April - 6 July
Term 3; 23 July - 28 September
Term 4; 15 October - 13 December
Nau mai, haere mai
Welcome to Bailey Road School where our motto is Whaia nga taumata - Aim High.
We are proud of our students and they way that they live the HEART values of Honesty, Empathy, Affirmation, Respect and Trust.
We are a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L) School (kura). Our tamariki (children) learn about our school expectations through the four foci of Be respectful, Be responsible, Be safe and Aim High.
We are a strong community who believe in working together to provide a high quality education that allows every child to meet their potential. Our tamariki come from nineteen ethnicities and range in age from five years old to 13 years. Bailey Road School has 480 students who are organised into four age group teams.
Rata Team (New Entrant to Year Two) is led by Mr Laurie O'Connor. Karaka Team (Years Three and Four) is led by Ms Anna Voyce. Kowhai Team (Years Five and Six) is led by Mrs Rosalind Muller. Rimu Team (Years Seven and Eight) is led by Mr Dave Muir.
Our house groups are Kea (green, kākāriki), Kiwi (blue, kikorangi), Weka (red, whero) and Tui (yellow, kōwhai).
We are proud to be a 'Green Gold' Enviro School which means we are committed to sustainable practices and our tamariki learning to be environmentally responsible, becoming kaitiaki (guardians) of Papatūānuku (Earth Mother). You will be an active part of our environmental responsibility as we work towards working together to make an undeniable impact in our daily decisions.
We are proud of the variety of opportunities offered to our students in sports, music, performing arts, specialist technology teaching, culture, environmental education, leadership, and education outside the classroom. We have many school events and invite whānau to be partners with us in the education of their child. We have a highly skilled Board of Trustees and many parent groups, such as PTA (Parent Teacher Association), and Walking School Bus Drivers that make valuable contributions to our school. Whare Ahuru Mowai is a special space that is our school library as well as a space for whānau to meet over a cuppa to chat or relax.
Our Social Worker in School (SWiS) is here to help you if needed.
We are lucky to have a wonderful, large site that includes fields, a nature trail, swimming pool, hall, Whare Ahuru Mowai, courts, playgrounds and sandpits.
Bailey Road School works collaboratively within Maungakiekie Kāhui Ako which is made up with One Tree Hill College, Ellerslie School, Stanhope Road School, Sylvia Park School and Panmure District School. Rangitāmirotia ngā miro ako tuatinitini ‘Weave together the threads of learning’ This whakatāukī illustrates the interconnected relationship of the six schools. We rely on one another to meet our achievement challenges. The woven imagery demonstrates the threads of learning for teachers, support staff, students, whanau and the wider community. We will weave together emerging, innovative ideas to find solutions for our students in expectation of contributing strongly to the solutions for other learners in Aotearoa New Zealand.
We welcome visits to school and look forward to you meeting with us. You can see what is happening at school through our weekly newsletters, our official facebook page (by searching @BaileyRoadSchool in FB) or through the school app.
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