Newsletter for International Families


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ESOL Shared lunch - Wednesday 13 June.  There will be an ESOL presentation at 11.45am followed by a shared lunch at 12.30pm.

Reports - Reporting will be based on a curriculum level and no longer referred to as National Standards.  Students at Russley work at Levels 1 - 4 (with extension across the levels or above level 4 provided when required).  ESOL reports contain speaking and listening will be going out with the curriculum reports.  Students talk about their report at student-led conferences which are on Wednesday 27 June (classes end 12.30pm) 1pm - 7pm and Tuesday 3 July 3.15pm - 6pm.  Bookings for interviews will open 11 June 9am code 6be7a

Classroom Parent Representatives - Classes now have a parent representative who will make connections with all parents in that particular room.  This is a way for parents to liaise with each other and offer opportunities to communicate and connect.  Teachers will have different expectations/jobs for their class representatives, depending on the teacher's needs.

If parents/caregivers have any comments or suggestions please email

Mathletics/Khan Academy - Mathletics is not just a home tool for learning, teachers are using the programme to hone in on specific gaps/needs of students.  Khan Academy has good instructional videos for students to follow.


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Tues 26 June CLASSES END 12.30PM for NZEI union meeting
Wed 27 June CLASSES END 12.30PM
Student-led interviews 1pm - 7.00pm
Tues 3 July Student -led interviews 3.15pm - 6.00pm
Fri 6 July Sausage sizzle $2
Term ends 3pm