2022 School Calendar 

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Teacher Vacancy for 2023

Scale A - Full Time - Fixed Term in the Years 1-5 area of the school

Start Date: 31 January 2023, End Date: 19 December 2023

Weedons is a fantastic, community-focused, rural school close to the city. We seek a dynamic, enthusiastic, and innovative classroom teacher to join our learning community. The position will be in the year 1-5 area of the school, if you have a preferred area please specify in your covering letter. You should be passionate about what you do; love a bit of humour and value working collaboratively alongside highly capable colleagues. I would encourage you to look at our website to find out more about us.

A link to the position description in PDF can be downloaded here or download the editable Word version using the button below.

 
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WEEDONS SCHOOL

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WELCOME TO WEEDONS SCHOOL

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Welcome to the Weedons School Website. Weedons is a small rural school staffed by a close-knit team of professionals, within a very supportive community.


We cater for children from Year 0 to 8 (5 -13 Year olds). Currently, we have 6 classes with a roll that sits between 140 and 160 children. Please take the time to explore our website and find out what we are all about.

 

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SCHOOL NEWSLETTER

Get all the latest information on the school's news and events. Click below to view the most recent newsletter.

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OUR SCHOOL DAY

08.50 am Warning Bell

08.55 am Start of School

11.00 am Interval

11.20 am Back to class

12.40 pm Lunch Play

 1.15 pm Eat Lunch 

 1.35 pm Back to class

 2.55 pm End of School

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KAHUI AKO NEWSLETTER

Weedons School belongs to the Rolleston Learning Community – Ngā Peka o Tauwharekakāho, with a shared vision and pathway for the future.

Contact Weedons School Office: office@weedons.school.nz, phone: (03) 347 8740 

 

MANA AKE WEBSITE

Mana Ake provides support to children in Canterbury, in years 1-8 at school, promoting wellbeing and positive mental health.

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DO YOU LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?

If you are looking to enrol your child at Weedons or to join our team, or just find out what's happening in the Weedons School community click here to discover more...

 

EDUCATION OUTSIDE THE CLASSROOM

To make Education Outside The Classroom (EOTC) effective and safe, Weedons School will follow Ministry of Education regulations and guidelines on safety and supervision, risk management, leadership, and legal requirements. School boards and individual teachers have a duty of care to students, and responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015.

 

VISION | CHARTER | ANNUAL PLAN

OUR VISION

At Weedons School we want our children to be:

Successful learners, especially in literacy and numeracy, effective thinkers and able to display the attitudes and values consistent with “The Weedons Way”.

 

POLICY STRUCTURE

The school works on a subscription basis with SchoolDocs to maintain, update, and review our policies. SchoolDocs provides us with a comprehensive core set of policies which have been well researched and follow the Ministry of Education National Administration Guidelines. The policies and procedures are tailored to our school, and the school supplies specific information such as our charter, and procedures for behaviour management, reporting to parents etc.

Policies are monitored by SchoolDocs and updated, modified or created in response to changes in legislation, significant events, Ministry guidelines, review/requests from school, and regular reviewing from the SchoolDocs team. Our Board of trustees has the opportunity to view changes and additions and comment on them before they are implemented.

We will advise you when policies are up for review and how you can take part in the review.

We invite you to visit the site at: weedons.schooldocs.co.nz

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ANNUAL REPORT | ERO REPORT

The current years Annual Report can be viewed by clicking on the annual report button below. 

To access previous year Annual Reports please click here 

 

CONTACT US

135 Weedons Ross Road, RD5, Weedons, Christchurch, 7675, New Zealand

03 347 8740

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