Posts Tagged With: Bell Block School

Bell Block School Fundraising Quiz Night – Book Now

Support Bell Block School, come along to their Quiz night on Thursday 19th November 2015. Tickets available from the school office $15 each (or $ 80 for a team of 6). The Venue is the Amazing New Plymouth Golf Club in Bell Block!

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Bell Block School Proudly Presents……….

Tickets are now on sale for the Bell Block School Production of “High School Musical 2′. The show is being presented in the Bell Block Hall on September 16th at 1pm and 7pm and the 17th at 7pm. There are no door sales, so bookings are essential. Tickets are available at the school office.

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Bell Block Schools to receive Money from dirt

A Bell Block business is giving away dirt – by the truckload. Bell block based Symons Transport has about 2000 cubic metres of topsoil and the company is giving it away in exchange for a small donation. People can come and take the topsoil by ute or car trailer, make a donation and it goes to a local school. People could also have the topsoil delivered by one of Symons Transport’s trucks, paying only the donation and transportation costs. The idea to give the topsoil away for a donation came , after the company, began to develop a 1.2 hectare block of land on Connett Rd East in Bell Block. Once developed, it would be used to store drill casing, as a general lay down area and as parking for the company’s large fleet of trucks. The company hoped to be able to donate about $5000 to each school.

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Bell Block School – Out of School Zone Students

The Bell Block School of Trustees invites applications from parents who live outside the school zone and who wish to enroll their sons and daughters at Bell Block School. Enrollment at the school is governed by an enrollment scheme, details of which are available from the school office. If you wish to enroll your child please complete the enrollment form available at the school office. The deadline for out of zone enrollments is Friday 14th March 2014. To assist the school to plan appropriately for next year they ask that parents of students who live within the home zone should also apply by this date. Students who live in the home zone are entitled to enroll at the school. The board has determined that 10 places for New Entrants/Year 1 Year 6 and 7 are likely to be available for out of zone students for 2014. Applications from out of zone students will be processed according to the Education Act. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held. ROZ MILLER – PRINCIPAL

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Bell Block School – Out of School Zone Students

The Bell Block School of Trustees invites applications from parents who live outside the school zone and who wish to enroll their sons and daughters at Bell Block School. Enrollment at the school is governed by an enrollment scheme, details of which are available from the school office. If you wish to enroll your child please complete the enrollment form available at the school office. The deadline for out of zone enrollments is Friday 14th March 2014. To assist the school to plan appropriately for next year they ask that parents of students who live within the home zone should also apply by this date. Students who live in the home zone are entitled to enroll at the school. The board has determined that 10 places for New Entrants/Year 1 Year 6 and 7 are likely to be available for out of zone students for 2014. Applications from out of zone students will be processed according to the Education Act. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held. ROZ MILLER – PRINCIPAL

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Bell Block School – Out of School Zone Students

The Bell Block School of Trustees invites applications from parents who live outside the school zone and who wish to enroll their sons and daughters at Bell Block School. Enrollment at the school is governed by an enrollment scheme, details of which are available from the school office. If you wish to enroll your child please complete the enrollment form available at the school office. The deadline for out of zone enrollments is Friday 14th March 2014. To assist the school to plan appropriately for next year they ask that parents of students who live within the home zone should also apply by this date. Students who live in the home zone are entitled to enroll at the school. The board has determined that 10 places for New Entrants/Year 1 Year 6 and 7 are likely to be available for out of zone students for 2014. Applications from out of zone students will be processed according to the Education Act. Parents will be informed of the outcome of the ballot within three school days of the ballot being held. ROZ MILLER – PRINCIPAL

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Take Extra Care – Kid’s first day back at Bell Block school’s

Today, Monday 3rd February, sees our first day back to school for children going to the two schools in Bell Block. Bell Block School and Bell Block Puketapu. So this afternoon around 3pm-3.30pm be extra careful on the roads in and around Bell Block and get used to children on their bikes and children crossing the roads on foot again. Just slow down and be a bit more careful…..will only delay you by a few seconds.

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Take Extra Care – Kid’s first day back at Bell Block school’s

Today, Monday 3rd February, sees our first day back to school for children going to the two schools in Bell Block. Bell Block School and Bell Block Puketapu. So this afternoon around 3pm-3.30pm be extra careful on the roads in and around Bell Block and get used to children on their bikes and children crossing the roads on foot again. Just slow down and be a bit more careful…..will only delay you by a few seconds.

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Bell Block School set to Re-Open for 2014

Bell Block School re-opens on Monday 3rd February 2014, at 8.55am. As always they look forward to welcoming theirexisting students back as well as they wish to advise that the school office is open for new enrollments from 9.00am-3.00pm weekdays. For any queries please phone (06) 755 0838 or text 027 310 9038 or email the Principal Roz Miller……..office@bellblock.school.nz

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Bell Block Primary School Students – Show their Skills

Bell Block Primary School scooter rack. Built by the students from a wooden pallet. Awesome work BBS!……great Kiwi thinking, like number eight wire.

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stuff.co.nz report on Bell Block School

Bell Block School

31 Bell Block Court, Bell Block, New Plymouth
Decile:

Bell Block School is a decile 5, Co-Educational school, located in New Plymouth. The school has 341 students .
The school receives $1499224 in direct government funding, which translates to a budget of $4259.16 per student.*

School type:Full Primary Student roll341
Gender of students:Co-Educational Total funding**$1499224
0
International
students
$4259.16 per student***
European/Pakeha
241
Asian
10
Maori
67
MELAA****
2
Pacific Island
4
Other
3

* Demographic and Roll data, Education Ministry data 2010
** Total funding = Operational funding + teacher salaries, Education Ministry data 2010
*** This figure may vary for those schools who carry funding to service a number of other schools, not just their own.
**** MELAA = Middle Eastern, Latin American, African

National Standards Achievement

well below
below
at
above(What do these mean?)

Reading Writing Maths
National Score
7.00%
17.00%
41.00%
35.00%
8.00%
24.00%
51.00%
17.00%
6.00%
22.00%
51.00%
22.00%
Overall results
4.70%
12.20%
58.50%
24.70%
5.80%
21.30%
65.70%
7.20%
4.40%
17.70%
64.80%
13.00%
Male students
6.90%
15.40%
52.10%
25.50%
7.50%
27.10%
59.00%
6.40%
5.40%
14.60%
61.60%
18.40%
Female students
2.30%
9.20%
66.10%
22.40%
4.10%
15.00%
72.80%
8.10%
3.40%
21.00%
68.20%
7.40%
Maori students
7.80%
16.70%
56.70%
18.90%
8.00%
36.40%
50.00%
5.70%
11.10%
23.30%
57.80%
7.80%
Pasifika students
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Watch Out on the Roads……Kids are back at School

Be extra careful out on the roads on Monday morning as it is back to school for Bell Block’s two schools. Puketapu School and Bell Block School. Not to mention all the extra traffic, with the kindy’s back open and all the extra school buses.

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Bell Block School votes are OK

Last week the Ministry of Education deemed the initial May elections invalid and said a re-election would be held in August. The election was deemed invalid by the ministry after a newspaper advertisement failed to state how many positions on each board were vacant. “The issue around the single advertisement has been cleared, but in reviewing all of the schools they have found other issues that have affected the validation of the results. New Plymouth Principals’ Association president Roz Miller said she could confirm her school, Bell Block Primary, would not have to re-elect a board of trustees. A letter was being sent to the schools who had to hold re-elections. “Until then we don’t know why they have to repeat the process,” she said. A re-election is expected to cost each school about $3000.

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