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Activities & Clubs

What else can you get involved in at Kaurilands? Have a look below and be sure to check out our school calendar for a list of what's on this week. To find out more about activites running outside school hours, visit our Out of School page.

Kapahaka

Come and learn songs and dances in Te Reo Māori. Sian and Matua Gary take kapahaka every week, on Tuesday afternoons for year 0-3 students and on Wednesday afternoons for year 4-6 students.

Check out the Kapahaka/Pasifika blog to see what we've been up to and ask your teacher for more information if you are keen to join us!

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Pasifika

Talofa Lava! We are lucky to have the amazing Becks Va'ai teaching our Pasifika group to perform. Check out what we are up to on our Kapahaka/Pasifika blog and let Rosie or Sian know if you would like to join.

Everyone is welcome to come and learn about polynesian culture every Friday lunchtime. We cook and create together. Tune into the Daily Tui on Fridays to find out more!

Makerspace

We are so lucky at Kaurilands to have a space dedicated to all things digital technology. Whaea Rachel runs this at lunchtimes with the help of her Digital Curriculum team. The activities rotate weekly to include coding, robotics, movie making, 3D printing, circuitry, e-textiles, music mixing, minecraft, robotics and unmaking/upcycling.

Tune into the Daily Tui every morning to find out which activities are on for the day or check out our events calendar to plan ahead for the activities coming up!

Makerspace

Choir

Come and sing with others who love to sing!

Junior Choir for year 1-2's runs on Tuesdays at lunchtime with Rebecca in Room 28. It's a great time to just come and sing some fun songs together. 

Senior Choir is run by Ms Palmer and Mrs Milner. They train the choir to perform for events like the APPA conference and the Titirangi Anzac Parade. If you are in year 4-6 and love to sing, contact Ms Palmer to find out more, vickip@kaurilands.school.nz.

Sports

Sport is a big part of our culture at Kaurilands School and we endeavour to take part in a variety of sports throughout the year. Senior children have the the opportunity to train and represent the school in a variety of Interschool events. A member of the sports team will notify children of the upcoming events in our Daily Tui. These events will also be posted on the school calendar.

Term 1: Cross Country, Cricket and Swimming 

Term 2: Rugby League, Rugby Union and Ripper Rugby

Term 3: Hockey, Netball, Gymnastics

Term 4: Soccer, Athletics

Netball is offered to Year 2-6 children in Terms 2 and 3. Please look out for information about this in Term 1 or contact our netball coordinator Erin Namajuska for more information.

All classes take part in sessions run by our Sport Activator, Anton over the year. They learn fundamental movement skills and participate in a variety of games. Our year 3-6 children take part in soccer sessions run by Kim Beale. We also try and get as many different sporting agencies in over the year to offer children something different E.G T-Ball and Golf.

If you have any questions about sport please see a member of the sports team- Hannah, Erin, Hamish or Ben.

Click on our seesaw link to see sport in action:

Chess Club

Our lovely parent expert Christoph offers his chess expertise twice a week to helping budding chess players brush up their skills. Come along on a Tuesday or Friday whether you are a beginner or an expert!

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Theatre Sports

Come and strut your stuff at theatre sports! Kylie will take you through some games and activities that help you grow your theatrical talents. Theatre sports is for year 5/6 in term 1 and 2, then year 4 in term 3 and year 3 in term 4. Meet her in Room 2 on a Wednesday and email her if you are keen to sign up, kyliep@kaurilands.school.nz.

Theatre

Ukelele Group

Come and learn to play the Ukelele! We all learn to play songs together and sometimes we perform them at assemblies. Come to Room 26 at lunchtime on a Tuesday. For more information email Miss Bombay, lillianb@kaurilands.school.nz. Miss Bombay will provide the ukeleles, you just need the enthusiasm.

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Cartoon Drawing

Come and learn how to draw cartoons with Micaela on a Monday lunchtime in Room 15. 

Library Story Time

Come to the library at Monday lunchtimes to hear Hayley read some stories. You can come to the library any lunchtime, before or after school to read books as well. Have a look at our library page to see our school catalogue. 

Guitar Lessons

We are working towards being able to accompany the school as they sing at assemblies. We meet every Friday at lunchtime in Rūmā Kowhai.

Contact Sasha Witten-Hannah at heartstrings@paradise.net.nz for more information.

After School Activities

Visit our Out of School page to find out about other things you can get involved in before and after school hours.