Please click on the PTO logo (below) to book your parent-teacher interviews.
We recently began to document how the vision, key competencies, learning areas, values and principles of the NZ Curriculum are outworked at Cornerstone. Please click here to learn more.
The school's annual report for 2014 was recently linked to the Charter page on the school website. It reports on progress made, during 2014, toward the school's strategic goals (which are set by the Board of Trustees).
Due to roll growth, the school is advertising for a highly motivated and passionate teacher to teach a New Entrant class (likely to open in Term 3). For further details, please click here. All staff employed at Cornerstone are required to support and uphold the special character of the school.
Tumanako Team (Y4-6) classes are swimming at Freyberg Community Pool regularly this term. Please click here for a list of the dates that swimming will occur. On these dates, children will have an earlier lunch and will travel by bus to Freyberg at 12:30pm. They will return to school by bus at 3pm.
Prior to starting at Cornerstone and at the beginning of each school year, parents need to purchase stationery packs for their children. Office Max have lists of the stationery required by children at different year levels and can supply these at very competitive prices. Packs may be purchased from their retail outlet, by phone: 0800 724 440 or via this link:
We sell all of our uniform (except shoes and Y1-Y6 socks) from the school uniform shop. The shop is located at the student counter in the administration building and it is open 8.30am-12:30pm, Monday-Friday, during term time.
We have designed a brochure to help you to raise, at the appropriate level, any concerns you may have regarding classroom programmes, behaviour management, etc. Please download the brochure here.
Palmerston North is subject to power outages from time to time. When this occurs our computer and phone systems don't operate. If you need to contact the office to report an absence or any other information regarding your child during a power outage, please do so by phoning or texting our office cell phone: 027 315 7764.
Mr McDonald is developing a GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) website to highlight the learning of the Y5-8 students who participate in our GATE programme on a weekly basis. The link to the website is: https://sites.google.com/a/ccs.ac.nz/gate/
Parents often ask us what they can do to support their child's learning. Please click here for some tips.
From time to time parents enquire how we cater for students' extra-curricular sporting interests. Answers to this questions and many more can be found on our sports website. Click here to learn more.