School will be closed for the day on Monday 1st June to celebrate Queen's birthday.
Work has recently been carried out on the school website making it user friendly for both Apple and Android devices.
Parents who will have children in Year 9 in 2016 are invited to attend our Secondary open day, 10am-12:30pm on Monday 15th June.
Year 7-10 students are selling family pies to raise funds for EOTC trips (ski trip and sports tournaments). Please order pies from a student you know or take your order to the school office. Order forms may be downloaded here.
Whānau of our Māori students are warmly invited to attend a consultation evening at 6pm on Tuesday 9th June in the staff room. The purpose of the evening is to discuss the school's proposed way ahead with meeting the needs of our Māori students and our focus on Māori student achievement in Term 3.
Parents who did not attend the Digital Learning in Cornerstone Secondary information evening on 19th May, may view the slides here.
We are now able to offer NCEA to senior students. Please click here to download our Pupil and Parent NCEA handbook.
Keeping Ourselves Safe - CyberBullying Programme. This term, the police will be working in classes teaching this important topic. This programme has been accessed in response to parental concerns around online safety of students that were raised at a parent consultation evening last year. The programme will include three sessions for all students from year 4 to 8 from weeks three to week six. The aim of the programme is for students to gain an awareness of how to stay safe online and some simple do's and don'ts on the internet.
Work is set to begin to install school zone signs which will activate around 9am and 3pm to help make our busy road frontages safer for our students.
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.
Prior to starting at Cornerstone, 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. For further information, including price lists, please click here.
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.
Parents often ask us what they can do to support their child's learning. Please click here for some tips.