February 15, 2017

A Reminder about our Beach Day : Thursday 16th

FRANKLEY SCHOOL BEACH PICNIC DAY 2017
Date: Thursday 16 February 2017  Venue: Ngamotu Beach.

In order to link in with the tides (Low Tide 8:06am, High Tide: 14:14pm), our visit, weather depending, is to take place on Thursday 16 of February, at Ngamotu beach (We won’t be going to the rock pools).  There is NO POSTPONEMENT DATE.  If the weather is unsuitable the picnic will be CANCELLED.  Please listen to the 93.2 More FM, following 8:00am news.
PROGRAMME
Suitable clothing, footwear, sunhat, sun block, and swimming gear.  All food to be in a suitable container. Drink & sun protection essential please.
Children will be grouped in their learning hubs and have a range of teacher directed activities.
Te Kakano (Rooms 1/2)
Te Puawai (Rooms 3/4)
Te Pihinga(Rooms 6/7)
Tuhono (Rooms 8/9)
Kahikatea (Rooms 10/11)

10:00am
Depart from school by bus.
Bus fee is $5.00 per pupil– This will come out of the activity fee.
Please ensure that this fee is paid before 16 February.
10:30am
Arrival at Ngamotu Beach.  Morning tea.
All learning hubs will be dropped off at Ngamotu for morning tea.  Parents welcome to join us.
11:00am
Learning hubs swimming.
11:00am Kahikatea swimming
11:30am Tuhono swimming
12:00pm Te Pihinga swimming
1:15pm Te Puawai / Te Kakano

Each learning hub will participate in the following activities – Swim, Beach games, and Sand sculpting and digging.
Kahikatea will swim on arrival (Make sure you have togs on when you arrive at school).  
Children will have the opportunity to have a swim at Ngamotu beach under close supervision from staff and parents.  Children will use NPDC changing rooms.
We do require at least 4 adults per hub to be in the water from 11:00 -12:30  and then from 1:15pm - 1:45pm.

Please contact the office if you are able to assist admin@frankley.school.nz
Report to the beach area at 10:45am

Children/parents bring their own lunch.  We encourage parents, grandparents and friends to come along and have a picnic lunch with your children.

12:30pm
LUNCHTIME – Families are most welcome to join us.
1:15pm
1:15pm - Te Puawai / Te Kakano swimming
1:45pm - Swim finished and changed.

2:20 pm
Departing for school from Ngamotu Beach by bus.
PLEASE NOTE:  IF PARENTS WISH TO TAKE THEIR CHILDREN HOME AT THE END OF THE DAY THEY ARE
TO INFORM THE CLASSROOM TEACHER PRIOR TO THE VISIT.

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