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Mini Soccer Starts Today!

Mini soccer starts today. Letters have gone home regarding teams. The draw for every week can be found on the Nelson Surburbs Football website. Link below:


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School Open Today – Wednesday 21st Feb

We are open today and will be holding interviews this afternoon and evening. We will continue to monitor the situation. Gail Harris will be teaching Room 4 today. Jess Drummond’s family property at Riwaka has been severely damaged and she is unable to leave there at present. Jess may or may not be available for interviews. We will let Room 4 know later in the day.

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School Open Tomorrow Wednesday 21st February

Richmond School will be open as normal on Wednesday 21st February. The situation will be monitored overnight.

Please check your emails, Richmond School facebook page and our school website before coming in to school tomorrow in case the situation changes.

Hope you all stay safe in this wind!

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Goal Setting Interviews now Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd February


With the rivers rising and the potential for significant adverse weather conditions this afternoon and tonight PLUS many parents concerned about attending goal setting interviews this afternoon/evening we have decided to postpone today’s interviews until THURSDAY.
The Wednesday interviews will remain as is.
What this means is parents who were to attend interviews today MUST RE-BOOK for the same or similar times on Thursday. You may also choose any available Wednesday times.
Also at this stage we are remaining OPEN until 3:00pm today.
Booking instructions:
  • Go to the website
  • Type in our school code nd5nw    Click Go.
  • Enter your details and the number of students you are booking for. Type in the student’s full name/s.  Click Go.
  • Choose the teacher or teachers you wish to see from the drop down menu.  Click Go.
  • Select the time you would like with each teacher.  Only times that are still available are shown.  A tick should appear in the timeslot you have selected.  Click Go.
  • Your timetable is shown.  If it is correct you can select print or finish.   It will be emailed to the email address you entered at the start.
Bookings will close at 3pm Wednesday 21st February 2018

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Cyclone Gita – School Open Tuesday 20th February

Parents may well have heard that a number of the region’s schools will be closed from 12:30pm tomorrow (Tuesday) in anticipation of the cyclone (high winds etc) arriving mid-afternoon.


The local bus company wishes to have children at home prior to the storm arriving. Richmond School does not have any children bused to and from school. So at this stage we will be remaining open and will continue to monitor developments. We will advise via facebook and our web site (under latest news) immediately, should this change. An email will also be sent as soon as is possible.


Parents who are concerned about the cyclone and who wish to keep their children at home for the day or collect them at 12:30pm are welcome to do so.


Tomorrow’s Rooms 1 and 4 trip to the museum and Suter is postponed.

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Senior Camp – $100 Payment Due

Please make payment of $100 for the upcoming Senior Camps to Canvastown as soon as possible, either by internet banking or at the school office. Details of the dates for each room can be found on the calendar and in the newsletters. Thank you!