Category Archives: Blog


Using Blogs at Toko School


We have updated our school website with a new page called: Using Blogs at Toko School: http://www.toko.school.nz/links/e-learning/ This page will show you how to sign up to your child’s individual and class blog and tips for effective commenting. Please take the time to get involved with this. It is a great way to have access […]

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New Maths Website


We have updated our website – Learning Links – Mathematics with a new website for parents that you might be interested in:  Maths If you use the activities with your children we would love your feedback about how you found the website.

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Staff Professional Development


This year our NITS (Ngaere, Inglewood, Toko and Stratford Schools) Cluster are really fortunate to be working with Heather Bell from Massey University .  Our cluster wide focus for all teachers across all four of our schools is: “In 2016 we will be bringing classroom teachers from across our cluster schools together to work collaboratively […]

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Teacher Only Days – 11 & 12 July 2016


Teacher Only Day today with our NITS (Ngaere, Inglewood, Toko and Stratford Primary Schools) Cluster. Lots of collaborative learning across our schools led by Heather Bell, Massey University and Raewyn and Kylie, Maths Facilitators from Cognition.    

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Annual Community Meeting – Tuesday 5 July


On Tuesday 5 July at 7.00 we are having a catch up with our community.  The BOT,  Fundraising Committee and PTA will share their successes from the past year. The BOT will also be consulting with the community about discussions we have been having with the Ministry of Education re: creating a Toko School Enrolment […]

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End of Year Awards 2015


At our final end of year assembly we farewelled all our Year 8 leavers and recognised those students who have contributed to the corporate life of our school. A special congratulations to the following students: Board of Trustees Award for Excellence:  Xavier Keegan & Julia Howatson Cup for Oratory:  Rowan Slater Cup for Sport: Rowan […]

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Toko School invited to Participate in the Royal Visit in New Plymouth


  Snippets from the Enviro Schools website:  Taranaki Enviroschools Royal Visit November 2015 Enviroschools Taranaki was invited to take part in the recent Royal Visit to New Zealand, given how interested Prince Charles is in sustainability and empowering youth. A party of around 50 represented Enviroschools in the region near the Te Rewa Rewa bridge. […]

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U.Learn 2015


Over the school holidays all the staff attended U.Learn 2015 in Auckland.  Over 1800 educators attended this conference from across New Zealand and Australia.   This conference was structured around three key  themes that focused on teaching and learning:  Collaborate, Innovate and Educate. Themes ULearn15 uses three key over-arching themes that focus on aspects of learning […]

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Jones Cup 2015


Jones Cup was another very successful day. It was great to have all our Rural Cluster Schools at Toko School for the day. Congratulations to our winning teams. Year 3 – 4 Netball: Midhirst Bears & Eastern Districts/Rawhitiroa Year 5 – 6 Netball: Toko Pulse Year 7 – 8 Netball: Midhirst/Pembroke Tigers Year 3 – […]

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Josh Williams & Derek McCormack: The higher education debate


An interesting read as we think about the future for our children: http://m.nzherald.co.nz/education/news/article.cfm?c_id=35&objectid=11481535

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