Ilam School

llam Primary School is a unique educational facility. It provides quality education and exciting oppo

This page is to keep parents informed about events in the school. We do not expect to see current students as followers of this page as you are required to be 13 years or older to have a facebook account.

Operating as usual

11/12/2023

The Juniors Celebration in the Sun has been canceled today due to expectant rain.

11/12/2023

LOST PROPERTY
The lost property will be out on display by the office today (Monday) after school and it will be over by the Junior entrance tomorrow (Tuesday).

08/12/2023

Week 10 (11th Dec – 15th Dec)

- Ilam’s Got Talent – In the hall from 11am to 12:50pm:
*Seniors – Mon, 11th December.
*Middles – Wed, 13th December.
*Juniors – Thur, 14th December.

- Students meeting their new teacher for 2024 – Tue, 12th December, 10:10am to 10:30am.
- Celebration in the Sun (Juniors) – Tue, 12th December, 2pm – 3pm.
- Year 6 Leavers Dinner – Tue, 12th December, 6pm in the hall.
- Final Assembly – Fri, 15th December, 11am-12:15pm. Come early to get a seat!
***Please do not park at the Zyka’s Restaurant on Ilam Road.
***If there are no available parking's in Ilam or Kirkwood Road, you are welcome to park in the University parking lot during the assembly.

Last day of school is Fri, 15th December; school will close at 12:30pm.

Have a fabulous holiday and break!

08/12/2023

Big thank you to Monster Music for the fantastic concert yesterday! It was super amazing and I am sure you heard all about it!

01/12/2023
01/12/2023

Week 9 (4th Dec – 8th Dec)

- PTA Meeting – Tue, 5th December, 7pm-9pm in the staffroom.
- Parent Teacher Interview Bookings Close – Tue, 5th December, please use the code q3du4 on the School Interviews Website.
- Excellence Assembly – Wed, 6th December, 11am-11:45am. Please do not park at the Zyka’s Restaurant on Ilam Road.
- Parent Teacher Interviews –
*Wed, 6th December, 3pm-8pm.
*Thurs, 7th December, 3pm-6pm.
- Water Fun – Fri, 8th December, 2-3pm.
- Ilam Baptist Church Crafternoon Tea – Fri, 8th December, 3pm-4:30pm in the hall.

29/11/2023

Ice Packs are in need please… If you order from Hellofresh or another prep company please can you keep the ice packs for our first aid. They are used on a daily basis. Thank you.

28/11/2023

Reminder - Parent Teacher Interview Bookings – Bookings are open until Tuesday, 5th December please use the code q3du4 on the School Interviews Website.

Photos from Ilam School's post 17/11/2023

Just a wee reminder that December and January Holiday programmes are open for booking and will CLOSE Friday 1 December. You have 1 and 1/2 weeks left to book.

School closes at 12.30pm on Friday 15th December and we are running 2 sessions:

12.30pm to 3pm $25

12.30 to 6pm $45

We also offer breakfast on the 15th and can be booked as part of the December holiday programme.

Please visit AIMYPlus to make your bookings.

Many thanks for your continued support.

Robyn and Jo

December - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pSKFyvhkBd-7R-5d9wu2rw17DLv0vzvZ/view?usp=sharing
January - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1s8fZdN4SDusgrStBXBlIb14rJoTD-mtI/view?usp=sharing

16/11/2023

Just a reminder...

School Closed tomorrow 17th Nov – Canterbury Anniversary Day.
School Closed Monday 20th Nov – Staff Learning Day.

Have a great long weekend!

Photos from Ilam School's post 13/11/2023

The PTA have Westgold Chilli and Wesgold Cinnamon infused butter on sale for $2 at the Bake Sale on Thursday. If you would like to purchase these before or after the bake sale, please email the office. [email protected]

12/11/2023

Week 6 - 13th Nov – 17th Nov

Junior School Athletics – Tuesday, 14th Nov, 11am-1pm. Postponement 14/11.
Whole School Assembly – Wednesday, 15th Nov, 2:15-3:00pm. All welcome.
Stay and Play – Wednesday, 15th Nov, 3:15-4:00pm, outside Room 6 / Middle Court. Discuss feedback on Ilam School Strategy.
Bake Sale – Thursday, 16th Nov. Baking will be sold: 8.30am - 9.00am - items into lunch boxes. Morning Tea & Beginning of Lunch then 3.00pm - 3.30pm and any leftover items will be sold after school. DAY BEFORE – Please drop contributions off at Rm 1 (seniors) R17 (juniors & middles) between 8:30-9am and between 2:30-3:30pm.
School Interview Bookings – Bookings will open online from Thursday, 16th Nov until Tuesday, 5th Dec.
School Closed Friday 17th Nov – Canterbury Anniversary Day.
School Closed Monday 20th Nov – Staff Learning Day.
Ilam School Connect – Thursday, 23 Nov, 2-4pm.

06/11/2023

Week 5 - 6th Nov – 10th Nov

Junior Riccarton Bush Trip – Mon, 6th Nov, 10am-12pm, Rooms 9/10/12/15/16.
Junior Riccarton Bush Trip – Tue, 7th Nov, 12:30-2:15pm, Rooms 11/13/14.
West Zone Athletics – Wed, 8th Nov, 8:30-3pm.
Whānau Hui – Wed, 8th Nov, 5:30pm-7pm, Ilam School will be hosting a Hui for Maori whānau in the hall.
Chess Club – Thur, 9th Nov, 3-4pm, in hall. Chess Club’s LAST DAY is the 9th November.
Stay and Play – Wed, 15th Nov, 3:15pm to 4pm, outside Room 6/Middle court. Discuss feedback on Ilam School Strategy.
Bake Sale – Thursday 16 November
Baking will be sold at the following times:
8.30 am - 9.00 am - items to go into lunch boxes. Morning Tea Beginning of Lunch 3.00 pm - 3.30 pm - any leftover items will be sold after school. Day before, 15 Nov – Please drop your contributions off at Rm 1 (seniors) R17 (juniors & middles) between 8:30-9am and between 2:30-3:30pm. Thank you!

02/11/2023

It's a Thursday Twinning day at Ilam School!

31/10/2023

Ilam School Whånau Hui - 8th of November, 5.30pm-7:00pm

On Wednesday 8th of November from 5.30pm - 7:00pm, Ilam School will be hosting a Hui for Maori whānau. During the evening, the Kapa Haka group will have the opportunity to perform. If your child is in the Kapa Haka group and is able to attend, can they please meet outside the Music Suite at 5.15pm ready to get dressed in their Kapa haka uniforms. Once the Kapa Haka group has performed, children are welcome to stay for hot chips. Māori whānau will move to the staffroom at this time for Whånau consultation over kai. Parents of children involved in Kapa haka will need to collect their child from outside the Music Suite by 7:00pm. If your child is attending, could they please let either Ms Playle ([email protected]) or Ms Johnston ([email protected]) know.

26/10/2023

Please be aware... one of our parents parked their car in Rountree Street (near the restaurants and dairy) this morning at roughly 8:20am. In the short time it took to drop off the children, the car was broken into. Please be mindful that during peak hours there are opportunists around.

25/10/2023

What a fabulous idea from one of our students!

24/10/2023

Don't forget, orders close on Monday 30th October. We have staff at the office and the PTA at the junior entrance before and after school to help you place your order if needed. Eftpos and cash orders available.

24/10/2023

Week 3 - 23rd Oct to 27th Oct

ATHLETICS DAY (Senior and Middle School) - Wednesday, 25th October.
CHESS CLUB – Every Thursday in the hall, 3 to 4pm until 23 Nov.
PANCAKE PARTY – A PTA Fundraiser, Fri, 27th Oct from 8:15 in the Science Room.$3

24/10/2023

Middle School and Senior School Athletics Day tomorrow - 25th October!

18/10/2023

Reminder - School is closed on Monday 23rd October for Labour Day

18/10/2023

Worm Juice for sale - outside Room 11. Mon - Wed 2.50pm, starting in Week 4

11/10/2023

The PTA Uniform Sale will be this Friday the 13th October from 8:30am to 9am in the hall. There is eftpos available.

09/10/2023

Mihi Whakatau

Welcome to New Whānau and tamariki,

When: Friday 13th of October, 10am.

Details: Our whole School will be formally welcoming our new learners and their whānau joining the Ilam School Team in Term 4, 2023. At the Mihi Whakatau any new tamariki and their whānau who have joined us from 21st of July 2023 until Friday 13th of October will be welcomed. Our new families will meet in the wharepukapuka (library) at 9.45am.

All current Ilam whānau are also welcome to join us in welcoming our new families.

Following the Mihi Whakatau around 10.30am we invite you to stay and enjoy some refreshments in the hall.

09/10/2023

Welcome to Term 4! Week 1
9th Oct – 13th Oct

REMINDER - HATS TO BE WORN EVERYDAY DURING BREAKS.

Health Education Parent Meeting – Thurs, 12th Oct, 9am to 10am & 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
Chess Club – Every Thur, 3-4pm, in the hall until 23 Nov.
PTA Uniform Sale – Fri, 13th Oct, 8:30am to 9am in the hall.
Mihi Whakatau – Fri, 13th Oct, 10am. New parents to meet in the library at 9:45am.

18/09/2023

Week 10 (18th Sept – 22nd Sept)

PTA Meeting – Tuesday, 19th Sept from 7pm to 8:30pm in the staffroom.
Non-Uniform Day – Thursday, 21st Sept. “Dress to show you are happy with who you are!”
Chess – Thursday, 21st Sept - 3-4pm in hall. Chess to continue in Term 4.
Last Day of Term 3 – Friday, 22nd Sept. School closes at 3pm.
First day of Term 4 – Monday, 9th October.
REMINDER - HATS TO BE WORN EVERYDAY DURING BREAKS.

First Week Back…

• Health Education Parent Meeting – Thurs,12th Oct, 9am to 10am. 5:30pm to 6:30pm.
• Mihi Whakatau – Fri, 13th Oct, 10am. New parents to meet in the library at 9:45am.
• PTA Uniform Sale – Fri, 13th Oct, 8:30am to 9am in the hall.

13/09/2023

This Friday!

03/09/2023

Week 8
4th Sept – 8th Sept

Primary Sport Duathlon – Monday, 4th Sept, 8:30am-12pm.
BOT Meeting – Monday, 4th Sept, from 6pm in the staffroom.
Chess - Thursdays, 3-4pm in hall.

15 Sept – PTA Hot Chocolate Morning, $2 incl. marshmallows. Science and Tech room – 8:30am, bring a keep cup.

30/08/2023

Hot Chocolate Morning - 15 Sept!

28/08/2023

Kia ora Ilam School whānau,
The PTA would love to receive donations of second-hand uniforms.
If your child has outgrown their uniform or they're moving on from Ilam School, please consider donating their uniform to the second-hand uniform collection.
The PTA holds second-hand uniform sales multiple times a year and all money raised from these sales is used to directly benefit our children. The PTA funds books, classroom resources, sports uniforms, playground equipment and other essentials for learning.
Please leave donations at the school office or contact [email protected]
Ngā mihi,
Ilam School PTA

28/08/2023

Week 7
28th Aug – 1st Sept

Calendar Art Orders Close Today!!
Dental Van Clinic – Onsite until Fri, 8th Sept.
Middle School Riccarton Bush – Room 8, Monday / Room 5/18, Tuesday / Room 6/7, Friday.
Thursday 31st August – Short staffed in the office, if your query isn’t urgent please email [email protected]. We will attend to your email.
Chess - Thursdays, 3-4pm in hall.
PTA are requesting school uniform donations, please drop these off at the office. If you have a used or new microwave or fridge that isn’t being used, the PTA are in need. Thank you!

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