Our school is set in a park like grounds, with a large field, established trees,  playground, sandpit and two tennis courts. We are a rural school that encourages outdoor play – we are of course in the Mackenzie District, an outdoor playground.  
    We are fortunate at St Joseph’s School Fairlie to have our parish church located next door to our school. This provides opportunities for our students to experience parish life, including attendance at week day Masses.
    At St Joseph’s School Fairlie our students learn in three attractive well resourced classrooms, with interactive whiteboards and iPads in each of them.  In 2014 we have three morning classrooms and two afternoon classrooms. The Ministry of Education only funds two classes, so our PTA and Parish Community have funded the extra staffing this year […]
    At St Joseph’s School Fairlie we encourage creative and cooperative play. In our rural setting we are able to provide tyre “huts” for our children to play in during their break times.Our children create huts out of tyres and wooden planks. Through this type of play they learn cooperative skills such as negotiation, sharing, communication […]

    General

    Welcome to Your New Online Newspaper!

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    Welcome to your brand new and exciting online school newspaper. On here you will read some wonderful posts, see great images and watch cool videos - all thanks to the wonderful students who will create memories of their time at our school, and to all the teachers and staff who will help contribute as well. Thank you to for making … [Read More...]

    Outside Play Area

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    Our school is set in a park like grounds, with a large field, established trees,  playground, sandpit and two tennis courts. We are a rural school that encourages outdoor play - we are of course in the Mackenzie District, an outdoor playground.   … [Read More...]

    Classes

    Term 4

    Welcome to Lovelock's Blog This term I am excited to be teaching in this wonderful classroom. A hard act to follow after Mrs Tomlinson, I don't have a collection of native birds like she does! In term 4 we will have a focus on the Living World - including growing plants, forests (animals and plants), conservation and … [Read More...]

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