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Anna Clements

Anna Clements is the School News print and digital editor. She has a background in journalism spanning 25 years across newspapers, magazines and television, and spent six years working as an editorial advisor to a group of ECE centres.

Keeping the school’s playing fields in good shape

Keeping the school’s sports grounds well maintained will pay dividends in terms of student participation in sport. These spaces are in high demand, and good drainage, irrigation, lighting, accessibility and facilities are key to ensuring maximum use. 

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Gisborne schools trial new life skills programme

The odds have long been stacked against the children of Gisborne, a city with the highest rate of childhood obesity in New Zealand, the second-highest rate of unemployment, and the lowest rate of life expectancy. But a new life skills programme run in schools may turn those statistics around.

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Connecting students with the wider world

Whether it’s as simple as a walk around the local town centre or as elaborate as a night at the opera, school trips are an opportunity for students to make connections between what they have learnt in the classroom and the wider world.

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Win trees for your school to plant

As Matariki draws near, Trees That Count is joining the Māori New Year celebrations by offering community groups, schools and non-profit organisations the opportunity to win native trees for local conservation projects.

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