1. Andrew Horrall visits Patoka

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    On Thursday 12th September Andrew Horrall visited our school. He is a current member of the Hawkes Bay Magpies and the Chiefs Super 15 team. Lately he has not been playing because of an injury but he was due to play against Northland in the weekend. We were able to...
  2. Daffodil Day 2013

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    The challenge was issued and duly accepted by all of our students to come dressed in yellow or green to support Daffodil Day. As they wandered through the gates it was clear to see that many had taken the opportunity to be super creative. From a flowering daffodil to a...
  3. Time for some dress up fun

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    Are you up for a challenge? We are running our Daffodil fundraiser on Thursday 29th August. This is so that it we can avoid a clash with the Barefoot 7s which have been rescheduled to the 30th.   I am challenging the children to come dress in their brightest and...
  4. Cook Book entries

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    What a fantastic effort we had from the children of Patoka in trying to win the prize for the best cookbook entries. We had budding artists from across the school enter. The final results were announced on Monday 18th with the prize winners walking away with some great goodies. Congratulations...
  5. Cross Country training

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    Our children have started training for the cross country. They spend 15 minutes after each lunchtime completing a circuit around the school. There have been some excellent performance so far from many of our students. Some of our Room 1 children have really been pushing our older students.  Well done...
  6. Welcome from Mr Ward

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    A very welcome to you all. On this page I will add information that celebrates the learning around the school. I will also use it as a way of highlighting any important notices that I may need to share with you all. At this early stage in my time here...