Silverstream School is located in Upper Hutt City, near Wellington. The school has been the centre of the community since 1924. Our staff, students and community enjoy a positive and supportive relationship and this website will enable you to see some aspects of that relationship in action.
OUR SCHOOL VALUES
|Students will be encouraged to value:
Participation through their involvement in a variety of learning opportunities.
Our Community by learning about and recognising the community’s input into our school.
Excellence by setting high expectations and developing perseverance.
Empathy and Respect for themselves and others, appreciating uniqueness.
Our Environment through caring for classroom, school and local environments.
Integrity through consistency of honest and reliable actions.
Diversity as found in our different cultures, languages, and heritage.
Honesty to themselves and others, through actions and words.
Fun through exciting and interesting learning experiences and positive relationships.
We cater for children from Year 1 to Year 6 (ages 5 to 11). There are around 470 students currently enrolled. Because of roll pressures, the school has an enrolment scheme which governs the admission of children to the school. The school is currently considering enrolments from out of zone students.
School Hours are from 9.00am to 3.00pm daily. The lunch hour is between 12.50pm and 1.45pm.
Daily attendance is expected, unless the student is sick. Parents are requested to phone the school office before 9.00am if children are away. If we are not contacted, we will phone you to check.
Healthy lunches must be provided by parents for their own children. On Fridays only, lunches from the local bakery can be ordered (refer this price list) through the school. Special lunch days like pizza days and sausage sizzles are held throughout the year.
After School and Before School Care is provided as a service for our school families. This is a chargeable service, run by the YMCA, and is available until 5.30pm daily. Contact the office or the YMCA (527 3380) for further details.
Newsletters are sent out regularly by teams, classes and the school. The school newsletter is distributed every forthnight. You can download copies of the current and past issues of the school newsletter from the newsletter page of this site.
Active communication between parents and staff is encouraged. Be proactive and meet or phone your child's teacher on a regular basis, or pop in to the classroom if there are any concerns.