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Primary School Awards for Year 8 Students

The Sumner Ferrymead Foundation worked with Redcliffs School to introduce the Te Raekuru Puawai (flourish) Awards. Three Year 8 students received an award to be used for educational purposes: Luke Jansen, Lotta Bennett and Maddison Parker where the fortunate recipients.

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Redcliffs School - Learning to Read using MSL

It's an exciting day for Ryleigh, today she gets to take home one of Redcliffs School’s new reading books for the first time. As a first year student, Ryleigh is lucky to be learning to read using MSL – or multisensory structured language – which teaches a child to read using phonetics.

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Amelia Sykes - NZ U17 track-cycling champion

Amelia Sykes, from Sumner, is the fastest national track-cycling rider for her age. Recently, the Sumner Ferrymead Foundation presented the year 11 Avonside Girls’ High School pupil, with a grant to help purchase expensive cycle equipment necessary for her to compete at the highest level.

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