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Tena koutou katoa. Heaton Normal Intermediate School is a decile 9 co-educational school catering for students aged 11-13 years old, situated in the suburb of Merivale in Christchurch, NZ. Please have a look around our site!

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  • Athletes Foot Donation

    Athletes Foot Donation

    June 19, 2014

    Lauren and Jack appreciatively receive, on behalf of the school, a donation of $1350 for school sports equipment from Simon. Athletes Foot kindly donate $15 to Heaton, for school shoes or sports shoes purchased for students, between December and May.

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  • Street Art Project

    May 26, 2014

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    The Heaton Art Extension group have been involved in a street art project run by Scape. This has resulted in a ‘gallery’ of self-portrait stencils, made by children throughout Christchurch, being erected at the terrace in the Re-Start Mall. Last Tuesday they all went along to spray their stencils on the  hoarding. Sophie Pascoe was there to spray the stencil she had made. Ellie and Logan, the Kākano Mano art leaders were also able to interview Sophie for the newsletter.


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  • Interschools’ Chess Tournament

    May 26, 2014

    Heaton came 1st and 2nd place in the Interschools Chess Tournament yesterday.  Congratulations to Oliver Camm, Coen Kilcullen, Harrison Camm, Finley Marshall, Susannah Rice, Jess Cotton, Peter Nichols and Duncan Beere.

     Well done to Susannah Rice for the highest points as an Intermediate girl and Oliver Camm, Coen Kilcullen and Peter Nichols first equal in points in the Intermediate competition.


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  • New Zealand Music Month

    New Zealand Music Month

    May 8, 2014

    Christchurch is celebrating NZ Music Month with free performances students and families can attend.
    Christchurch Harp Orchestra: South Christchurch Library, Saturday 24 May, 1pm. Performance of NZ Music Christchurch Harp Orchestra will perform NZ Music by Gareth Farr. Iona Taylor is part of the Christchurch Harp Orchestra.
    Combined Strings Concert: St Margarets College, Monday 25 May, 6pm. Heaton Strings Ensemble will be joining schools from around Christchurch to present an evening of chamber music.
    The official NZ Music Month webpage is http://www.nzmusicmonth.co.nz
    Here are some of the links to NZ music videos:
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uqBfJWy6t8g -   Lonely by Benny Tipene
    http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=sZd1sX7AZ-M - Be My Lady by Sons Of Zion

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  • Girls Active Post Cricket Competition

    Girls Active Post Cricket Competition

    April 9, 2014

    Congratulations to the Heaton girls’ cricket team. The final game of the competition was played today against Cobham Intermediate School. Heaton scored 84/8 in 20 overs. Cobham gained 79/8 leaving Heaton with a victory of 5 runs. The girls are becoming a polished unit with strength shown today in the field.

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  • Garden Club News

    Garden Club News

    April 2, 2014

    Garden club is off to a great start this year. It is wonderful to have so many new enthusiastic students and a big welcome back to club members from last year. The students are really enjoying planting, sowing and harvesting crops. We have big plans for this year so watch this space!

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To read more posts, please see the Achievements and What’s Happening blogs.