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By Christine Gillard | Posted: Monday May 1, 2017

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Shirley Boy's Community Open Night - Thursday 25 May

  • Parents ‘meet the Headmaster’ evenings – Monday 8 to Thursday 11 May, 6.00-7.30pm
  • Community Open Night – Thursday 25 May, 6.30-8.30pm
  • Enrolments Open – Thursday 25 May
  • CV Gallagher Academic Scholarship Exam – Thursday 8 June (registration required)
  • Enrolments Close – Friday 28 July
  • Ballot (if required) – Wednesday 2 August
  • Deadline for acceptance of places – Friday 18 August

Click here to register for the C V Gallagher Scholarship exam.


The Dyspraxia Support Group holds fun groups for children aged between 5 to 13 years of age on Saturday afternoons during term time. The groups participate in a programme put together and delivered by a team of enthusiastic supervisors.

If you have a child or know a child with Developmental Dyspraxia/DCD who would be interested in attending, please contact Sue on 358 3249 or email


Music Lessons in Belfast! Drums, Guitar, Piano

Special Discount for May - Buy 2 Terms Get 1 FREE!

Maree Thom, 021 260 9899/


Team Hutt is an outstanding provider of Alpine Ski Race Programs in New Zealand and offer programs from under 8 years of age through to full time athlete programs at FIS level. For the 2017 season they are offering 15 different programs, incorporating more Junior Team Hutt programs, and for the first time a Masters Training program.

Team Hutt’s programs have an emphasis on introducing children at the junior levels to the sport of ski racing (developing a passion and love of skiing) and full programs provide the opportunity for children to advance their alpine skiing skills to a competitive level - right through to the international FIS level. Team Hutt is run by the Canterbury Alpine Sports Trust, a not for profit trust where all funds are re-invested into supporting the alpine programs, and is directed and led by experienced and world class coaches. For more information or to apply for a programme please visit The first of their programs start on Friday 16th June.


Kiwi Family Trust Presents-Empowering Positive Change 3 Day Programme Christchurch:

Do you need help understanding how you or others you feel/think/act, do you need help moving forward? Want to improve communication at home or in the workplace?

Date: 30th, 31st May 2017 & 1st June Time: 8.30am for 9.00am start to 4.30pm Venue: 420 St Asaph Street, Christchurch

Enrol today online or call Bella toll-free on 0508543375.

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