Leadership Position Starting 2018 (2nd Deputy Principal).


We are looking to appoint a 2nd Deputy Principal to join our leadership team. They will be an effective leader and teacher who is motivated, collaborative and willing to continue learning alongside others growing their own creativity, agency and leadership. If you have these qualities and would like to be part of the whānau at Russell Street School, please access an application pack here.

Applications close 3pm Monday November 20.


Summer Sport Registrations

There may have been a mix up on the note that went home  with the Saturday codes missing on some letters and the changes to the Year 1/2 Hockey day. So here is the correct information:

Sport Codes on Offer:
Monday: Year 1/2 Hockey
Tuesday: Year 1/4 Cricket, Year 3/4 Hockey
Wednesday: Year 5/6 Hockey, Year 1-6 Soccer, Year 4-6 Flipperball
Thursday: Year 1-6 Harriers
Friday: Year 1-6 Touch, Year 4-6 Futsal
Saturday: Year 5/6 Cricket, Year 5/6 Softball, Year 1-4 Teeball.

All Summer Sports registrations will be done online through a Google Form. (No more paper forms)

Click Here to Register for Cricket
Click Here to Register for Hockey
Click Here to Register for Touch Rugby
Click Here to Register for Soccer
Click Here to Register for Futsal
Click Here to Register for Flipperball
Click Here to Register for Teeball/Softball
Click Here to Register for Harriers

Payment to be made once registered through the office by: Cash, cheque or eftpos or via Internet Banking
(Westpac 03 1522 0019379 00)


Email sport@russellst.school.nz if you require more information.

RICOH Tournament 2017

Last Wednesday we took 5 teams to the annual RICOH Sport Tournament here at the Arena and Manawaroa Park. College Street, Riverdale, Hokowhitu and Central Normal took part and it was an amazing day of tough competition and great camaraderie. Our Hockey Team managed to come 3rd overall and Rugby took out 4th place overall. Netball and Soccer both placed 5th and Basketball came in 6th. Tyler Mauchline was recognised by the coaches/organsiers for his fairplay, Well Done Tyler!

Turbos Visit Russell Street.

Today we were very lucky to have Liam Hallam-Eames and Tuki Raimona from the Manawatu Turbos come in and inspire us, answer some questions and play some great rugby with us. Everyone left feeling excited and enthused. They were very impressed with the level of athleticism on show and the high levels of respect and manaakitanga. We wish the Turbos all the best for their next home game against Tasman.

Douglas Park Sports Exchange

Kia ora koutou,

What a great day the Year 5/6s had at Douglas Park School in Masterton on Tuesday in our annual sports exchange. We were respectfully welcomed with a powhiri that set the scene for a wonderful and very successful event.
Russell St came away with the Tararua Challenge flag and will proudly hold on to it until next year.

There was a whole lot more to celebrate beyond simply winning and losing. Our students were awesome and embraced the opportunity to compete even when the scoreline may have not been in their favour.

It was also fantastic to have a number of parents and whānau supporting our tamariki in conditions that were not the best. A very special mention to
our coaches and teachers who make days like this possible and prepare our students for the competition. On behalf of everyone – kia ora, thank you!

The exchange is a great opportunity for all of us; students, staff and parents, to demonstrate and see in an authentic context our school values:

Finally,  the developing friendship and camaraderie between our schools at both a child and staff level is fantastic. This is a very positive relationship with another school that will continue to go from strength to strength over the coming years and something that all students at Russell St can look forward to participating in.

Ngā mihi nui,


Inspiring Agency, Creativity & Excellence