Newsletter – Week 8, Term 2 2024

                                         Week 8, Term 2, 2024 Kia ora koutou Parents and BDS Whānau,    Our Kapa Haka performed at the Owairoa Marae on Saturday as part of the celebration for the 

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Announcement : 

SchooI Board Parent Election 2022 – nominations close on Wednesday 3 August at 12 noon. Election day is Wednesday 7 September. Please follow this link for more information:

Parent Teacher Association (PTA)

Botany Downs PTA

Our PTA works with and supports the School Board and teachers to ensure the best possible opportunities are available at Botany Downs School. All parents with children at Botany Downs School are welcome to join our PTA.

If you have any suggestions or want to contact the PTA, please email

2024 Executive PTA Committee

Chairperson – Natasha Odendaal
Deputy Chairperson – Karen Pitcaithly
Treasurer – Alan Liang
Secretary – Diana Ellis
PTA Meetings

Our friendly and informal meetings are held on the first Monday of every month (during school terms) at 7.00pm in the school staffroom. At these meetings, we organise events and facilitate the smooth running of PTA initiatives.

Please come and join us, we are sure you will enjoy meeting other parents and gain further information on what’s happening in and around the school.

Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) is held in Term 1. Committee roles are up for nominations and election in Term 1, so come along, meet the dedicated parents and see if you’d like to take on a role on the executive committee in the future. 

PTA Newsletter

The PTA regularly issues a newsletter to the school community providing details of upcoming events and showcasing past fundraising and social initiatives.