New Lynn School is based in Auckland. They have a rich history opening in 1888 with 61 pupils and one teacher (that’s one very busy teacher!). Children originally came to school on horseback.
New Lynn School has embraced there cultural diversity, opening a Confucius Classroom. “Being a Confucius Classroom means you can have an even better Chinese programme.”
Janine Chin, Manager at Confucius Institute also said she commended Greg Roebuck, the principal and the school teaching staff on their Chinese language commitment to date which has seen students grow and use their Chinese more confidently. “Mandarin is the most widely spoken language in the world” she said. “Learning Chinese enables you to learn many new things and make lots of new friends.”
We expect the Skoolbo Mandarin Language dragon is well used in this classroom!
New Lynn School is a decile 4, contributing (Year 1-6), with over 365 students on their roll.
Reaching 1 million answers was helped by 18 Skoolbo Super champs, students that have answered over 10,000 questions and 16 classes that have answered over 50,000 questions. Throughout the school New Lynn has managed just under 10,000 personal bests and an average improvement rate per student of over 31%. Wow incredible stuff!!
GO NEW LYNN SCHOOL GO!!