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Room 11 at the petting zoo

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Room 11 had a great time at the petting zoo. There was a goat, a pony, two lambs, a donkey, a dog, a 15 week old puppy and guinea pigs…

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Athletics: Years 2 & 3

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

After morning tea, it was the turn of the year 2 & 3 Classes to have their athletics rotations. The events were the same but there was an extra rotation,…

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Posted in Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 5 Year 2, Classroom 6 Year 2, Classroom 7 Year 2, Classroom 8 Year 2/3 Comments Off on Athletics: Years 2 & 3

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Athletics for Our Most Junior Students

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

What a great day for having our Junior athletics rotations! Our most junior classes were the first to compete in 5 different events, the sack race, egg & spoon race,…

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Posted in Classroom 10 Year 0-1, Classroom 16 Year 1, Classroom 17 Year 0-1, Classroom 18 Year 0, Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Athletics for Our Most Junior Students

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Teddy Bears Picnic and the Petting Zoo

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Yesterday was a very busy day for Nga Kukari as they began by building shelters for their teddy bears and cuddly toys. Then it was outside to enjoy a Teddy…

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Room 17 Swimming

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Here are some photos of Room 17 during their 2 week swimming programme down at Stokes Valley Pool a couple of weeks ago. Thank you to Beth Wingate for taking…

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Room’s 14 & 16 Walk the Hoereka Loop Track

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Last Friday buddy classes, Room 14 & Room 16 decided to walk around the Hoereka Street track, with Lisa and parent helpers, Steph, Rikki and Gavin. It was great to…

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Dress Up Day in the Pumpkin Patch!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

After a very busy and tiring 2 weeks swimming the children had a very enjoyable & relaxing day, most of them in their favourite dress-up clothes. Here are a few…

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Thanksgiving for Room 11 and 4

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Yesterday Cooper and Payton’s mum Lindsey brought in some pumpkin pie. It was Thanksgiving and she had made pie to celebrate! She told us all about Thanksgiving. Thanks for making…

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Posted in Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 4 Year 4 Comments Off on Thanksgiving for Room 11 and 4

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Last Day of Swimming for Room 10

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

I managed to capture a few photos of Room 10 as they were down at the pool earlier than normal. Some great efforts captured on camera!

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Room 9’s two Weeks of Swimming in Photos!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It has been wonderful to actually capture the vast improvement that children can make in a two week block of swimming. Here are timeline photos of Room 9 taken at…

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Room 18 Swimming

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It is only day 4 of the Pumpkin Patch swimming programme and Room 18 are already making good progress and having lots of fun! Here are a few photos of…

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Captain Cash Pays a flying Visit to Room 10!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Our Awesome Captain Cash from ASB paid a flying visit to Room 10 today and not only introduced them to New Zealand money but how to put it in order,…

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Room 18 at the Pool

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Here is a photo of our lovely Room 18 class just before they are about to start their swim! Hopefully more photos to come of them in the pool!

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The Day the Cement Truck Came to Tawhai!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It was a very exciting half hour for the Pumpkin Patch as they were led out to the forecourt just before morning tea!  A big cement truck had arrived and…

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Happy Diwali

Posted on by Julia Dorgan

W.A.L.That people all around the world have different celebrations and festivals. We are so lucky that these special times are shared by families in Aotearoa New Zealand too. We have…

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Room 11 Swimming

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Room 11 went swimming for week 1 and 2 of the term. It was so much fun but we also learnt a lot about how to keep ourselves safe in…

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Room 7 Swimming

Posted on by Julia Dorgan

We have just completed two weeks of lessons down at the pool. All groups worked on water confidence and then practised different skills in the learners’  and big pool. Everyone’s…

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Whitebait omelette

Posted on by Joshua Pearce

Over the weekend I was lucky to catch a half kilo of whitebait. After giving the family a feed I still had heaps left over, which I brought in for…

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Posted in Classroom 6 Year 2 Comments Off on Whitebait omelette

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Making aliens in Room 11

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

This week in Room 11 we have been making aliens out of recycled materials – thank you for bringing these in! First we drew a labelled plan of what we…

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Enjoying the Warmer Weather!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

What a great week we have had in the Pumpkin Patch after the holidays, spending some time outside for student agency. The children have been having fun playing with some…

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