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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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Outside Maths!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room’s 5 & 6 had a pleasant surprise early this morning. The maths groups enjoyed some of their rotations outside in slightly warmer weather with a hint of sunshine!

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Stokes Valley Connect in the Classroom

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Unfortunately the planned ‘Stokes Valley Connect’ walk to the Horoeka Street Reserve involving all children from all 3 schools did not go ahead due to the inclement weather but instead…

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An Impromptu Performance!

Posted on by Joshua Pearce

Every Thursday morning the year two students wander over to the hall to practice their kapa haka routines. Students have learned a range of waiata, karakia and haka throughout the…

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A wonderful Show & Tell by Lily

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Room 5 were very lucky to get a chance to look at some great medals when Lily brought in her Dad’s awards from the Bowls World Championship which had recently…

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Designing Our Names with Pieces of Nature.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Room 5 went on a nature ramble to collect items from nature that happened to be lying in the playground. For example twigs,pebbles, leaves,stones, daisies,sticks, shells etc. When we had…

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Our Passion Project Work.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Throughout last week we were very busy doing lots of interesting Art and Craft work around our ocean theme. Some of us did research about our favourite sea creatures. Others…

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Our Next Series of Sea Stories.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Tiger Shark. Hi. I am a tiger shark. I look like a long, grey rock with eyes. I live in the ocean around Australia down among the reefs. I am…

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Sea Theme Writing

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Throughout this week our writing has been linked to a sea theme. We chose different ideas based around ocean creatures. Here are some of our great stories. I am a…

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Ocean Craft

Posted on by Raewyn Young

We had fun today creating colourful sea creatures. First we pastilled the body, cut the shape out and made a shape to match it. we stapled the parts together leaving…

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Soccer Time

Posted on by Raewyn Young

As the weeks progress so do our soccer skills. We always do our skill work before we get into teams to play each other. The change over time is quick…

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Maia’s Guinea Pigs come to visit us.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

On Friday morning Maia’s guinea pigs, Kevin and Peanut visited our class. Maia’s mum brought them into school in a very large cage and they wwere hiding under a pile…

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Middle School Olympics

Posted on by Raewyn Young

We have been making the most of the good winter days to get outside and have some team relays. We chose the names of countries that were at the Rio…

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Our Beautiful Bird Inquiry Projects.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Throughout Term 2 our focus was all about N.Z. native birds. As we read books, watched Tv clips and you-tube snips we made notes on stick-it papers and then stuck…

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Our Feathered Friends

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Just look at us as we proudly show off our bird masks. Some of us added feathers after we’d cut out and coloured our masks with pastel crayons. We took…

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Time For a Brain Break.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

In the middle of a busy week of school work we took a break outside on a beautiful sunny afternoon to play a game called ‘Rob the Nest’. This game…

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Colourful Collage Pictures of Birds.

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We drew large outlines on paper of a bird. We pasted small pieces of colourful magazine pictures insides the outline of the bird.When the glue had dried we used pastel…

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Another Busy Week.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Room 5 children turned out in their pink outfits last week to support the “No Bullying” campaign. They all looked wonderful. During the week two groups performed plays for the…

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Performing plays

Posted on by Zara Blandford

Last week we had some students from our classes doing play work. Reading and performing plays are a great thing for students to be involved in a they are learning…

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Golden Time on a beautiful Autumn Day.

Posted on by Raewyn Young

It was super to see the children happily engaged in all sorts of activities outside on our first golden time for Term 2. Here are some photos of what someRoom…

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