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Our Special Room 7 Visitor

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We have had a wonderful start back to the term and have been very lucky to have had a special classroom visitor. Seiya is Mrs V.K’s grandson, and with his…

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An Impromptu Performance!

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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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Staying in a Japanese Home

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We have read  and looked at clips about staying in a Japanese home. At Writing time we talked about  the things we thought we would enjoy and also about the…

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Lunch at a Japanese School

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Today we set up our tables so that we could experience a little of what it is like to have lunch in a Japanese School. Our noodle lunch was prepared…

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Learning Calligraphy

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When Serena worked on her recent Homework activity we found out that her big brother Aengus had studied Japanese and has been on a school trip to Japan. On Friday…

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Discovering and Exploring Japan

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There are lots of things we wonder about the country of Japan. W.A.L.That… in some ways our country and Japan are similar, and in other ways things are very different….

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Our Mihi Art

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W.A.L.To introduce ourselves with our Mihi… it makes us feel proud. We worked hard to each paint, dye and collage our part of the landscape showing our mountains and our…

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Fractions are Fun

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At Maths time this week we have started a mini unit on fractions. W.A.L.That a fraction is a part of something – and that they are special because all of the…

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Easter Treats and Happy Holidays

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Today we had fun making a delicious Easter Treat. The first group helped to measure the ingredients into a huge bowl – we made double the recipe so we had…

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Wow Words and Hungry Caterpillars

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After a week of writing about “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” we made our own egg carton creatures. These are now climbing up the curtains and decorating the list of WOW…

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Room 7 Bear Hunt

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“In our writing we are learning to use “Wow” words to make “Super Sentences”. Wow words make our writing more interesting” said Tom. “We went on a hunt for bears…

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Budgie Visitors

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A couple of weeks ago Grace brought her budgie in for  a classroom visit. Grace told us, “He is called Kareem because he has a little basketball hoop and Kareem…

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Butterfly Classroom

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  Room 7’s Butterfly Adventures  Over the past ten days we have been excitedly watching the green chrysalises of our Monarch  butterflies turn see through. On Wednesday while we were doing…

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Our Class, Our World.

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We Are Learning That… we have different cultures and heritage within Room 7. People in our class have relations living not only in New Zealand but in different parts of…

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Our Class Treaty… and Newstime

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We have been working hard on our Class Treaty. We heard about the Treaty of Waitangi and how the people of New Zealand agreed to work in partnership. By signing…

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We are off to a great start!

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Room 7 has had a great start to the year and these lovely hardworking children are learning lots of new things. Rosa came into Room 7 to take some photos…

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Room 7 Swimming

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We have three groups working on their swimming skills at the pool. Children have been learning about front and back floating, rocket arms and legs, and blowing bubbles. Groups are…

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Firewise

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On Thursday afternoon the junior team were very lucky to have a visit from the Stokes Valley Volunteer Firefighters and the Upper Hutt Rural Fire Team. This visit was very…

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Room 7 Learns more about Diwali

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We are so interested in sharing and hearing about the customs and heritage of the families in our class. Riya has been very excited about the coming of Diwali –…

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“A Dinosaur would Make a Great Pet” – What do you think?

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A Dinosaur would make a great pet, what do you think? We shared the story “Can I have a Dinosaur?” and put on our Yellow and Black Thinking Hats. We…

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