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Enjoying the Warmer Weather!

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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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Grow your Own Garden in the Pumpkin Patch!

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On Monday our keen gardeners Marlie, Memphis and Mia got to do some expert planting with the New World Grow Your Own Garden kits.

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Some Imaginative Play in the Pumpkin Patch!

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The children in Pumpkin Patch have been enjoying their student agency in the last week of Term 3, inside and out as the days are now getting warmer, delighting us…

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Room 9 Enjoy their MoveMprove Gym Session

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The 8 week MoveMprove Programme has proved to be such a hit with the students and they very much look forward to their sessions. Here are Room 10 enjoying their…

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Student Agency & Exploration!

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It was lovely for the children in the Pumpkin Patch to enjoy some student agency outside today enjoying some rare rays of sunshine. A few even got to explore the…

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Kenny the Kindness Bear a Hit with Pumpkin Patch!

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Pumpkin Patch have had a recent addition to the classroom in the shape of Kenny the Kindness Bear. He arrived with a special bed and a small set of rules…

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Looking For Shapes!

Posted on by Katarina Serepisos

What an awesome day we had going on a shape hunt around the school! The children have been learning about shapes this term in the pumpkin patch and we decided…

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Enjoying the Winter Sun!

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Because we have had quite a days of cold and wet weather, the Pumpkin Patch haven’t been out for their daily run/walk on the track as often as they would…

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Filling a Bucket!

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

In the Pumpkin Patch this week, we have been learning about how to ‘fill a bucket”. It’s a way of encouraging kindness and positive behaviour using the concept of an…

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Play Based Learning in the Pumpkin Patch!

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Here are some photos of our lovely Pumpkin Patch children enjoying some student agency together. It is wonderful to see their happy interactions with each other as they either pretend…

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Making Tikis

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We have been making Tikis in the Pumpkin Patch. We looked at the different designs that we could add to our tikis and the general shape of them and used…

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A Very Messy Afternoon!

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Pumpkin Patch and Room 16 had a great time exploring with some mucky, wet, messy activities this afternoon. The kids had a ball – all the squeals and giggles confirmed…

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Pumpkin Patch Celebrating Samoan Language Week

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This week is Samoan Language Week and the kids in the Pumpkin Patch have been learning lots! We have looked at some basic greetings and farewells, numbers to 10 and…

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A joyous Kapa Haka session!

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The children from the Pond and Pumpkin Patch had a wonderful Kapa Haka session on Thursday requesting their favourite songs that they have been learning during the year With Matua…

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Shark Attack!

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Carrying on with our Shark Week, the kids all learnt to play a modified version of the game, Seaweed, which we renamed “Shark Attack!”. Pumpkin Patch kids are now becoming…

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Pumpkin Patch Roving Reporters!

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We have been discovering all about Sharks this week in the Pumpkin Patch. We sent out our Roving Reporters with a daily question for our friends around the school. Keily…

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Crabs, Crayfish & Crawlies!

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This week in the Pumpkin Patch we have been learning all about crustaceans! We have looked into crabs, crayfish and koura (crawlies). We have inquired about crab fishing in different…

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Glad to be Back!

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The Children in Pumpkin Patch seemed¬†¬†to have settled very quickly back into school life after the holidays, enjoying their time together again through play and chatting about what they did…

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Celebrating our Differences!

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Our letter for last week was the letter P. Room’s 9 & 10 were learning about people and how different we all are from each other. One difference we looked…

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Kapa Haka Week 10

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Room’s 9, 10, and 16 have enjoyed several weeks of Kapa Haka with Matua Whaitiri and you can see how much they are gaining in confidence as they slowly learn…

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