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Painting a Flag & Making up a Chant!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

With Camp now only exactly a week away, today was a good day for our 10 activity groups to paint their group flags. So everyone went onto the school field…

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Camp Cabin Mates Named!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

As we are now getting closer to the Year 5 & 6 Camp which will be in early December, this afternoon was set aside to letting the students know who…

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Still Life in Charcoal

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

This afternoon Room’s 1 & 2 were split into 2 groups and while Miss Wilson was teaching Group 1 all about binary codes, Mr Whiteman’s group had a wonderful session…

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Discovery Afternoon a Blast for Room’s 1 & 2!

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Room’s 1 & 2 always look forward to Discovery afternoon when it comes around every other Wednesday as they are encouraged to be creative in all sorts of areas. This…

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The Little Garden Now in Planters!

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Room 1 have been such busy bees during the week! With the help of Mr Whiteman, they constructed & painted 7 wooden planter boxes and after they came back from…

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Leafcutter House & Bumble Bee Abode Now Up!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

On Friday Ashton with the help of Miss Wison, assembled the leafcutter house with the bees inside, and it is now in place with the bumble bee abode by the…

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Making a Difference to the Community

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As part of the Nga Manu Term 3 integrated inquiry, Room 1 have been looking at Global citizenship and what volunteers do to make a difference to their communities, eg,…

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Futsal Tournament

Posted on by Janette Page

The Girls’ Futsal Tournament at Walter Nash Stadium was a great success. Every team had a number of wins and the girls thoroughly enjoyed themselves. Thank you to the parents…

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Basketball Tournament

Posted on by Janette Page

Tuesday 29th August saw 4 of our basketball teams head to Walter Nash Stadium to take part in the Northern Zone Basketball Tournament. Everyone played well and had some great…

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An Introduction to Floorball

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Floorball is a fast growing type of hockey played indoors with “plastic” sticks and a light weight plastic ball with holes.  Developed in the 1960’s in Sweden, Floorball is a…

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Room’s 1 & 2’s Little Garden!

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Room 1 & 2 have decided that they are going to grow their own flowers and vegetables and after acquiring the New World Little Garden kit, they spent this afternoon…

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40 Hour Famine Fundraising

Posted on by Sharon Boese

Today at our Nga Manu assembly Max Tweedie from World Vision presented our school with a Silver Award for the money that we raised for the 40 Hour Famine.  The…

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Dowse Art in Room’s 1 & 2

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We had a visit from Jolie Degaia from the Dowse at the beginning of the week to work with the children on a wonderful project for the Stokes Valley Hub….

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Nga Manu Golden Time!

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We were fortunate enough to have a lovely sunny afternoon for our Friday afternoon golden time! On offer were games such as dodge Ball, cricket, 4 square, chalking, coding with…

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A Visit to Koraunui Marae for Room’s 1 & 2!

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After morning tea today, armed with writing books and a pencil, Room’s 1 & 2 went on an impromptu visit to Koraunui Marae. We were fortunate that wasn’t in use…

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An Afternoon of Discovery!

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It was an afternoon of ‘delightful discovery’ for Room’s 1 & 2 today. The children were given some wonderful options to choose from. Some decided to get the cardboard out…

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Ooblek!

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Is it a solid or is it a liquid! Room’s 1 & 2 had lots of fun outside mixing up cornflour and water or ‘ooblek’! then dipping their fingers in…

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Elephant’s Toothpaste

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Check out our elephant’s toothpaste experiment via Youtube and photos. Awesome!

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Pumpkin Patch Celebrating Samoan Language Week

Posted on by Ginny Treadwell

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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Two Really Cool Experiments!

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We have been looking at the concept of ‘change’ in science. Check out our 2 experiments we have already done. Can you explain the changes that take place?

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