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Tree Planting at Horoeka Reserve

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

On Friday 25th of August, Rooms 2 and 8 will be going to the Horoeka Reserve to help plant trees at the entrance. As a school, our inquiry focus this…

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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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A Lesson in Mandarin Chinese!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room 2 and their buddy class Room 11 spent a great half hour learning a little bit of Mandarin Chinese courtesy of Miss Wilson. After a bit of a warm…

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Dowse Art in Room’s 1 & 2

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

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!

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

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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Room’s 2 & 11 Enjoy Some Buddy Time!

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This afternoon Room 2 paid a visit to their buddy class Room 11 to enjoy some time together reading to each other. Miss Wilson & Miss McAuliffe are planning lots…

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An Afternoon of Discovery!

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

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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Avalon Intermediate Visit

Posted on by Sharon Boese

Last week our Year 6 students visited Avalon Intermediate for the day to get a taste of what  intermediate life is all about.   They were lucky enough to participate…

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Ooblek!

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

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

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

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

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Two Really Cool Experiments!

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

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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Last Day Celebration

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

This will go out on signmee as well, but just to ensure parent’s have enough notice… Room 2 would like to have a party day on Thursday for my last…

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Room 2 Bike Skills

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

What a fabulous (if initially FREEZING) morning we had today (Monday 22nd) spending the entire morning on our (or borrowed) bikes learning a multitude of different skills: Helmet safety checks…

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Science Fun!

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Room’s 1 & 2 are exploring “change” at the moment. In literacy we are looking into changes from an environmental/human perspective, and in science we’re looking at chemical reactions. Today…

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Buddy Class Plays

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Over the past few Friday’s we’ve been working on some drama in groups. We chose plays from a variety of journals, practised, prepared props and performed some of them. A few of…

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Prison Ball

Posted on by Dave Whiteman

Last week Room’s 1 and 2 learnt a new game called ‘Prison Ball’. It proved so popular that they wanted to play it everyday this week.

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Anzac Biscuits

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Room 2 has spent all of Week 1 focusing their literacy block on the ANZACs. One of the groups read a journal about ANZAC biscuits – so naturally they got…

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Poppies

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

As part of our new collaborative programme between Room’s 1 and 2, we began the term with a poppy art project layering multiple pieces of painted paper to create some…

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Buddy Time Plays!

Posted on by Andrea Sinclair

Following on from our very successful collaborative paper mache projects from Term One, Room’s 2 & 11 have now decided to move onto performance-based art. The kids have chosen from a…

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