What's new

  • Reading for Keeps

    August 22, 2016 - - A chance for Avalon families to read in the library together and take a free book home! - ONLY thisWednesday, Thursday and Friday from 3:15-4:30pm - (August 24-26th) - Hope to see you... More →

  • Kahurangi Pod - Learning about Time

    August 21, 2016 - - In maths we have been learning about reading the time. Sarah found a book about making a clock - the kids in the story were learning about o'clock, half past, quarter to and quarter past just like us - we used this to help us practise making... More →

  • New Junior Learning Space - we have moved in!

    August 21, 2016 - - Our new junior learning space is ready for action! The move in on Friday went well and we are now all set for Monday. - Hope to see you all at our SPECIAL OPENING celebration :) Start time 10AM MONDAY 22... More →

  • Junior Block Opening Ceremony

    August 17, 2016 - - When: Monday 22 August at 10am - Where: On the netball courts behind Rooms 1-4 (if wet we will have it inside) - What: - 10am opening ceremony - 11am Look around our new learning space and play a game with us - 11.30am Shared morning tea - 12.30... More →

  • Room 9's Olympic Writing

    August 16, 2016 - - In Room 9, we have been learning to write a story that has a strong beginning, middle and end. We wrote about the mens 100m running race. We know our writing needs to include a plan, topic words and time connectives. - The beginning of our story -... More →

  • Junior Hall Kids - Moving Day!

    August 16, 2016 - - The renovations are finished and it’s time for the hall children to move into their new learning space. - Moving all the things from the hall into our new learning space will take place on Friday 19th August and to enable this to go as smoothly as... More →

  • Room 10 kids are descriptive writers

    August 15, 2016 - - In Room 10 we have been looking at how we can use descriptive and specific words to add detail. We have also been working on adding detail to our main ideas. - Since we have been reading a lot about Rio (because of the Olympics), last week we... More →

  • Football Tournament

    August 15, 2016 - - Last Thursday Avalon hosted a football tournament with two other schools, Naenae and Wa Ora.It was a stunning day and all kids gave 100%. It was wonderful watching themrepresenting Avalon as well as looking after the kids from other schools. - Well... More →

  • Room 10's Friday Reflection

    August 12, 2016 - - What we have enjoyed: - -I like learning about the Olympics. Do you know countries all around the world take part in the Olympics? - Afa - -I have enjoyed learning about all the different New Zealand athletes like Lisa Carrington and Joseph... More →

  • The Library in Action

    August 9, 2016 - - Winter is well and truly upon us! Don't forget that the Library is a great place to hang out during these chilly days. - Check out some of our favourite Library... More →

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