August 13, 2019 - - This term the senior school are focussing their topic time on camp. We are learning a range of different skills. Over the last two weeks Room 10 has been learning how to tie different knots and when they can be used. We have used these skills to... More →
August 8, 2019 - - Our Lost Property collection is ever growing! There is a large selection of hoodies, warm tops and quality jackets. - Please have a look through if you notice your child has miss placed an item of clothing. - It is located in the back of the food... More →
August 7, 2019 - - We are enjoying Xiuyu and Nika working with us each Wednesday until October. They are two music therapy students from Victoria University. We are all enjoying singing and participating in their amazing music sessions. Here are some picture of... More →
Basketball with Coach Chris
August 7, 2019 - - Welcome to Term Three - Wow cant believe it is already week three! - This term we are lucky to have Coach Chris teach us some basketball skills every Friday. - The kids are loving it and already have picked up some new moves on the basketball court.... More →
Room 9 are Scientists!
August 5, 2019 - - Room 9 were really lucky to be invited to spend a morning with 3 Otago University scientists last week. When we arrived, we had to get ready with our lab coats, gloves and safety glasses. Throughout the morning, we experimented with vaccines,... More →
Inside Strategy Games
August 5, 2019 - - Senior Electives started this week! - In Room 15 I have a variety of Strategy games for the kids to learn and play. - We have a fantastic start to electives... More →
Independent Reading Room in Pods 3-5
August 1, 2019 - - Creating a love for reading within all our children. - Exploring our letters by stamping out our abc's with play dough. - Enhancing our spelling as we write all our spelling list words with chalk on the pebbles and bricks around our Pods. - Creating... More →
Avalon Primary children are precious gems
August 1, 2019 - - London was learning how to photo bomb all pictures that were being taken during Tōmene-Time. According to the children this is apparently a very important skill to learn in today's modern social and tech age. Kids are so precious! - Hadassah and... More →
Term 3 is here!
August 1, 2019 - - What an exciting time we are having in Pod 4 with 3 new students to the school and 3 new students from Pod 3. We welcome all the new children with open arms and look forward to growing our little Pod 4 family in care and kindness for one another. -... More →
July 25, 2019 - - Last term we finished up our football skills, which we loved doing. We also completed and launched our rockets that we made. We learnt how important it was to make changes to our design during the engineering process, as some of our fins came off... More →