July 29, 2014 - We all know that school trips and additional experiences add to the richness of the topics being studied. Often these field trips involve travel and/or cost. Avalon School does not want any child to miss out on these valuable experiences so in many... More →
Ruma Toru and Whā learning waiata together
July 25, 2014 - Room 3 has learned a new waiata this week: Ko Taku Upoko. - We shared this by performing for Sally on Thursday and on Friday we went next door and taught the waiata to Room 4. Sarah, Liza and Annie all joined in too! - We are working on some actions... More →
Congratulations to our Term 2 Reading Together Parents!
July 23, 2014 - Congratulations to all the parents who participated in last term's Reading Together workshops. Well done! - (there are a few of the male participants missing from this... More →
Tenei te wiki o te reo Maori
July 21, 2014 - Kia ora whanau, - Tenei te wiki o te reo Maori - it's Maori language week! - To help whakamana te reo (support one of our official languages in Aotearoa), - Room 3 are learning some kupu (words) and kiwaha (sayings) to use - at school and at home. -... More →
July 21, 2014 - Our letter box was tampered with over the school holidays. If you have sent us any correspondence and we do not reply, it maybe because we haven't received it. - If your out and about around Avalon and see something addressed to us, could you please... More →
July 9, 2014 - Room 8 have had a few cooking experiences at the end of Term 2. - Yasmeen's Mum very kindly came in to share with us some traditional food from Sudan. It was a flour based dish that was deep fried. We loved them! - As a surprise for our parents on... More →
Making Poi with Room 3
July 9, 2014 - As part of our topic for Term 2 we made Poi. - They were tricky to make on our own so some of the girls from Room 3 came to help us. Thanks girls! - 'The girls helped me plait the wool' Ailey Marie - 'The big girls helped me' Kadynce - 'I had... More →
July 9, 2014 - Room 8 looked for patterns all around our school. We found lots! - In Maths we have made some of our own repeated patterns. - Are there any patterns in your house? What could you make a pattern with at home? Forks and spoons perhaps? - Brick, Line,... More →
Staff Having a Blast!
July 2, 2014 - A big thanks for the wonderful time this morning! - It looked like all the children, parents and staff had a great time. - Breakfast, face painting and all the cheering made the atmosphere. - Thanks for all the help and support to all who made this... More →
World Cup Breakfast
June 30, 2014 - Kia Ora, - As you may be aware, the FIFA Soccer World Cup is currently taking place. To celebrate this, as well as another successful term, we would like to invite all kids and families to a World Cup Breakfast. A free breakfast and screening of the... More →