June 24, 2016 - - Two weeks ago the boys in Room 5 planted a variety of seeds and seedlings in the school garden. We have been watching them closely and are pleased to report that some of the seeds are sprouting and the seedlings are looking a little bigger. We have... More →
June 17, 2016 - - Room 10 has a problem solving challenge for you! Give it a try at home. - LadybirdChallenge - Some toy ladybirds are kept in a box which has 9 little square compartments.Can you place six ladybirds into the box so that there are just two ladybirds... More →
Room 14 collaborative problem solving in maths
June 14, 2016 - - We have been working collaboratively to understand and solve word problems using a range of strategies. - We follow a number of steps that look like this: - Here are some... More →
Home-school learning afternoon - Thank you!
June 13, 2016 - - Thank you to all our parents who attended our home-school learning afternoon last week. We hope you enjoyed it and got some useful strategies for home... More →
Hall Junior School: Weeks 3 and 4 Renovations update
June 13, 2016 - - Tickets are available in the office until 22nd June. They are $5 per person. - Don't miss... More →
Avalon Primary School Board of Trustees' Election
June 13, 2016 - - Declaration of Parent Election Results - Parents representative votes: - Kimiora, Peru 8 Thompson, Regan 23 - Tutahione, Serenity 6 Walker, Richard 9 - Invalid votes 0 - I therefore declare the following duly elected - Peru Kimiora, Regan Thompson... More →
Teacher Only Day - Friday 24th June
June 13, 2016 - - Avalon Primary School will be closed on Friday 24th June. - Please contact the office if you are unable to get childcare to see if we can support you to make other... More →
Whero and Kahurangi taste lots of different sandwich fillings
June 12, 2016 - - Earlier in the weekwe tasted lots ofdifferent types of bread and our next job was tolook at and taste things we could put in a sandwich. We had heaps of different fillings to taste and Jo and Anna encouraged us to have a taste ofall of them. - Here... More →
Which type of bread do you like the best?
June 8, 2016 - - This is the question that Whero and Papura topic pods had to answer today. - We have started a new unit called Design a Sammie and todays task was to look at and taste some different types of bread products. We sampled white bread, brown bread,... More →