Tōmene Explore time is off to a great start in the junior school! It has been fantastic to see everyone get stuck in and try something new. Tōmene time is all about the students using their interests to drive their learning. During our … Continue reading
We definitely have some up and coming sport stars in the Junior School!!
In Pod 5 we have been learning All About Me! Part of this was bringing in something from home that we enjoy. Thank you so much to whanau for allowing the children to bring in these awesome items, we had a great … Continue reading
As part of our Build and Play topic, we set the children a challenge… Who can make the best tunnel for a ping-pong ball to travel through. The winner would be the team whose ball rolled the furthest. The participants were given 3 sheets … Continue reading
We have been learning about the 3 R’s – Reduce, Reuse and Recycle in Pod 5. As part of our research, we looked into the governments plan to ban all plastic bags in supermarkets by 2019. We then wrote reasons why we think New Zealand should / … Continue reading
In preparation for our Tuakana-Teina programme, Room 8 planned an amazing Sport Start lesson for Pods 4 & 5. The juniors loved being taught by the seniors and Room 8 were great leaders!
In our Dance pod, we read the book “Walking through the jungle.” by Julie Lacome to help us come up with some actions for a group dance!
In Pod 5, we are getting reading for our Zoo trip in week 3. We have been looking at the Wellington Zoo map and as a Pod decided we’re interested in finding out more about giraffes! Here are some of the facts we … Continue reading
As part of our Discovery time last Friday, Pods 4, 5 & 6 made slime! We had a blast getting our hands dirty and experimenting with the many different ways to play with the gloop…