Our Junior Pods Family/Whanau Sharing Night is: THIS WEDNESDAY 4 JULY 6-7PM Can the children please be at school at 5.50PM The children will be performing and sharing their Arts (Art/Dance/Drama) learning with you, so we are all keen for … Continue reading
Come and join us for our Zoo Safari Arts Family/Whanau Sharing Time! When: 6-7pm Wednesday 4 July Where: Junior Pods, Avalon Primary School What: Our Arts Learning for Term 2 Shared supper afterwards (please bring … Continue reading
Thanks to all the parents/whanau who attended our home/school sharing afternoon. It was great to see you all and we hope you found it helpful for giving you some ideas to use at home to support your child(ren) with maths … Continue reading
We made it! Pods 4-6’s Zoo Trip happened on Monday 11 June (after being postponed) .. we got a bit wet but had a great learning and exploring time. Thanks to our Zoo Educator Charles and the extra adult support … Continue reading
In maths we are learning about symmetry. We made patterns which have line symmetry.
Thank you to the parents who have respond to our home-school learning afternoon. If you haven’t yet, you are still welcome to attend. And a reminder that it is on tomorrow: When: THURSDAY 14 JUNE 3.30-4.30pm followed by a shared … Continue reading
When: THURSDAY 14 JUNE 3.30-4.30pm followed by a shared afternoon tea Where: Junior Pods, Avalon School What: Literacy and Maths ideas for home This will be a time for the Junior Pod teachers to share some practical ideas with … Continue reading
In Pod 1 we have been learning about 2D shapes …. we used the playdough and geoboards to make the shapes we know: Triangle – Oblong or Rectangle – Circle – Hexagon – Diamond – Square – Pentagon – Oval … Continue reading
We had 24 kids participating in this fun event. As the name suggests the children got wet and muddy (and cold). However, they also had a great time! Thank you to the parents that are helping with transport.
Our ‘in – school’ hours are from 9.15 – 3.15pm. While teachers are here much longer than this, we are not actively supervising children before or after school. With some children arriving at school around 7.30am, it means the child is … Continue reading
Recently our chess players have participated in the local chess tournament and once again we have qualified to take part in the Chess Power National Tournament in Auckland later in the year. Yesterday we had 26 players ranging from 6 … Continue reading
A big congratulations to Kyra and Keshia, who competed in a National Brazilian Jiu Jitsu competition held in Auckland a few weekends ago. With medals awarded too! We love to hear about Avalon kids involved in extra out of school … Continue reading
We have been learning how to write questions about an animal we want to learn more about. Then we used google search to find/research the answers … we found some answers but not all! Here is the google search engine … Continue reading
As part of our Arts topic – Zoo Safari, we are learning how to sketch animals! Here we are practising by; – looking at the shapes we can see in the animal outline – drawing a light outline of the … Continue reading
Everyday during reading time we work on different reading activities in our independent reading space. This is one part of our reading rotation. Here are some photos of us hard at work … doing ipad reading, reading topic books, finding … Continue reading