After learning about Natural Disasters – Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Floods: Each pod group designed a way to sharing our learning about what to do in a disaster emergency. In the tsunami group we created Tsunami Information Sheets using the ipad … Continue reading
Junior Pod End Of Year Celebration To celebrate the end of year we are going to Avalon Park on Wednesday the 13th of December. You are welcome to join us! We will leave school at 10:00 Enjoy, Play and have … Continue reading
This year my Book Club were able to give Aroha in Pod 5 a brand new purple scooter. Aroha absolutely loves riding her scooter at break times and was very sad when her old one broke. It was so lovely … Continue reading
Pods 1 – 3 have been studying natural disasters that can or could affect New Zealand – Aotearoa. In our pod groups we selected to investigate flooding, earthquakes or tsunamis. One of our activities was to create a tsunami model … Continue reading
Officials warn swimmers to stay out of Hutt River Greater Wellington Regional Council and Regional Public Health is warning swimmers to stay out of the Hutt River below Kaitoke due to the increased risk of swallowing potentially fatal toxic algae, … Continue reading
17 lucky senior kids were selected to be player mascots for the Kiwis Rugby League team during their game against Fiji on Saturday night. Not a great game for the Kiwis but a really exciting experience for the kids. Here … Continue reading
Please make sure you have your envelope handed into the office by this coming Friday. If you are paying on line, their is no need to hand in your envelope.
During the past two weeks the students in Room 9 have been researching and drafting ideas for their new Topic – The Gift of Giving. They were told that they were going to be creating gifts for a specific group of … Continue reading
On Monday Room 14 went to a sports day run by Kiwisport. We got to try four different sports: Football, Water safety, Get Set Go(Athletics) and Move2Improve(Gymnastics). We had lots of fun and learnt some new skills. We started the … Continue reading
Over the last few weeks the Year 5s have been spending time together while the Year 6s have been doing camp things. We have been creating some art and looking at different perspectives. This week we created some art works … Continue reading
Every Thursday from 11.00-11.30 Caitlin, Jay, Aroha and David go horse riding in Silverstream. They are learning to ride safely, care and interact with the horse and volunteers and to also gain confidence. The kids really look forward to it and … Continue reading
Today we started our Tuakana-Teina school-wide Buddy Reading! It was such a huge success. Pod 1 literacy was paired up with Room 14. Check out our awesome photos from today!
We were looking at making mixtures. We looked at dissolving mixtures and making solutions. Have a look at some of the photos we have taken.
I don’t know how many of you have watched this DVD but part of the story talks of a group of kids, who have never played chess before, getting some coaching and heading off to the National Chess Championship, just … Continue reading
I can get into the pool safely. I turn around and hop in. I can do a starfish and I can do rocket arms. I can swim on my back and turn onto my tummy. ~ Kassidy ~ I was … Continue reading