Art School is a place of creativity and music and laughter and learning. In Art School, we are not scared of big words like surrealism, impressionism, pointillism or anthropomorphism. If you have a child in Art School, ask them about … Continue reading
Kia ora, A quick thank you to all of the amazing parents/grandparents/caregivers who joined us on our trip. Your presence and participation was massively appreciated. Thank you also to those who offered, but were unable to attend. We understand that … Continue reading
Yesterday the seniors ventured into Wellington to visit Te Papa and the exhibition – Gallipoli: Scale of our War. It was an amazing experience with lots of fantastic discussion and reflection on our last 3 weeks of learning. Here are … 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
Unfortunately Pods 4-6 could not go to the zoo today. We had Discovery Maths- exploring animals through maths. We had: – Animal making with shapes – Colour by numbers- what animal can you see? – Animal eye spy and … Continue reading
For the last three weeks, we have been learning about ANZAC. Today, we have been role-playing what it would have been like to be a soldier. Thanks Andre and Jerome for sharing your role-play with us. How have you been feeling? … Continue reading
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!
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
We have been practising moving like giraffes. Giraffes are tall. They have long legs. By Iman I am drinking. I am getting down to the ground. By Ariana Giraffes walk like they have stilts. By Billy
Pods 1-3 went to the zoo on Monday! Can you name some of these animals? What features do they have that are special to them?
We practised making movements to match the poem: Giraffes are tall, so long and lanky they never have a need for a big white hanky. their heads are high, way up in the sky they watch pretty clouds as they … Continue reading
During Dance, we were exploring different directions we can move! We watched this clip to get us moving. Now its our turn!
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
Kia ora, In order to make sure that we have enough books to run our guided reading sessions successfully, we really need for students to be returning their books in the bookbags every day. Can you please assist your child … Continue reading
We wrote about an animal we would like to see at the zoo. Please come in and see all of our writing!