A visit with Donovan Bixley

A highlight has to be our visit with Donovan Bixley. Through the New Zealand Book Council, authors visit schools and talk about their work. Read more about 'A visit with Donovan Bixley'...

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If I show POWER to self, others and environment, I'll have POWER 4 Learning

POWER (Pride, Opportunity, Whanau, Excellence and Respect) for self, others and environment, are our school values and we live by these values in the classroom and the playground. Read more about 'If I show POWER to self, others and environment, I'll have POWER 4 Learning'...

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Choral Counting

Choral counting is an excellent maths warm up activity that can be done with your whole class. Read more about 'Choral Counting '...

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A colour symphony in Room 8

The children previously made sherbet and loved it. This time we tried another science experiment called “a colour symphony”. Read more about 'A colour symphony in Room 8'...

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Chatter Pix Kids App

Steven Ross, an expert on digital technology, came into Room 10 and taught students how to take a photo, add a speaking line so it moves, place stickers on their... Read more about 'Chatter Pix Kids App'...

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Keep Learning at Home

Maintaining a routine is important. It is not expected that you will be able to carry on a ‘normal school day’, however, you could allocate blocks of time to learning... Read more about 'Keep Learning at Home'...

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Finding Our Way Back to Happy

No one can be happy all the time. It’s okay to be sad or angry. These are some of the things we have been learning about for our Inside Out... Read more about 'Finding Our Way Back to Happy'...

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Being our best

Room 14 is always thinking about how we can be the best we can be as individuals and as a group. Read more about 'Being our best'...

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Room 8 and our pepeha

The pepeha is the way to introduce yourself in Maori. Room 8 inquiry is about “Inside Out” and we are looking at the question “What makes you, you?” Read more about 'Room 8 and our pepeha'...

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Comic Strip Comedy

In anticipation of a visit from author and illustrator Donovan Bixley, Aratiatia students have been doing some writing and drawing of their own. Read more about 'Comic Strip Comedy'...

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