Marble Run Challenge

Elliot’s father worked with four boys from rooms 7, 8 and 9 to create a large marble track.

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Pink Day Anti Bullying

Room 7 invited Rooms 8 and 9 to come and look at a video on anti-bullying.

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pink Ohaaki Team watching a video on anti bullying

Authentic Learning Tasks in Room 6

We found out that he is one of the top basketball players in the world. We made a timeline to work out how long ago the NBA (National Basketball Association)... Read more about 'Authentic Learning Tasks in Room 6'...

Reading Worshkop recording in our glossaries

Autumn Tree Pride

Using Autumnal colours of red, orange and yellow cut circle and oval shapes of different sizes

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Love the large trees at the back and small at the front

Learners Imagination and Creativity

"We wrote about our T-Shirts to explain what they do and my one shoots out rainbows and can organise parties as well"

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Students in the Driving Seat

When the students returned they asked if they could show the rest of our class (Room 8) how to make them as well. Read more about 'Students in the Driving Seat'...

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The art of finger knitting

This is a very fiddly task and one we were quick to pass on to the teacher earlier in the term. Read more about 'The art of finger knitting'...

We got so good at finger knitting we could even multi task while we listened to Mrs Farquhar read to us

Feijoa Tree Gifted to School

Room 9 students helped their departing teacher, Mrs Devonport, plant the Feijoa tree she gifted to the school.

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Our new Feijoa tree

Electronics

We have been learning about simple circuits, resistance and insulation using 9 volt batteries an LED and Play Doh

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Discovery Sculptures in the Gully

On Wednesday afternoons the junior school have discovery time. We have been focused on creating purposeful play opportunities for our tamariki.

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