Going Global

We have learnt about what it means to Go Global and what we can do to help save our planet. Read more about 'Going Global'...

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Year 4 Bluelight Camp 2019

Our Year 4 students were very excited to attend camp this year at Bluelight Lodge, Wairakei Village. Read more about 'Year 4 Bluelight Camp 2019'...

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Splashing into safety

Swimming is beneficial for our social and physical well-being. We all improved our ability to swim within our two weeks. Read more about 'Splashing into safety'...

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Eruption of Science

The understanding of lava flow, reactions, pressure building up and land formation has been exciting and fun for all of us. Read more about 'Eruption of Science'...

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Hut Making

We had to use teamwork and communication when constructing our huts otherwise our huts would keep breaking.

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The Big Eruption

Our big focus was our local volcanoes Mt Ruapehu, Tongariro and Ngauruhoe as well as how our lake was formed.

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Our Very Special Writing Kit

Once we had found our ‘sticky words’ we had to arrange and rearrange our words to how we thought would best fit the structure of the poem which was: an anagram 2 words, 4 words, 5 words, 4 words 3 words and our item to finish the poem.

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Measurement in Room 3

We started with measurement activities using non-standard units, like hands, feet, blocks and counters.

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Magical Measuring

Some of us used rulers and measured in centimetres and meters and some of us explored using our hand span or feet to measure a distance or height

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Aratiatia Athletics

The day brought a lot of support and fun for our Aratiatia athletics middle school day.

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