Design a Christmas tree

We had a wonderful opportunity to take part in the Towncentre Taupo Plywood 3D Christmas Tree Project. These recycled plywood boards were delivered to us ready for painting. A group of passionate designers and painters took on this challenge.

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Flag Pole STEM Challenge

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and their flag. Students had to colour in the flag using the correct colours and then attach it to an ice block stick flag pole.

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Music, Movement and Drama

An enthusiastic group of year 0 and 1 students embarked on an exploration of music, movement and drama for our passion project.

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Amazing Mandala Art

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and we have looked at some of the beautiful art that is done in India.

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Pizza Party Fractions

Then, she did something funny. She put two of the quarters back together and we learned that two quarters is the same as one half.

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Breakfast Brain Food

As part of the Poihipi passion projects we have Food Technology and have been investigating different foods and learning basic food preparation and cooking skills.

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Wonderful world of writing

Mrs O’Sullivan modelled how we could look at different parts of our dinosaur and use the words “like or as” to create a picture in the reader’s mind.

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Dancing Ghosts… Woooooo

After several demonstrations, the children learnt how to create static energy themselves, by rubbing an inflated balloon, vigorously, up and down their school polar fleeces.

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