Te Huka Explosions

Students got to chose their “passion” from three different options. Our passion project was explosions. Our group had a science focus. Read more about 'Te Huka Explosions'...

Grayson is ready to fire

Mathematical Shops in Room 13

Many of us are finding it challenging to learn our facts to and within 10 and adding on or subtracting 10 (recalling basic facts help us in other areas of Mathematics).

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10. shopping with money

Expanding Yeast

Room 13 is learning how to think like scientists by observing our experiments and investigations and asking questions such as “I wonder what will happen if…..?”.

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2. practising observation skills and patience

Window Sprouts

Room 13 is learning that plants need certain conditions to grow. To help us learn we have been conducting an observation experiment with bean seeds.

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3. sprouts with direct sun

Passionate Performers

Passion Projects are a project-based learning experience where the group’s interests, strengths and passions are developed with guidance from the teacher.

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passionate performers te huka team actors 2

Gorgeous Clay Owls Ticked all the Boxes

At the same time, students needed the opportunity to create something beautiful that they were proud of by exploring textures and shapes.

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inquiry markmaking room12 01

Collaborative Construction Challenge

Finn, Tom, Oscar and Isaac’s first construction held one skinny book but fell down quickly

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Technology Room 13 modified scrapbook art constructions 09

Word Wall

The Huka Falls is a special place in Taupo. The white in the rapids looks like foam. Nearly all of us recognised this photo as a place we had been too.

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Here is the start of our Word Wall in Room 14.