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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Collaborative Construction Challenge

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

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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.

Equal Sharing

Amelia’s definition of equal sharing is: “it means that if I have 10 stickers my friend and me get the same amount if I share them between us”. Read more about 'Equal Sharing'...

4. Molly shared 24 cubes between 4 people

Spell-a-thon Assembly

There is also a student from each syndicate who received either a soccer ball or a netball. Read more about 'Spell-a-thon Assembly'...

Spelling champions

Winter Cinquain Poems in Room 13

What a perfect writing activity for one of the coldest, most frosty mornings of the year.

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Matariki Print Making Fun

In Room 6 we designed and made kite-shaped craft foam prints after reading “The Seven Kites of Matariki”.

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Discovery Time

We changed our sewing activity, from a template craft to a free-play activity.

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Gymnastics Fun

As part of our integrated inquiry, our physical education focus has been on developing our students gross motor skills through balance, strength and movement skills.

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Room 14 under the parachute

Fun with Phonics

Our new learning practice for phonics (rhyming, reading and writing) everyday. Most of the time we practice on whiteboards. 

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working hard at learning consonant digraphs