Team Work Makes the Dream Work

Firstly we discussed what we already knew about effective co-operation. We knew that it involves teamwork, showing respect to others, taking turns, and communicating. Read more about 'Team Work Makes the Dream Work'...

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Future Focused

Room 8 took part in Drawing the Future. Drawing the Future is a national survey from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) that asks students in Years 3 to 8 to... Read more about 'Future Focused '...

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Raranga Harakeke

It is great to try something new and a bit challenging. Room 1 started off with a bit of paper weaving, in preparation for some flax weaving - using the... Read more about 'Raranga Harakeke'...

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Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

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Te Reo - Pepeha

We have been learning to communicate about personal information in te reo, such as name, parents and grandparents names, iwi, hapu, mountain and river, or home town and place of... Read more about 'Te Reo - Pepeha'...

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Lights, Camera, Play time

Projection of our voices and clarity was important when performing our playKeywords: Performance, Plays, Reading aloud, building confidence, Read more about 'Lights, Camera, Play time '...

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Kase and Lennon – Budding Authors

Kase has only been at school for a few months and Lennon since the beginning of Term 4. In that time, they, along with the rest of Room 15 and 16, have been working hard on phonics.

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Phonological Awareness

It is important for children to hear, identify and understand the sounds around them. This is called phonological awareness. Children with good phonological awareness are aware that there are different sounds in speech. This is important for communicating, reading and writing.

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Participating & Contributing Creates Stars

Room 11 knew there was a taniwha, Horo-matangi, in the lake. We also knew the waiata 'One Day a Taniwha' so we decided to create a dance item around it. Read more about 'Participating & Contributing Creates Stars'...

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Fair Sharing

To do this we had to learn some key mathematical ideas including vocabulary, symbols, words, and what the numbers represent in a fraction symbol. Read more about 'Fair Sharing'...

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