Category: Diana Fitzsimmons

Fun Fungi

I found some a couple of weeks ago in the gully by my house. Hana Read more about 'Fun Fungi'...

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Enviroschools Green Gold Reflection Awarded

Link to Taupo and Turangi Weekender hereKey words: Green gold Enviro Schools Read more about 'Enviroschools Green Gold Reflection Awarded'...

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Student Enviro Term 1 2021

As part of our school’s advancement, we are now a member of Kids Greening Taupo. A group of student Rangers work withKylie Parkes (Teacher) and Rachel Thompson (KGT). Read more about 'Student Enviro Term 1 2021'...

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‘Give Back’ Tree Planting Day

An overcast day however perfect for the new plants Read more about '‘Give Back’ Tree Planting Day'...

Students ready to plant with parents and Mr Bolton

Authentic learning experiences in the classroom

When students are able to have a say in their learning and explore topics of interest, that they have a personal connection with, they are excited to learn.  We call this ‘student agency’.

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Feijoa Tree Gifted to School

Room 9 students helped their departing teacher, Mrs Devonport, plant the Feijoa tree she gifted to the school.

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Our new Feijoa tree

What do you do with old tree stumps?

Some of the stumps have now rotted in the centres so we decided these would make great planters.

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Students fill the stump with soil2

Let Us Eat Lettuce

Enviro students proudly show teachers two of the lettuces grown in the new Hydroponics Gully.

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Students show lettuces to their teachers