The Best in the Multiverse

Curriculum Links: English- Purposes and audiences :Students show some understanding of how to shape texts for different purposes and audiences.Keywords: persuasive writing, structure, exaggeration Read more about 'The Best in the Multiverse'...

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Carving up a good read

Room 10’s Lake Taupo reading group read the school journal article 'The Korero of the Waka'. This sparked their wonder about how people carve. Read more about 'Carving up a good read'...

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Double It!

You run with it, boots and all. That’s exactly what happened when our principal, Paula Farquhar, announced in a staff meeting that we were going to have a ‘Double It... Read more about 'Double It!'...

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The Wonders of Poetry

Students have always enjoyed reciting and singing along to nursery rhymes. In class we have taken them a little further and looked at the language in some of the old favourites. Read more about 'The Wonders of Poetry'...

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Our Taupo, Our Home

Room 12 students asked themselves these questions as part of our Inquiry, My Taupo, My Home, My Heroes. Read more about 'Our Taupo, Our Home'...

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Using Our Senses

Over a series of lessons, Room 12 has explored using all our senses to describe various items of food. Read more about 'Using Our Senses '...

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Matariki and Visual Art Fun

Entitled, ‘taking your pencil for a walk,’ students across year levels have explored shape and line. They have taken risks and used their pencils in different ways. Read more about 'Matariki and Visual Art Fun'...

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The Kuia and the Spider

The Kuia and the Spider by Patricia Grace is a great book for integrating Tikanga Māori and te Reo across many of the curriculum areas. Read more about 'The Kuia and the Spider'...

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Untapping the Skills Within

Room 10 have been using the following quote by Scott Adams “ Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep”. Read more about 'Untapping the Skills Within'...

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2022 MERC Taupo Camp

Tackling the Taupo environment over three days, in three groups, we set off to the challenges. Station one was a day-long hike at Opepe Track with Soul and Sam. Read more about '2022 MERC Taupo Camp'...

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