Rocket Ahead in Reading

Research shows that parental involvement in their children’s learning positively affects the child’s performance at school

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Up Up and Away

A range of learning experiences was developed for different classes throughout the school. Read more about 'Up Up and Away'...

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Turning Words into Diamonds

A diamante poem is a good way to introduce verbs and nouns and use new vocabulary about topic like Matariki. Read more about 'Turning Words into Diamonds'...

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The Popping Explosion

This was a great way for the students to work on their procedural writing skills. If they missed a step out then the procedure would have failed. Read more about 'The Popping Explosion '...

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Attracted to Science

Isobel The further away from the magnet the clip chain gets the weaker the magnetic force is on those clips making them fall off. Read more about 'Attracted to Science'...

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Sparking a joy of writing - and one student’s ideas.

Personally, I have a love of fantasy books and writing narratives. As a result, in our class we often use vocabulary that is expressive and imaginative. Read more about 'Sparking a joy of writing - and one student’s ideas.'...

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Physics Fun

Physics teaches people to accept reality with awe and admiration, not to mention the amazement and joy that comes with it - Lise Meitner (Austrian-Swedish physicist). Read more about 'Physics Fun'...

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From Left to Write

As this was the students’ first introduction to writing words and sentences (a daunting, yet, exciting challenge for a group of five year olds), there was a lot to learn... Read more about 'From Left to Write'...

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Describing our family members

Room 4 has been looking at how to use different language features to make their writing more interesting and appealing for an audience to read and listen too. Read more about 'Describing our family members '...

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