Welcoming new whanau

Our powhiri are led by senior members of our school kapa haka group. These leaders are trained by our kapa haka tutor and lead teacher of Maori and change at... Read more about 'Welcoming new whanau'...

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Parlez-vous français?

One of the main benefits of learning a second language at an early age is that children learn languages faster and easier. Read more about 'Parlez-vous français?'...

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Zooming into VLN

For 30 minutes a week, these students connect via Zoom, joining similar-aged students from around New Zealand. Read more about 'Zooming into VLN'...

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Colour Monsters

This in turn leads to developing empathy and social skills. Emotions can be linked to physical sensations. Read more about 'Colour Monsters'...

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Sensational Shapes

Firstly, students learnt to recognise a number of shapes by their appearance. They created bead shapes and learnt the Māori names for each of them. Read more about 'Sensational Shapes'...

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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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Kei te pēhea koe Room 14? How are you?

Another way Room 14 practised this sentence structure was using drama. The audience would ask a student how they were feeling. Read more about 'Kei te pēhea koe Room 14? How are you?'...

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