Blossoms in Bloom

Did you know that the term for adding white to any other colour on the colour wheel is ‘tint’? The artists in Room 16 do, and they demonstrated their new... Read more about 'Blossoms in Bloom'...

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Māori Language Week 2021

Te Wiki o te Reo Māori - Māori Language Week has been celebrated in New Zealand since 1975. Read more about 'Māori Language Week 2021'...

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Brilliant Brushstrokes

Learning calligraphy and writing vertically instead of horizontally, as we are used to every day, is just one aspect of Japanese culture that is different from our own. Read more about 'Brilliant Brushstrokes'...

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The Magic of Rainbow Reading

Headphones on and strange looking pens at the ready, they tap the ‘magic dots,’ more commonly known as ‘reading dots’ and hey presto! The students have started their Rainbow Reading session. Read more about 'The Magic of Rainbow Reading'...

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JourneyBegins

When working in a Year 5 class, I was shared an example of building a picture in a reader’s head and to ‘show not tell’ when we write. Read more about 'JourneyBegins'...

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Attributes in Algebra

Learning Objective: to create and continue a pattern using a single attribute.Learning Objective: to describe an efficient algorithm to communicate a pattern.As part of Room 11’s work on patterns and... Read more about 'Attributes in Algebra'...

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Calculator Fun

It was fun because once you worked out the number sequence answer, you turned the calculator upside down and the numbers spelt a word. - Kevin Read more about 'Calculator Fun '...

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Steaming Ahead

Students looked at examples of geothermal power stations. As a group they investigated, described what they looked like and thought about the link of the names to our own school... Read more about 'Steaming Ahead'...

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