ESOL have been weaving on cardboard fish for Maori language week.
Room 21 have been writing and practising conversations in Te Reo Maori and learning about Maori legends.
Room 14 have been learning about the days of the week in Te Reo Maori.
Room 20 have been learning about maths and colours in Maori.
Room 1 have been writing stories about the legends of Maui.
By School Reporters Reuben and Adam
Room 10 have been doing calendar art with string. They have also been doing ocean art. They painted some ocean art they said that they did the art like they were under the water and looking up at the creatures above them. They started with white and did light and then dark blue.
.Room 11 have also been doing art. They drew the mountains and the river coming down from the mountains then they dyed it. They have also been doing some gardening and they got some seeds.
Earlier this term Rooms 10 and 11 did a river walk. They saw some birds, they threw some stones and it turned into a waterfall. They saw some herons looking for food.
By School Reporters Esma and Sasha
For the past couple of days, rooms 6 and 7 have been learning about frogs for their upcoming production. They have been making/listening to a story about a tadpole that can’t sing until it is a frog. They have been designing pictures about ponds and frogs to prepare for assembly.
By School Reporters Adam & Reuben.
Rooms 3 and 4 have been doing Winter poems and learning about trees.They also have been learning about keeping themselves safe.
Rooms 3 and 4 went to a dairy farm and they looked at calves and cows. They got to pat the cows. They also did a cow colouring contest for a prize.
In term 2 rooms 3 and 4 did some butterfly art and how they show reflection and symmetry.
Room 4 has been learning about starfish and did some fish art. They have been learning about tigers and have learned that tigers have orange and black stripes.
By School Reporters Sasha and Esme
Physical literacy football program with Cliff
Rooms 8 and 9 played noughts and crosses and learned soccer skills and playing lots of games. They all learnt something new while playing soccer. Cliff taught them to play soccer and they loved playing with him, and all of them liked soccer a bit more. They wished they could do it again!
By Jackson, Shane, Abigail, and Ellie.
For Art Rooms 1&2 have been learning about bees and then chose a fact to write down on paper. They have also coloured a picture of a bee. They look stunning!
For writing they wrote about little ducklings. Then they drew a picture for their piece of writing.
For literacy they did word rounding. They get a ring of words and try to learn them and spell them out to their teachers. They are getting very good at it!
By Kyla Boyd & Anthea Bowden
For Art Rooms 10 & 11 have done some river art. The children had to draw some rivers and add trees. The children doodled some sea creatures then painted a circle of the sea. Then they added there creatures in the middle - how fascinating!
One of the kids in their class created a masterpiece and won A COMPETITION!!!!!!!!!The competition was about the kids making a plant creation out of plastic. They also did some Matariki art.
For maths the children did mirror art. They had some leaves then drew the other side of a mirror. Then they coloured it in. They look absolutely fantastic.
For art Rooms 12, 13 &14 have done some fabulous drawings around Matariki as it is about to happen soon. Their artwork looks incredible. They have different colours and have drawn it them themselves. We loved it!
For Samoan Language Week Rooms 12 &13 did some art about a story where there was an eel and a human in suill. The eel feel in love with the human but the human was afraid of the eel.
Room 12 & 13 looked at 3D shapes and sorted them into groups like if they can roll or if they can’t. Then they wrote a few sentences about it. They looked pretty cool!
For writing Rooms 21 & 22 have been doing procedural writing about lolly cake. They made the lolly cake then wrote instructions for it.
Rooms 21 & 22 have been reading ‘Fing’ by David Walliams. Then after reading they have been doing activities related to the book.
Art and Inquiry
Rooms 21 & 22 have been finding out about water. This week they have been thinking about how to save water and making posters telling people how to do this.
By Kyla and Anthea (School Reporters)