Slam Poetry in Room 6

We were very lucky to have a visiting poet, Te Kahu Rolleston, work with us.

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No-blow Balloons

Tapping into the children’s prior knowledge of mixing baking soda with vinegar prior to starting, connected the children to the lesson

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Round Rainbows

Learning in science is important to understanding the world in which we live in.

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Bingo

I sang ‘Like a letter box’ with a tight, barely open mouth. I then sang with an open, round mouth-‘Like a trout.’

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Cross-Country 2018

A cold and blustery day saw 34 Wairakei Primary School students from years 4, 5 and 6 make the trip to Spa Park to compete in the 2018 Inter-School Cross Country

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Nature at our door step, Resourse that inspires

Chris, the artist, talked about being a woodturner like being a surgeon.

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Fun Facts for Basic Facts

We have tried a variety of methods to help us remember. Flashcards, Basic fact booklet,  Mathletics live, Basic fact grids, Time Table families.

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Movement Madness

Through learning and by accepting challenges in health-related and movement contexts children reflect on the nature of well-being, perseverance and enhance their interactions with others.

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Cars Cars Cars

The brief was to design and build a toy car aimed at 7-11-year-olds for a recycling company

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Delectable Dazzling Dinosaurs

We also learnt that dinosaurs became extinct about 65 million years ago, before humans even existed! Our minds found it hard to comprehend exactly how long ago this really was.

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