Rubbish Reactions

Room 1 looked at photos of different parts of the world showing huge amounts of rubbish gathered in one area. Countries such as India and Mexico really shocked us. Read more about 'Rubbish Reactions'...

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Geology in Room 3

Where did our great lake come from? Why do we have steam coming up from under the ground around us? Why do we have rocks like pumice and obsidian around... Read more about 'Geology in Room 3'...

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Did someone says smores

How could we possibly turn down this opportunity - Year's 4-6 students away on camp, the school to ourselves. Read more about 'Did someone says smores'...

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Morena Tamariki Ma

Some of the Ready to Read stories that include tikanga and te reo MaoriStudent VoiceTe Omeka’s Retell of Maui and the SunOnce upon a time there were four brothers. Read more about 'Morena Tamariki Ma'...

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Room 10's New Beginnings

To keep the transition as easy as possible for the new children, I have adopted some similar routines and a timetable used Room 15 and 16. Read more about 'Room 10's New Beginnings'...

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Going Global

We have learnt about what it means to Go Global and what we can do to help save our planet. Read more about 'Going Global'...

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Adventure Based, What?

“The deliberate use of carefully sequenced and processed adventure activities (in particular cooperative games, trust and problem-solving activities) for specific outcomes, often personal and social development. Read more about 'Adventure Based, What?'...

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It's not just about swimming skills

Not only do we get to learn about technical swimming styles, we learnabout water safety. This is a vital component to our learning because we live next to one of... Read more about 'It's not just about swimming skills'...

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