Waka Paddle Artwork

We decided we would create waka paddles to help us paddle our waka through an exciting year.

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Caterpillar Challenge

Our materials were lots of newspaper, lots of rolls of masking tape, and scissors.

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Every One Remembered

To honour the worldwide celebration of Armistice Day, we looked closely at the key facts of the First World War. We crafted poems, based loosely on the ‘Cinquain’ form. Read more about 'Every One Remembered'...

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Give me Five

In Mrs Graham’s class, as part of the writing programme, we explored Shape Poems and Cinquains, over a three week period, culminating in the children writing poems to honour Armistice Day. Read more about 'Give me Five'...

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Celebrating our Thailand Inquiry- Push Pin in Room 6

We each have a pen pal at Concordian International School in Bangkok, and we have all written letters to them asking questions about life in Thailand.

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Camp Photos

Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, photos of Year 4 Camp and Year 5 Mountain camp

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SPCA SVA

This meant we could fill small boxes with all sorts of goodies - origami, pictures, cards, bikkies - and deliver them to those we thought needed some cheer.

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Room 6's Trip to Thailand

We wanted to go on a trip to Thailand, but our budget didn’t quite stretch that far, so we did the next best thing… we arranged a trip to Thai Delight restaurant in Taupo.

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R5's Swiss Army Knife Factory

We learned that these have been around since the late 1800s and were originally used as tools for soldiers to service and repair their weapons.

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William Retell

Chose to re-enact the story of William Tell. You can see Asti playing Carl, with the apple on his head

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