Mandarin with Lihong R8

Lihong now visits Room 8 on a Thursday morning and we are still enjoying expanding our knowledge of all things Mandarin.

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Lihong teaches us the colour names

60's art

Room 5 & 6 have been looking at how people communicate their stories through art.

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Our resident artist Brooke

Neanderthal sneak peek

Room 8 have been working on their neanderthal costumes this week. We have had generous donations from teachers and parents and it has been up to students to come up with their own costumes.

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4 Student led costume design

Room 7 and 8 Visit to Taupo Public Library

With more than 90,000 items on offer at the Taupo Public Library, there was something interesting for each and every one of us to explore during our visit.

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2 Jayda and a good friend

Room 7 and 8 Visit to the Taupo Museum

We learned all about why we have a museum in Taupo, what happens to the artefacts and how they are displayed and stored.

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1 Here we are outside the wharenui

NYLD 2017

It is always a treat to attend National Young Leaders Day as our Year 6s excitedly headed to Rotorua to join 1300 other screaming young people from across the Bay of Plenty.

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5 Cody asking a question on the big screen

Writing Workshop

For our Te Mihi writing workshop some of our seniors have been learning how to use language features to make our writing more descriptive.

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Metaphor examples

Juniors and Seniors United

While our Year 6’s were at camp and most of our year 5’s were at leadership day we decided to organise a Funday Friday with Rooms 10, 11 and 12

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07. Hunter James A and Leroy teaching our Juniors bean bag Knoughts and crosses

NZMaths Rich Tasks

www.nzmaths.co.nz is an excellent maths resource online that offers rich tasks.

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1 Freya focuses

STEM activities

Room 8 tried some STEM activities today. This stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

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8 T Rex