Handwriting with a purpose

Handwriting is a craft. It is important to learn this skill so our handwriting is legible for others to read. Read more about 'Handwriting with a purpose'...

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Getting Ready To Write - Part Two

The explicit teaching of handwriting is essential if students are to develop the skills of correct letter formation. Handwriting instruction supports students in producing legible, smooth and fluent writing.

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Getting Ready to Write - Part One

Getting Ready to Write – Part One looks specifically at the connection between handwriting and phonics.

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Room 2 Getting on with Learning at Home

Trying to be motivated and resilient, especially with the challenges that arise from our technology issues, need for support and time needed to get tasks done, can be difficult at times. Read more about 'Room 2 Getting on with Learning at Home'...

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Aratiatia Home Learning

Being at home allows us to learn in many different ways. Here are some ways Aratiatia students have been keeping their minds and bodies active.

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Marvellous measurement

The students have had fun exploring standard and non-standard types of measurement. We have used measuring beads, tens frames, measuring tapes and rulers to measure different objects around the classroom. Read more about 'Marvellous measurement'...

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