Learning journey

Independent learning journeys were introduced to the students of Room 1. We were aiming to give the students agency in their own learning. Read more about 'Learning journey'...

LJ5

Stretch a Sentence

A video called “Stretchy Sentences” on Youtube showed all the parts of sentences we needed to use to stretch our sentences and make them more interesting. Read more about 'Stretch a Sentence'...

sas4

Finding Our Place

Room 2 started off by learning about NZ history and what brought the first Maori and British settlers here. Read more about 'Finding Our Place'...

2021 Ohaaki FindingOurPlace02

Native Neighbours

First the students learnt to write questions about what they were curious about. They formulated wonders about kiwis. Read more about 'Native Neighbours'...

LiteracyRoom5StoryboardHowthekiwilostitswings16JPG

Planning to be Better Writers

From here, students could choose to do a picture plan to organise their ideas for writing or just write. Read more about 'Planning to be Better Writers '...

2021 Ohaaki planningtobebetterwriters01

Love Red Dot Tree

Rikihana knows hows to be successful and is ready to write about the Red Dot TreeFarewell My Red Dot Tree By Mrs SpragueSomething has happened, something has changed. Read more about 'Love Red Dot Tree'...

01 Oh no the Red Dot Tree is gone

Blooming Lovely

Our Inquiry had an art focus. Each class in the school was to present an installation around an idea or concept for Art in the Park. Read more about 'Blooming Lovely'...

artinthepark2020.room11.12

Room 14’s Art in the Park Journey

Room 14 began its Art in the Park inquiry by brainstorming ideas about why people do art and how people show art. Read more about 'Room 14’s Art in the Park Journey'...

2020 Ohaaki Room14sArtintheParkJourney10

Measurement Olympics

They started off by using non-standard units of measurement to measure a standing jump. They used exercise books as their unit of measurement as they jumped alongside them.Questions that arose... Read more about 'Measurement Olympics'...

2020 Ohaaki MeasurementOlympics04