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Room 18 Swimming

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It is only day 4 of the Pumpkin Patch swimming programme and Room 18 are already making good progress and having lots of fun! Here are a few photos of…

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Captain Cash Pays a flying Visit to Room 10!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Our Awesome Captain Cash from ASB paid a flying visit to Room 10 today and not only introduced them to New Zealand money but how to put it in order,…

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Room 18 at the Pool

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Here is a photo of our lovely Room 18 class just before they are about to start their swim! Hopefully more photos to come of them in the pool!

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The Day the Cement Truck Came to Tawhai!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It was a very exciting half hour for the Pumpkin Patch as they were led out to the forecourt just before morning tea!  A big cement truck had arrived and…

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Happy Diwali

Posted on by Julia Dorgan

W.A.L.That people all around the world have different celebrations and festivals. We are so lucky that these special times are shared by families in Aotearoa New Zealand too. We have…

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Room 11 Swimming

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Room 11 went swimming for week 1 and 2 of the term. It was so much fun but we also learnt a lot about how to keep ourselves safe in…

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Room 7 Swimming

Posted on by Julia Dorgan

We have just completed two weeks of lessons down at the pool. All groups worked on water confidence and then practised different skills in the learners’  and big pool. Everyone’s…

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Whitebait omelette

Posted on by Joshua Pearce

Over the weekend I was lucky to catch a half kilo of whitebait. After giving the family a feed I still had heaps left over, which I brought in for…

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Making aliens in Room 11

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

This week in Room 11 we have been making aliens out of recycled materials – thank you for bringing these in! First we drew a labelled plan of what we…

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Enjoying the Warmer Weather!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

What a great week we have had in the Pumpkin Patch after the holidays, spending some time outside for student agency. The children have been having fun playing with some…

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Grow your Own Garden in the Pumpkin Patch!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

On Monday our keen gardeners Marlie, Memphis and Mia got to do some expert planting with the New World Grow Your Own Garden kits.

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Mapping the solar system in Room 11

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Today we made a playground sized model of the solar system. We had to measure the distance of each planet from the Sun and each planet was a different size….

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Some Imaginative Play in the Pumpkin Patch!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

The children in Pumpkin Patch have been enjoying their student agency in the last week of Term 3, inside and out as the days are now getting warmer, delighting us…

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Room’s 8, 11 & 12 Battle it out for the Tawhai Cup!

Posted on by Ryan McGarry

It was a scorching hot day in Stokes Valley as Rooms 8,11 and 12 battled it out for the prestigious Tawhai Cup. There was plenty of fantastic touch rugby skill…

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Moving and improving!

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

For the past 8 weeks Room 11 has been very lucky to have Chris and Aaron from Rimutaka Gymsports to run the Gymnastics programme Move and Improve. We have been…

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Basketball Tournament

Posted on by Janette Page

Tuesday 29th August saw 4 of our basketball teams head to Walter Nash Stadium to take part in the Northern Zone Basketball Tournament. Everyone played well and had some great…

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Room 17 create body outlines with Chalk!

Posted on by Katarina Serepisos

The sun is finally shining and what better way to spend our morning than learning and enjoying it outside. The children have been exploring shapes over the term and discovered…

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Room 9 Enjoy their MoveMprove Gym Session

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

The 8 week MoveMprove Programme has proved to be such a hit with the students and they very much look forward to their sessions. Here are Room 10 enjoying their…

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Outside Maths!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room’s 5 & 6 had a pleasant surprise early this morning. The maths groups enjoyed some of their rotations outside in slightly warmer weather with a hint of sunshine!

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Student Agency & Exploration!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It was lovely for the children in the Pumpkin Patch to enjoy some student agency outside today enjoying some rare rays of sunshine. A few even got to explore the…

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