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Breadmaking in Room 11

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

We had a fun day in Room 11 today. We read the big book “Bread” and followed the instructions for making some bread ourselves. We all had a go kneading…

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Special News!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It is always great when the students in Room 5 have photos to go with their Friday news as the class really enjoy looking at the photos while they listen…

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Posted in Classroom 5 Year 2 Comments Off on Special News!

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Room 8 Football Session

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

It was great to capture Room 8 at their football session this morning with Marvin and Didi while the mist was still hanging around the back court. Today they got…

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Nga Kukari Assembly

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

This afternoon Nga Kukari had their fortnightly assembly. It was very special because two Year 3 students hosted the assembly – Caprie and Riya! The Assembly Donkey was given out…

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Posted in Classroom 10 Year 0-1, Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 16 Year 3, Classroom 17 Year 0-1, Classroom 5 Year 2, Classroom 6 Year 2, Classroom 7 Year 2, Classroom 8 Year 1, Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Nga Kukari Assembly

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Tuakana Teina in Rooms 3&4 and 11&12

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Yesterday we had our very first session of Tuakana Teina time. Tuakana/Teina is when an older student (tuakana) teaches the younger student (teina). The Nga Manu students in Room 3…

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Posted in Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 3 Year 4, 5 & 6, Classroom 4 Year 4, 5 & 6 Comments Off on Tuakana Teina in Rooms 3&4 and 11&12

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Dem Bones

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

We have been loving the Science Kits in Room 11. Last week we had the skeleton kit where we looked at our bones! There were some cool pictures where we…

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Room’s 5 & 6 Visit the Marae & Library

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

This morning it was the turn of Room’s 5 & 6 to visit both Koraunui Marae and the Koruanui Stokes Valley Library. On arrival at the Marae, the children spent…

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Room 7 Happenings Term 2

Posted on by Julia Dorgan

Room 7 has been very busy. At the start of the term we continued to work on our skipping skills at P.E time and made huge developments skipping on the…

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Room 11 and 12 visit Koraunui Marae and the Stokes Valley Library

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

On Friday morning Room 11 and 12 went to visit the Koranuui Marae and the Stokes Valley Library Hub. Philo told us all about the carvings on the wall and…

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Baxter’s Tough Guy Challenge

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Yesterday Room 5 student Baxter shared a great experience with his class that he had undertaken on Thursday, the Tough guy/girl challenge which took place over in Wainui. He was…

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Second Week of the Tuesday Club

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Today was our second Tuesday afternoon Club Programme involving the Year 3-6 Students. With a variety of activities on offer such as music, drama, card making, signing, Spanish, and woodwork,…

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Posted in Classroom 1 Year 4, Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 15 Year 5-6, Classroom 16 Year 3, Classroom 2 Year 4, Classroom 3 Year 4, 5 & 6, Classroom 4 Year 4, 5 & 6 Comments Off on Second Week of the Tuesday Club

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Nga Kukari Assembly Wednesday 16th May

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Nga Kukari got together and had an assembly this afternoon. It was great to celebrate all of the great things going on in our syndicate. Today was also a special…

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Posted in Classroom 10 Year 0-1, Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 16 Year 3, Classroom 17 Year 0-1, Classroom 5 Year 2, Classroom 6 Year 2, Classroom 7 Year 2, Classroom 8 Year 1, Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Nga Kukari Assembly Wednesday 16th May

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Superhero Day!

Posted on by Anna Sissons

On Friday last week, we held a fundraiser to raise money for blood cancer and leukaemia research and to support those taking part in the Firefighter Sky Tower Stair Challenge….

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Year 3 STEM Challenge

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

On Friday, Room 11, 12 and 16 got together to do the ultimate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) Challenge. They needed to design a balloon propelled car using only…

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Buddy class activities

Posted on by Janette Page

Rm 14 and Rm 8 got together for the first time this year as buddy classes. We spent a short time on introductions before we launched into our first activities…

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Room 11 at Football in Schools

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Room 11 had a great first Football in Schools session this morning with Didi and Marvin from the Football in Schools programme. We worked really hard on our football skills….

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Room 5 Have Fun at the Football for Schools Session

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room 5 thoroughly enjoyed their first session this morning with Marvin & Didi from the Lower Hutt Football for schools programme. They all were given a ball to begin with…

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Tuesday Club Programme, Years 3-6

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

This afternoon Tawhai School was simply buzzing with very busy bees as the Year’s 3-6 students began their Tuesday Club Programme. With a huge range of activities on the programme…

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Posted in Classroom 1 Year 4, Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 15 Year 5-6, Classroom 16 Year 3, Classroom 2 Year 4, Classroom 3 Year 4, 5 & 6, Classroom 4 Year 4, 5 & 6 Comments Off on Tuesday Club Programme, Years 3-6

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Science Fun in Room 11

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

We have some great new Science kits in the school. Room 11 had their chance to try some of the experiments using the kits on Thursday afternoon. We LOVE doing…

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Measuring

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

Rooms 11, 12 and 16 have been working on measuring length during our maths sessions. On Friday, we did a scavenger hunt where we had to very carefully measure lots…

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