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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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Posted in Classroom 1 Year 4-5, Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 12 Year 3, Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 15 Year 5-6, Classroom 2 Year 5-6, Classroom 3 Year 4, Classroom 4 Year 4, Classroom 8 Year 2/3, Sports Comments Off on Basketball Tournament

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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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Posted in Classroom 17 Year 0-1 Comments Off on Room 17 create body outlines with Chalk!

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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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Posted in Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Room 9 Enjoy their MoveMprove Gym Session

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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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Posted in Classroom 5 Year 2, Classroom 6 Year 2 Comments Off on Outside Maths!

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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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Posted in Classroom 10 Year 0-1, Classroom 17 Year 0-1, Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Student Agency & Exploration!

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Food & Art

Posted on by Janette Page

Last Friday we made some yummy Oreo ball snacks dipped in chocolate for an afternoon sugar hit. Along with these the students spent time making Father’s Day cards or a…

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Posted in Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 16 Year 1 Comments Off on Food & Art

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Kenny the Kindness Bear a Hit with Pumpkin Patch!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Pumpkin Patch have had a recent addition to the classroom in the shape of Kenny the Kindness Bear. He arrived with a special bed and a small set of rules…

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Posted in Classroom 10 Year 0-1, Classroom 17 Year 0-1, Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Kenny the Kindness Bear a Hit with Pumpkin Patch!

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Room 11 goes weed busting!

Posted on by Kara McAuliffe

We had an awesome time on Wednesday with the Kieran and Christie from Greater Wellington Council (Biosecurity) learning all about weeds in our local environment and why they are bad….

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Posted in Classroom 11 Year 3 Comments Off on Room 11 goes weed busting!

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A Great Day for Tree Planting!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

What an absolutely gorgeous morning Room’s 2 & 8 had for tree planting today! We walked down to the Horoeka Street Reserve accompanied by some wonderful parents/grandparents/whanau and a merry…

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Posted in Classroom 2 Year 5-6, Classroom 8 Year 2/3, Enviroschools Comments Off on A Great Day for Tree Planting!

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Tree Planting at Horoeka Reserve

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

On Friday 25th of August, Rooms 2 and 8 will be going to the Horoeka Reserve to help plant trees at the entrance. As a school, our inquiry focus this…

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Looking For Shapes!

Posted on by Katarina Serepisos

What an awesome day we had going on a shape hunt around the school! The children have been learning about shapes this term in the pumpkin patch and we decided…

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Posted in Classroom 10 Year 0-1, Classroom 17 Year 0-1, Classroom 9 Year 1 Comments Off on Looking For Shapes!

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A Lesson in Mandarin Chinese!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Room 2 and their buddy class Room 11 spent a great half hour learning a little bit of Mandarin Chinese courtesy of Miss Wilson. After a bit of a warm…

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Posted in Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 2 Year 5-6 Comments Off on A Lesson in Mandarin Chinese!

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Win it in a Minute

Posted on by Janette Page

Organised chaos reigned today as Rooms 14 and 16 got together for a huge amount of fun. Students worked in small teams to complete a variety of 60 second challenges….

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Posted in Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 16 Year 1 Comments Off on Win it in a Minute

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Stokes Valley Connect in the Classroom

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Unfortunately the planned ‘Stokes Valley Connect’ walk to the Horoeka Street Reserve involving all children from all 3 schools did not go ahead due to the inclement weather but instead…

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Posted in Classroom 5 Year 2, Enviroschools Comments Off on Stokes Valley Connect in the Classroom

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New movement program built around gymnastics

Posted on by Joshua Pearce

Students were really excited to join in on the first day of moveMprove program this Friday. This program is designed to help with student coordination, balance and motor skills, and…

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Posted in Classroom 6 Year 2 Comments Off on New movement program built around gymnastics

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Arts and Crafts – Weaving

Posted on by Janette Page

Our buddy class activity involved some arts and crafts today with paper weaving. We used a rectangular cardboard loom and the students were able to choose from a variety of…

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Posted in Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 16 Year 1 Comments Off on Arts and Crafts – Weaving

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Our Special Room 7 Visitor

Posted on by Julia Dorgan

We have had a wonderful start back to the term and have been very lucky to have had a special classroom visitor. Seiya is Mrs V.K’s grandson, and with his…

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Posted in Classroom 7 Year 2 Comments Off on Our Special Room 7 Visitor

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Beautiful Beanies & Slippers for Room 17!

Posted on by Katarina Serepisos

Today all the children in Room 17 were given a lovely warm beanie which was gifted to us from some very giving people at the Stokes Valley Community House. In…

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Posted in Classroom 17 Year 0-1 Comments Off on Beautiful Beanies & Slippers for Room 17!

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Room’s 2 & 11 Enjoy Some Buddy Time!

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

This afternoon Room 2 paid a visit to their buddy class Room 11 to enjoy some time together reading to each other. Miss Wilson & Miss McAuliffe are planning lots…

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Posted in Classroom 11 Year 3, Classroom 2 Year 5-6 Comments Off on Room’s 2 & 11 Enjoy Some Buddy Time!

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Jump Jam and Buddy Reading

Posted on by Janette Page

What a wonderful start to Term 3. We began our buddy time with some energetic hip hop dancing in the hall. Everyone had a great time smiling and breaking out…

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Posted in Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 16 Year 1 Comments Off on Jump Jam and Buddy Reading
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