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Genius Hour presentations

Posted on by Zara Blandford

The students in Room 15 have been working very hard on their Genius Hour projects so I thought it was time we shared some of the final products. Jessica Wiggins…

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Year 5 fun!

Posted on by Natalie Harbott

Yesterday while the Year 6’s visited Avalon Intermediate, the Year 5’s got up to some adventures of our own. Some highlights were Science – questioning and playing with mirrors, reflections…

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Year 6 Visit to Avalon Intermediate

Posted on by Jeanine Huynh

What a wonderful day had by all of our Year 6’s at Avalon Intermediate. All our Year 6’s have had the opportunity to go and visit Avalon Intermediate yesterday Monday…

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Posted in Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 15 Year 5-6, Classroom 3 Year 4, 5 & 6, Classroom 4 Year 4, 5 & 6 Comments Off on Year 6 Visit to Avalon Intermediate

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Nga Manu Assembly

Posted on by Rosa Stewart

Nga Manu had a busy assembly this afternoon coordinated by 4 very able presenters, Jemma, John, Olive and Te Rangitaurewa. There were lots of certificates and awards handed out to…

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Posted in Classroom 1 Year 4, Classroom 14 Year 5-6, Classroom 15 Year 5-6, Classroom 2 Year 4, Classroom 3 Year 4, 5 & 6, Classroom 4 Year 4, 5 & 6 Comments Off on Nga Manu 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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A Party to Farewell Poom!

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Rooms 1 and 2 put on an amazing leaving party lunch for Poom Szamborski on Wednesday. Poom is leaving N.Z to live in America. We have all loved being friends…

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Dem Bones

Posted on by Natalie Harbott

The skeleton knew what would happen next.. he could just feel it in his bones! With help from our visitor – who we named ‘Mr Gary Jeffy Skele-T’ – Room…

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Students of the Month

Posted on by Natalie Harbott

Congratulations to Zoe Petersen and Sahil Patel who were voted as the Room 15 Students of the Month for May. We are lucky to have such kind and responsible students…

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Friday Visit to the Marae

Posted on by Raewyn Young

Room 1 and Room 2 had a wonderful time visiting the Koraunui Marae. A couple of children had an opportunity to deliver their mihis. We were impressed by the beautiful…

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Genius Hour is here!

Posted on by Zara Blandford

I’m so happy to be working with the great students in Room 15 and guiding them through their genius hour projects. They have just completed their fourth genius hour session…

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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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Football Week 2

Posted on by Janette Page

Second week of football and thankfully we were able to get outside this time. We began the session with some warm up activities, including fox and rabbit. Then we got…

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Room 15 football

Posted on by Natalie Harbott

Fresh air, mud, a ball and your mates – What more do you need?! We are loving the Football in Schools programme!  

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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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Karearea Toru’s Play.Sport fair play and perseverance sessions with Pembroke Chambers

Posted on by Jeanine Huynh

Wednesday was a wonderful day for Karearea Toru students to get out in the sun and play some games as part of the play.sport┬ásessions that are happening at Tawhai School….

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Fun Time Wednesdays

Posted on by Jeanine Huynh

Karearea Toru and Wha have been at it again. Having fun! Students from both classes were split in half so that there was an equal mix of students from each…

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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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Room 15 Dojo Party

Posted on by Natalie Harbott

Yesterday Room 15 celebrated our success in Term 1 with a class Dojo party. Everybody had reached at least 20 Dojo points for┬ámaking good choices, showing kindness, being on task,…

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Science in Karearea Toru and Wha

Posted on by Jeanine Huynh

This term Tawhai School and its students are getting into the spirit and having a wonderful time with science. The school has enlisted the help and services of Hutt Science…

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Kupe and the Giant Wheke

Posted on by Natalie Harbott

Kupe was a rangatira, a great fisherman who lived in Hawaiiki… Today Room 15 brought to life the story of how and why Kupe chased Muturangi’s Giant Wheke across the…

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