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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Interesting inquiries that show we are inquisitive...

Since we got back from camp we have been collaborating in our groups to try and solve some of the world's problems and live in a more sustainable way. Different groups inquired into water pollution, kauri dieback, introduced pests and deforestation. First we had to do some research (learn). Then we created something original. Finally we shared what we had created. Here are some examples:

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

What do you call 20 students sitting, listening and clicking their fingers?

Poetry Slam! Of course!

This week we were lucky to have Marina Alefosio and four high school students come and perform some spoken word to us. We learnt to show our appreciation by clicking our fingers.

They gave us some great ideas for some poems so we raced back to class and had our own poetry slam straight away. Here are the top four points scorers and their poems. Well done Danielle for coming first!

Give our poets some feedback about what you liked and what you think they could work on.


Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Cultural Festival

Last Saturday was the Eden Albert Cultural Festival. Wesley Primary had five amazing groups including the superb Kapa Haka group. Here are some of the Room 3 students giving it all they've got! Thanks Mr Bruce for the awesome photos.


Friday, November 16, 2018

Read All About It!

We've just finished our Room 3 online news reports. They are mostly about camp but we also included a section for sport. Feel free to give our young reporters some feedback about their reports. Or let us know if you find any interesting articles in the news this week...


Friday, November 9, 2018

Strike 3!

Yesterday we had our softball tournament at Keith Hay Park. The Wesley team used positive language and encouraged each other all day. They also showed amazing manners and sportsmanship. We won one of our games 9 - 7 and had a few close games (including a 6 - 7 loss). Lots of great catches and some awesome home runs.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

Bush walks, pooters, wētā, dancing, stretchers, tents and scroggin... must be camp!

Last week the Kea Team went to camp at Arataki Visitor's Centre in the Waitakere Ranges. Here are some pictures of our amazing experience. I'll let the students explain what was happening and what they learnt...