Sunday, June 25, 2017

Cross Country

On Tuesday our top 10 runners ventured to Fowlds Park to participate in the Eden Albert Cross Country event. All team members showed great persistence and represented the school amazingly!

Te Reo Weather

Our Inquiry is The Shaping of our Landscape. As part of this, we've been learning the Te Reo terms for different land forms such as rivers, mountains and lakes. We decided to create weather reports to show that we could read different New Zealand place names (along with some words for the weather). Here is Anaseini's report:

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Individual Blogs

Last week we started using our individual blogs. Click on the names to the left to see what we've all been learning.


This week we finished our models of volcanoes and created stop motion animations to show the eruptions. This is Nila and Alisi's movie of Mt Taranaki erupting. What do you think? What did they do well with their model and movie? Could they improve anything?

Saturday, June 10, 2017

Adidas Fun Run

On Friday the Takahe, Hoiho and Kea teams all headed to the field to take part in the Adidas Fun Run. All the students did an awesome job of persisting. Some managed eight laps! A huge thank you to the student team who designed the track and have helped all classes with their fundraising! Now I wonder which class will raise the most money?

Friday, June 9, 2017


Rishi's Genius Hour project. Expilanation (by Rishi) to follow shortly.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

vocab, vocab, vocab...

In Room 3 we try to learn as many new words as possible. We also need to remember them so we've been writing some stories to help us remember the words and their meanings. Here is John's story (ps. no real gibbons were purchased or hurt in the making of this story).

Friday, June 2, 2017

Bullying-Free NZ Week

To celebrate Bullying-Free NZ Week we decided to make some posters to encourage more students to be defenders. This means that if you see bullying going on you do something about it. John and Nila will give you some ideas about what you can do...


We are designing some new signs to display around the school to remind us to behave respectfully and responsibly. These signs are by Alisi and Tufui: