Funky Figures

One artist we looked at was the pop artist Keith Haring. We liked how he used bold colours, cartoon people shapes, black outlines and some movement lines in his work. Read more about 'Funky Figures'...

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Sensational Shapes

Firstly, students learnt to recognise a number of shapes by their appearance. They created bead shapes and learnt the Māori names for each of them. Read more about 'Sensational Shapes'...

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Wave Forms

The students have been learning about the physical phenomena of sound. We have been learning to identify different types of sound, explore and explain how sound is made. Read more about 'Wave Forms'...

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Room 14 likes to Move it Move it

The students had to come up with a question about their planes to investigate, predict what might happen and then test their planes. Read more about 'Room 14 likes to Move it Move it'...

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Elastic Force

Room 1 and 14 students used technology to assist us in building simple catapults and paddle boats. Read more about 'Elastic Force'...

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Phunky Physics Writing Across the School

Our junior school, Rooms 13 and 14, students have been challenging their design and construction skills building paper planes and making parachutes. Read more about 'Phunky Physics Writing Across the School'...

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Purpose and Place of Phonics

For 20 minutes, four days a week the students move from their class to meet with other students across the team to participate in phonics learning. Read more about 'Purpose and Place of Phonics'...

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Up Up and Away

A range of learning experiences was developed for different classes throughout the school. Read more about 'Up Up and Away'...

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Turning Words into Diamonds

A diamante poem is a good way to introduce verbs and nouns and use new vocabulary about topic like Matariki. Read more about 'Turning Words into Diamonds'...

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