Category: Tracey O'Sullivan

Swim like a dolphin

To begin with, our qualified swimming instructors assessed what we could do in the water already. We learnt these skills through a variety of fun water games and activities. Read more about 'Swim like a dolphin'...

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Tools for Writing

Colleen Wills our ALL Mentor shared a writing prompt for “fattening” up sentences or to help make our writing more interesting for our readers. Read more about 'Tools for Writing'...

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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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Writing Across the School

Writing is an essential skill that can benefit students for the rest of their lives. Introducing and practicing writing with engaging activities in the classroom, can foster confidence and a... Read more about 'Writing Across the School'...

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Land before time (Part 2)

The Room 15 students worked in small groups to label parts of our favourite dinosaurs. We noticed that the meat eating dinosaurs all had sharp teeth and claws while the... Read more about 'Land before time (Part 2)'...

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The land before time Part 1

The Poihipi/Ohaaki Inquiry this term is focused around “Curiosity”. Room 15 started our inquiry by doing some activities which asked the students to be curious about the world around them. Read more about 'The land before time Part 1'...

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