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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Building Resilience on the Ski Field

“Resilience is the capacity to recover from challenges or difficulties and continue to move forward. Although resilient people experience difficulties like everyone else, they are able to adapt and change... Read more about 'Building Resilience on the Ski Field'...

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Let’s graph it

The students decided to conduct a statistical investigation themselves with people in Room 8 to answer a question they posed. Read more about 'Let’s graph it'...

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How and why building optimism in our children is important

Belief that things are going to be okThe Oxford Dictionary defines optimism as….“Hopefulness and confidence about the future or the success of something.”Neuroscience tells us that when we feel optimistic... Read more about 'How and why building optimism in our children is important'...

Belief that things are going to be ok

Is your child getting enough sleep?

There is an increasing number of students struggling to get through the school day due to tiredness. Read more about 'Is your child getting enough sleep?'...

Engaging Games for Maths Learning - Room 15

Whenever I ask the students what they liked in Math they will generally talk about the games we play as a warm up at the beginning of the lesson or... Read more about 'Engaging Games for Maths Learning - Room 15'...

Maths Curriculum Room25 Engaging Games Fans 3

Using your Yoyo

Ned’s Mindset shares that while yo-yoing is cool and simple, it’s not always easy. Everyone who learns to yo-yo will make mistakes along the way. Read more about 'Using your Yoyo'...

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5 ways to show our POWER values when moving

The school wide goal over the past three weeks has been to "move around the school as a class showing POWER". Read more about '5 ways to show our POWER values when moving'...

Room 11 students lining up outside their classroom showing POWER to the other classes