We were lucky enough to have Andrea and Barb from St Johns visit us and show us around the ambulance. We all dress in green and made a donation to help St Johns raise some much needed money to continue all the awesome work they do in our community.
Designed by the Kool Kea Class The children in the Kea Class learnt about the life cycle of the Shearwater bird and designed a 3D model for the A&P Show display.
Last Thursday 26th November was our last L4L for 2015. The Big idea/Understanding was: Students will develop understandings, skills and attitudes that enhance their interactions and relationships with others. The Kea Class had two big questions. What are the different cultures around the world and how are they different from each other? What is unique… [Read More]
Our Kapa Haka group had a fabulous day today! They participated with pride and enthusiasm at this years Taiopenga in Blenheim. Months of practice reduced to a ten minute display…..all of the students wanted to perform again. It was really great to see so many schools participating in this amazing cultural opportunity.
Keas Olympic Games The Kea Class have been learning about the Olympic Games and we have been writing about the things we have learned. At the end of our learning we chose a sport that we would like to compete in. We wrote about it then drew a picture of us in action. Enjoy our… [Read More]
The Keas have been investigating snails this term. We have an aquarium with snails and slugs in it so we have been observing them with our magnifying glasses. We have looked at You Tube clips of snails laying eggs and we have seen them munching away on lettuce with their hundreds of teeth on their… [Read More]
Colour, Symbol, Image (CSI) The Keas have been learning to make their thinking visible by using a CSI. We think of big ideas and important themes in what we have read, seen or heard. The process for this is to: Think about the core ideas. Choose a colour that best represents the essence of that… [Read More]
Keas Flour Mill Trip Yesterday the Kea class were lucky to go on an outing to the Hislop’s Flour Mill in Peketa. We met Paul Hislop at the flour mill and he spoke to us about the differences between wholemeal and white bread. One of the children’s comments was, “It is so much healthier for… [Read More]