Latest newsletter for the Pīwakawaka Class is here! Lots of information about we have been up to during class and pictures of the students learning. Pīwakawaka-Newsletter-30-August-2017
Kia ora and welcome to the Proud Piwakawaka class blog!
My name is Miss Mackle and this term the 15 Proud Piwakawaka's are learning all about blogs for our L4L inquiry! We have been learning about cyber safety and we have had a turn at writing our own blog posts, so keep an eye out for comments from our Piwakawaka class members.
This week in literacy we have been looking at… The letter: h The blend: dr The word: come and the vowels aeiou Some of the Pīwakawaka’s made a h-h-helicopter (something we have seen a lot of lately!) and had a go at flying them from different heights on the playground. During discovery time this week we did drawing and made drums as… [Read More]
This week in the Pīwakawaka Class we began our next science topic of looking at solid and liquid states. We started off by making Oobleck a really fun and cool experiment where it can be a solid and a liquid! The children had to show using the mixture a solid and liquid form and had a… [Read More]
First newsletter for term 3! Have a look at what the Pīwakawaka Class has been doing and what is coming up this term! 4-August-Newsletter
Today Kaikoura Suburban School had Pink Shirt Day. The Piwakawaka Class stood up to bullying by dressing in pink clothes, we all painted our nails pink and we made pink cupcakes! At the end of the day as a school we worked together to spell out STOP on the field.
This week in the Piwakawaka we have been learning about…… the letter: Ll the blend: gr the word: said We have been brainstorming different words that start with letter Ll and gr. Using these words we created some awesome and funny stories! The fat lion said ” My Mum was very fat because she ate heaps and heaps of chocolate in… [Read More]
The Piwakawaka’s Big Question for this term is…. “How can we help the elderly in our community?” After brainstorming ideas the Piwakawaka class decided that we could go and visit the elderly at the local Rest Home. Each child prepared an activity, game or book to show/play with one of the residents and on Monday… [Read More]
This week the Pukeko Class began our edible garden journey by planting various vegetables and fruit trees! We all had a turn with a pickaxe, digging holes for our plants to go in and planting either a vegetable plant or one of the fruit trees. Big thank-you to Jackie Wadsworth and Ross our caretaker for… [Read More]