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
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.
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]
Recently thanks to Ross our amazing caretaker and Mrs Aplin we now have new class members…say hello to Crystal and Tank! The students are really enjoying having them in the class and are taking great care of feeding them when asked. The Pukeko’s got goldfish. We got to look at them (in a bucket).We got… [Read More]
Zara has been enjoying playing rippa rugby on a Saturday. Her dad helps with the teams. This Saturday she had an amazing run while Mum was cheering on the sideline.
The junior school has been working with Eve Parkin on behalf of MainPower to develop swimming skills. We were able to share some of our learning with our whanau on Thursday afternoon. Thanks to everyone who came along to see our swimming demonstration.