Room 8


Kia ora. 🙂

Welcome to Room 8’s Blog Spot!

Room 8 students are an action packed group of children who love to be involved in all aspects of their learning.

We do lots of hands on learning. Lots of Reading Writing, Maths, Science, Art and Craft, Singing, Dancing, Te Reo, Sport,Health and Phys Ed and having fun!

Any questions or queries, do pop in before or after school.

Sheree Johnson

Our latest activities:

Matariki Celebrations Junior School

Our Junior school celebrated Matariki with a shared breakfast and pyjama day.  The tamariki had a great morning coming to school in their pyjamas and enjoying toast and milo for breakfast.  Below are some stories from Room 8 (Year 1) children about their...

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Our Gallery Art

From Tuesday 26th June until Thursday 5th July our children’s artwork is on display at the Wallace Art Gallery in Morrinsville.  The children have worked very hard creating their artwork and love showing it to their families and whanau. Susan St Lawrence...

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Juniors visit to Hamilton Gardens

On Wednesday, me, Paige and Benjamin went to the Hamilton Gardens.  First we went past the pond and underneath the trees and over the bridge.  Then we came to a roundabout.  We chose a dark path and it echoed.  We went around the corner and came...

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BOT Families Evening

The Board of Trustees hosted its annual families get together providing a BBQ sausage sizzle.  The tamariki (and parents) had plenty of laughter with some fun races and then a...

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Language Experience

Every Thursday in Akomanga Waru we try to have a hands on language experience in order to increase our vocabulary and produce more powerful writing. So far this term we have explored the rain, tasted summer fruits, and even made play dough with Room 11. As the term...

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Living & Non Living Things

This term as we work our way towards the beach trip we have being learning about what makes something living. We have had a lot of conversations around this and most students are able to distinguish between what is living and non living. When we got to the beach this...

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Swimming

Akomanga Waru have worked hard to improve on their swimming this term. We started in the beach and have begun to practice in the deep end. Our new skills include using a flutter board forwards and backwards. Some of us can now hold our breath under water and others...

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