Category Archives: Room 16


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 morning.   ‘I like Matariki because we get to wear our pyjamas. […]

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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 – Resident Artist at the Gallery is greatly impressed with our children’s art […]

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Pond Trip


Room 16 had a wonderful day out at Phillip’s pond.  We caught heaps of water boatmen and flew the kites we had made.

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Senior Swimming Sports


As I line up at the start, toes over the edge, I feel my heart pounding like a bouncy ball bouncing off my chest What's that?!  The clapper!  I better go!  Suddenly, everyone starts.  I join along too.  I race as fast as I can like a fast moving turtle in the water.  In the [...]
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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 out at the vegetable garden.  We looked at all [...]
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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 swim. 
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Pond Trip


Room 16 children had a great day visiting the pond at Phillips’ farm and catching water boatmen and flying their kites.

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