Category Archives: Room 7


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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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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Family Festive Evening


We held our Annual Family Festive Evening on Wednesday 7th December.
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Grandparents Day


On Friday 25th November we held our Annual Flowershow and Grandparents Day. ¬†The children loved¬†showing off their hard work and the folk dancing and Snowball Waltz was a hit with the Grandparents.  
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Ruru-Morepork


We made some fantastic artwork for the Wallace Art Gallery. First we painted the night sky by dabbing paint. Then we drew owls and covered the outlines with coloured PVA glue. We painted inside the outlines with dye and then we made a tree branch by painting a scrunched up and twisted handee towel.

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Tamarillo Tasting


We ate tamarillos. “I think it is a tomato,” said Riley. “I think it is a persimmon,” said Erin. “I think it is a kiwifruit,” said Ben. “It looks like an egg,” said Alexzarnder. “It looks like a potato,” said Jayda. “I think it has seeds inside,” said Sapphire. “It has a stalk and looks […]

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