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And yet another visitor……..


We had another four legged visitor come to visit our classroom. This time it was Rico’s kitten Tama. He came to school in a cat cage. He is ginger and white and very cute! Thank you for bringing him in to visit our class Rico and Bernie. 🙂  

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Pukemokemoke Trip


We have been learning about native trees and plants and the reserve at Pukemokemoke this term. Finally it was Wednesday! We piled into parents cars and off we drove from school out to Pukemokemoke. It was a long way to the top, but what a magnificent view! On the way up to the lookout, we […]

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Apple Tasting


We ate some yummy apples. The juice dribbled down our chins. We saw the seeds inside. The seeds looked like a star. We saw the core inside. We love eating apples.

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Visiting Hamilton Gardens


We have been learning about plants and how they grow. We went to the Hamilton Gardens. We saw lots and lots of vegetables . We saw six kinds of kumaras growing in the Maori Gardens. We saw some huge pumpkins too. We saw the sunflowers that went flop. We loved our trip to the gardens. […]

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Pinecone Birds


We made amazing birds from pinecones. We learned about pinecone seeds. We added feathers, wings , beaks and eyes. We think they are fantastic.

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More Visitors…..


We have had more visitors…… Only this time the visitors to Room One, had four legs! Noah’s cat found a frog at home, which his family rescued. Noah brought it to school to share with us. The frog sat up on the cupboard shelf and watched us learn. 🙂 Thomas and his mum brought in their […]

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Acorn Planting


We have been learning about trees.            We found lots of acorn seeds at school, so we decided we would plant them and see how long they take to grow. We planted them on March 2nd 2016.

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A Special Visitor Comes To School


Last week Luca wrote Mrs Mangin a letter. Then…..             On Monday we had a special visitor come to visit our class – it was Mrs Mangin and her new baby son, Corbin. We enjoyed meeting Corbin. He was very quiet and so were we! Thank you for coming to visit […]

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Buddy Reading


Room 4 and Room 12 are enjoying their weekly buddy reading sessions.  We meet up every Friday for half an hour to support each other in our reading.  Here are some photos of today's session. Enjoy!
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Chrome Book Writing


Room Four have been enjoying working on the Chrome Books over the past two weeks. Here are some samples of published writing and a few photos.  Waitangi Weekend Fun On Waitangi Day we went to the pools at the Rec. We went in the pool and went swimming and diving off the diving board. I [...]
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