Category: Fiona Griffin

Y is for yacht

In Room 15 learning is fun! We learn our letter-sounds by creating and making things.

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Construction Master Class

One of the Master Classes that children in the Poihipi Team have been electing to participate in this term is Construction in Room 15.

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Ice Cream Parlour

Room 15 & 16 talked about the different flavours and the different ways we eat ice cream.

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Design a Christmas tree

We had a wonderful opportunity to take part in the Towncentre Taupo Plywood 3D Christmas Tree Project. These recycled plywood boards were delivered to us ready for painting. A group of passionate designers and painters took on this challenge.

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Flag Pole STEM Challenge

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and their flag. Students had to colour in the flag using the correct colours and then attach it to an ice block stick flag pole.

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Music, Movement and Drama

An enthusiastic group of year 0 and 1 students embarked on an exploration of music, movement and drama for our passion project.

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Amazing Mandala Art

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and we have looked at some of the beautiful art that is done in India.

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Our New Class

The gorgeous children from Room 11 and 16 are in their new classroom and they love it!

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Dancing Ghosts… Woooooo

After several demonstrations, the children learnt how to create static energy themselves, by rubbing an inflated balloon, vigorously, up and down their school polar fleeces.

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