Planning to be Better Writers

From here, students could choose to do a picture plan to organise their ideas for writing or just write. Read more about 'Planning to be Better Writers '...

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Love Red Dot Tree

Rikihana knows hows to be successful and is ready to write about the Red Dot TreeFarewell My Red Dot Tree By Mrs SpragueSomething has happened, something has changed. Read more about 'Love Red Dot Tree'...

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Wai Challenges

The Key competencies participating and contributing, and thinking were extended. Students gained a lot of ideas by looking at each other's creations, and they had lots of questions. Read more about 'Wai Challenges'...

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Welcoming new whanau

Our powhiri are led by senior members of our school kapa haka group. These leaders are trained by our kapa haka tutor and lead teacher of Maori and change at... Read more about 'Welcoming new whanau'...

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Art in the Park Sculpture Trail

What do hubcaps, gardening tools, old milk bottles, egg cartons, cans, buttons, pipe cleaners, toothpicks, melted plastic and recycled wood all have in common? Well, they are just some of... Read more about 'Art in the Park Sculpture Trail'...

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Beginning Writers - What to Expect in Year One

There are two schools of thought currently in schools. The first is that students are encouraged to 'write' a story from when they start school and then the teacher scribes... Read more about 'Beginning Writers - What to Expect in Year One'...

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Education Outside the Classroom - Room 15’s Art Adventure

Often we think of school camps for more senior students when we think of Education Outside the Classroom, but it can be as simple as Bike Taupo coming to school... Read more about 'Education Outside the Classroom - Room 15’s Art Adventure'...

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Blooming Lovely

Our Inquiry had an art focus. Each class in the school was to present an installation around an idea or concept for Art in the Park. Read more about 'Blooming Lovely'...

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