Thursday, July 26, 2018
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
On the last day of term I brought Willow to school. She is 6 months old and very cute. My students have been hanging out to meet her. The students learned how to make her sit and lay down. Some students were successful in doing this , Maddie was very good and was able to give Willow a treat. The students got to walk her a short distance and brush her coat.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Team 2 went to MOTAT this term as part of our inquiry into simple machines.
We piled into 2 buses with teachers and our lovely support staff and parents. We got to MOTAT and met with our guide Abbey who looked after us throughout the day.
We explored MOTAT looking at how simple machines have helped people in everyday life.
The education lesson with Abbey was fun because the students were able to carefully use some simple machines to help us make things. We put wheels on boards, we made lots of gears turn at once we also used tools to make a skateboard for the stuffed animals.
MOTAT was so much fun.
Saturday, June 23, 2018
Thursday, May 17, 2018
We have been learning about how simple machines help us in the physical world. Our news looks at how a pulley makes it easier to lift heavy loads. Mr Jacobsen came to our space with his pulley and attached it to a bean in our space. We all got a turn at pulling up a bucket full of books. We tried lifting the bucket without the pulley and it was very hard. When we used the pulley it was much easier because Mr Jacobsen said that there are actually 2 ropes helping to lift the load.
We had a really cool afternoon. Thank you Mr Jacobsen for coming to our space.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018
This is our new space. We have four teaching spaces, a big area in the middle to come together for team assemblies, a blue screen for movie making and even a kitchen. Ms Gaston is enjoying cooking with her cooking club on Friday's. Mrs Carter and her gardening club are planting flowers to make our space extra beautiful.
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
Today for writing Room 25 and Ms Tumahai made play dough. Ms Tumahai made some kakariki (green), Whero (red), Kowhai (yellow) and kikorangi (blue) 4 different colous. The play dough was very sticky Eleni said the play dough was' squishy ' We had so much fun rolling and using the Ginger bread and Butterfly cutters. We then took a photo on our ipads and wrote about what we did.
The Duffy Theatre came to Pt England school to entertain us today with their amazing singing, acting and their really cool props. This year their message was about being Kind and caring, brave and strong. I like the Duffy song and this year the girls did sign language while they sang. I thought the teacher was funny too.
What's in your lunchbox today?
2016 Manaiakalani Movie from Room 26 about our Olympic Champions
We were invited to have breakfast in the green room one day. Ms Tumahai had set a table with lots of yummy food. But there was something...
We have been learning about how simple machines help us in the physical world. Our news looks at how a pulley makes it easier to lift h...