Its that time of year again and we are full on preparing our exhibits. Lots of mess, paint, glue, imagination, satisfaction and pride are on display. I'm looking forward to the finished products.
As part of their home learning, Ruma Tui were asked to write an acrostic poem for Daffodil Day. Here are the results.
Poetry has been the name of the game in Ruma Tui lately as part of our Kotahitanga Unit. A list poem detailing who we need to be kind to and some found poems based on [...]
The chaos that is Ag Day has started! Ruma Tui students have been thinking about their indoor exhibits, planning in their books, gathering the bits and pieces that they need at home and bringing them [...]
Term 3 has started with a focus on knowing what we are learning, why we are learning it and what we need to learn next. The students are getting to know the learning progressions for [...]
Ruma Tui are thinking about how they treat other people. During the week we watched this wonderful video of Maya Angelou, who has inspired us to be a rainbow in somebody's cloud and to remember [...]
After the trip to the Elms, Tui have been learning about the history behind the battle of Gate Pa. Here is a piece of writing from Layla Battle of Gate Pa By Layla - [...]
This term Tui and Kiwi continue to focus on 'Living Sustainably', and it was so interesting to take a step back in time to see how people lived in the past and compare it to [...]
Last week we learnt how to count large amounts of things, and finished with a game of Rob the Nest. This week we are learning about integrity and responsibility, and played Rob the Nest to [...]
So the annual leaf count is on! Are there 1,000,000 leaves on the field? We got to about 10,000 and as we looked around we asked "Are there 100 more lots of 10,000 that we [...]
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