Be a Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud

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 [...]

By |2021-06-20T18:11:31+00:0020th June 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on Be a Rainbow in Somebody’s Cloud

Ruma Tui writing

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 - [...]

By |2021-06-11T16:15:54+00:0011th June 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on Ruma Tui writing

Rob the Nest with Kiwi Can

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 [...]

By |2021-05-21T10:06:33+00:0021st May 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on Rob the Nest with Kiwi Can

1,000,000 or not?

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 [...]

By |2021-05-14T17:45:02+00:0014th May 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on 1,000,000 or not?

Happy Mothers Day

The students in Ruma Tui were really excited to be able to celebrate their Mums today, and came up with some lovely cards that conveyed that message.  The messages of love and thankfulness were delightful, [...]

By |2021-05-07T18:25:58+00:007th May 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on Happy Mothers Day

Bean Planting

Just in time for the holidays, Ruma Tui got busy planting their beans and poppies (not pictured!).  The beans are beautifying the watertank which we see out of our window, so hopefully the bunnies don't [...]

By |2021-04-18T16:53:56+00:0018th April 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on Bean Planting

The lighthouse

  Ruma Tui have been learning about life in New Zealand in the 1800's and finished off reading and writing about a lighthouse incident.  Layla decided she was going to make hers a poem! She [...]

By |2021-04-16T17:55:11+00:0016th April 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on The lighthouse

When is a Vegetable not a Vegetable?

This is what Ruma Tui have been learning about this week. Having planted our beans and poppies seeds we’ve been investigating the plant life cycle. While classifying the plants we knew of, we realised that [...]

By |2021-04-02T14:20:42+00:002nd April 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on When is a Vegetable not a Vegetable?

Writing

This term the students in Ruma Tui have been working on their descriptive writing.  Here is a brilliant example from Stella Payne.   Christmas  When I woke up on christmas morning I ran to my [...]

By |2021-03-26T15:22:20+00:0026th March 2021|Ruma Tui|Comments Off on Writing
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