Colour your day…

On Friday we had a mufti day at school for COLOUR YOUR DAY, a fundraiser for St Johns. Our students were allowed to be colourful and they really enjoyed being out of uniform, while also supporting this great cause. Here are Room 10 and Piwakawaka being colourful!

The little house that we built…

On Tuesday we worked with Room 9 as a tuakanateina experience. We were working on a challenge where we had to make a house for one of the 3 little pigs, but our house was made of toothpicks and jelly beans! We had to make it tall enough so the little pig could stand up,…

Pizza Times with Room 11!

We were really lucky this week to be invited to Room 11 on Friday for a big surprise. We arrived to find that we were making…PIZZA! Miss Romeyn and Mrs Trebes had sorted everything! We worked in teams together to put toppings on the pizza bases and then while they were cooking in the oven…

Rain!!!!!

On Wednesday at morning tea we had rain for the first time in ages! The children all acted as if they hadn’t seen rain before so we just had to write down what we thought about the rain. Here are our stories…

The Piwakawaka and Pukeko Biathlon

On Thursday the students in Piwakawaka and Pukeko had a Biathlon. The objective was to be active, try something new and to have fun. The students all tried their best, and at the end everyone received a special “medal” for their efforts. We were very lucky to have some awesome Year 6 helpers around our…

Reading Stories in Room 10

This week we had a visitor in our class…Mr Byers!  He tries to visit us every morning but this time he read us a story- Things in the Sea are Touching Me! by Linda Jane Keegan. What Mr Byers didn’t know was that we LOVE this story and when it got to this page we…

Crickets!

At the moment our world here at school is full of crickets! We are finding them everywhere so we decided to have a closer look and find out a bit more about these interesting insects. We had to notice things, and look closely and wonder… Here is the progression of our learning throughout the week……

Our Friendship Tree!

Part of our learning at Stanley Avenue School is to form a class treaty at the start of each year. In Room 10 this is especially important as we are all starting school for the first time and we are trying to work out what we need to do at school to work and play…

We made Fruit Salad!

On Wednesday we made Fruit Salad! We did a lot of talking during this experience, about the size of the fruit, its colour, what was inside it and how to prepare it so we could make our fruit salad. We had to take follow instructions, take turns, share with others and use our manners. Some…