Family Art Work with Mrs Preston

Mrs Preston was working with Room 10 on Friday and together they made these beautiful mixed media art pieces of their families. You are all very clever!

Book Fair Dress Up Day

Mrs Preston took a photo of the Room 10 students on Book Fair Dress Up Day. They could come as a character from a book or their favoutite animal. They looked awesome!

Learner of the week: Week 8

This week Cleo has been trying hard to learn letters of the alphabet, starting with those in her name, and how to write them. Keep trying hard Cleo!

We made a map!

This week we were watching a story and the characters were making a map. Miriam asked, “Can we make one of those?” and the next day we did! This is a map of our town, Te Aroha. We included the locations named in our whakatauki (also the names of our waka teams), as well as…

Welcome to Room 10!

Rocko started in Room 10 with us this week. He has lots of family at school with him so he knows our school really well. Rocko has had a great first week, and we are glad you are here!

Wig Wednesday

Today was Wig Wednesday and we had a wig day, wacky hair day and waka team colour dress up day. All the proceeds are going to the Child Cancer Charity, a cause dear to our schools’ hearts. Here are the Piwakawaka team this morning, looking very colourful!

Whakatauki Learning and Waka Teams

As part of our learning this week we have started to learn the school whakatauki and how the waka teams are woven into it. We have also been learning which waka teams we belong to, as part of being connected at Stanley Avenue School. We have made a display for our room so that we…


We have been learning our colours this week. We have been finding objects using specific colours , and then describing the objects and their colours. We have been learning colour songs and reading colour books as well. We found a youtube song that we liked, and then we made our own song using the same…

Learner of the Week: Week 6

Amaiya was chosen by Mrs Corrigan for being a good fried and working hard on all her class activities. Keep trying hard!

Playing with Zero Waste Toys

This week we had two sessions with the Zero Waste Educator and today she let us play with toys, all made from recycled items. We had lots of fun trying new toys and seeing how we can reuse items for a new purpose.