Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Financial Literacy with PWC (Price Waterhouse Cooper)

PWC FLiP - Financial Literacy Programme

We are fortunate to have PWC (Price Waterhouse Cooper) come to our class for a financial literacy programme called FLiP. We had the first session today and learnt about MONEY. In particular, how to save money and how to reduce expenses. Also a little bit about Kiwi Saver.

Wednesday, 5 July 2017


Congratulations to Dawn and Jazahra for helping their younger buddy presenting assembly. You were great role models and support for them.

Friday, 30 June 2017

Matariki Celebration

We celebrated Matariki by inviting our community to see our Kapa Haka group perform and also display some of the work that we have been doing. It was a fantastic evening with great support from the whanau of our tamariki.


Sunday, 25 June 2017


Survival Skills

The last 2 days of swimming lessons have been about survival skills. 
It is important to know what to do in the water.

Wednesday, 14 June 2017


We have started swimming lessons. This is a very important part of the Physical Education programme and we are lucky to have DASH swim school instructors to take the lessons.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

Samoan Language Week

Pohutukawa learning the Sasa. 

Thanks Whaea Bex for finding the videos for us.

Monday, 29 May 2017

Thursday, 11 May 2017

Indoor Fitness

Wet Weather PE

Room 10 trying out a new game of  where they go from being an egg -> chicken -> dinosaur -> to a superhero. Very entertaining and noisy at the same time.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Get New Zealand Writing

We have joined in with thousands of other schools in the "Get New Zealand Writing" programme. Our school we are partnered with is Clive School, Hastings. We received their lovely package this week and had to finish off our one in return. Here we are working on the poem.

In our think groups we had to find words that appealed to us. Then we got all these words together and as a class selected what we wanted to use. At first it all looked a bit random but with all our ideas, this is what we came up with.


This a creative way of doing poetry.

Here is our full poster that was sent on Friday with the poem and also the postcards.
We hope that Clive School likes it


Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Capital E Festival of the Arts

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Mahana and Ethan getting musical.
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Ready for the next show.

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Making everything clean.
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Manaia and Xavier in the action.
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Hold hands and take a bow!

Friday, 17 March 2017