Monday, 8 December 2014

CO2 Cars!

After we had a fabulous morning of athletics we went and watched Stephen's class race the CO2 cars they have been making. They went super fast and it was great to watch! 

Tuesday, 2 December 2014

Belinda the Cow!

Wow amazing play Room 8 Learning Linx! Your acting was fantastic and what super props!

Tuesday, 18 November 2014

Firewise Visit

We have been learning about being 'Firewise'. Yesterday the fire fighters came and visited us and we shared our learning with them. We practised how to 'Get down! Get low! and Get out -fast!'. After that we went outside and had a look at the fire engine. It had lots of different sized hoses and a very long ladder on the top of the truck. Fireman Shaun showed us all the special protective clothing that he wears when he is fighting fires. At the very end we all got a chance to go onto the fire engine and have a quick look. Enjoy watching the video of our exciting visit!

Sunday, 16 November 2014

The concert

Caleb was amazing playing his ukelele on Friday in front if the school. We also enjoyed Luca and Toby performing in Kapa Haka! Well done! 

Thursday, 13 November 2014

Monday, 3 November 2014

Mr McGee and the Biting Flea

Today we went to the Regent and watched a stage show called 'Mr McGee and the Biting Flea'. There were 5 different stories that the actors 'acted out and sang' for us. Here are some of our favourite or funniest parts of the show.

Amy, Helna, Jorja and many other children thought this was their favourite part of the show! "I liked it when the flea came over and bit Mr McGee and he had to take off his clothes. It was sooo funny!" Toby: I liked it when the King got fatter and fatter.
 Charlotte: It was funny when Tom dressed up as a girl. He sounded like a lady and the cow thought he was a girl!
Sienna: My favourite was the whole show because it was so fun. Jemma: It was funny when Mr McGee was naked but he had suitcases hiding himself!
Emily: The King was funny when he cried because he didn't have any food.
Jodeci: Alexander duck fell into the hole!
Caleb: It was funny when the cow kicked the bucket away.
Luca: I enjoyed it when the 2 people dressed up as a cow and kicked the bucket away.
Kingston: When the duck floated up in the water and popped out!

Kids Can Cook

Toby was our amazing Sous Chef. All of the children watched Chris cook crepes and then we all got to have a taste. We went into the school garden and picked silver beet, parsley and spring onions. This was chopped up and mixed with grated apple. The crepes were rolled up with the filling inside and then copped into bite size pieces for us to try. They were delicious!!!

Sunday, 21 September 2014

Sharing Time

Our wonderful handwriting!

We have been practising our handwriting on the whiteboards, working with different letter shapes, letter size and fast words. Look at our fabulous effort!

Turbos Visit

Antonio from the Turbos took us for some fitness last week! We think we are great rugby players!!

What a star Jaxon!

Tino pai rawa Jaxon! What an amazing rugby player you are! Jaxon was awarded player of the year for his rugby team! What a fantastic achievement. An All Black in the making I think!!!

Busy, busy, busy!

Gosh, what has happened to the last couple of weeks! We have been super busy doing so much learning and getting ready for our Home Led Conferences this week. One of the Turbo's players came in to visit us last week and we got to do some fitness with him. Today the Ross Intermediate Road Show performed at school. It was fabulous to see some of our 'old' RSS students dancing and singing. What a great snippet of some of the amazing things children can do at intermediate!

Reflecting on Term 3

We had a reflective chat about some of the favourite things we have done this term. Here are some of the ideas the children shared:

I liked it when I dressed up as Pocohontas  for Book Character Day. ( Sienna)

I liked being batman on book day. (Caleb)

Writing time - because I like writing stories about dress up day. ( Toby)

I like playing in the playground on the swings. - (Jorja)

Dressing up as a fairy princess has been one of my favourite things to do. ( Victoria)

I liked my muscle spiderman. The man was bad. ( William)

I liked dressing up as cat woman. ( Emily)

I liked Discovery Time because I liked dressing up as superman using the dress ups. (Luca)

My favourite thing is going on the slide. (Amy)

I like learning new words. ( Jodeci)

I liked it when Helna’s mum came to visit our class and I loved her banana chips. ( Charlotte)

At play I liked playing on the swings with my friend Jorja. ( Kaliyah)

I like playing on my bike with Jemma and Jorja and Helna. (Riley)

My favourite thing is writing. I am good at writing because I do finger spacing. ( Jaxon)

I like playing with Jorja and Helna. (Jemma)

Luca is coming to my house to have a playdate today. ( Kingston)

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Brilliant Banana Poems

We have been learning to draw pictures that match our poem of the week. We have been learning to draw shapes and then colour neatly inside them so the colours are nice and bold. Look at our brilliant banana poem pictures!

Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Mana Motuhake - Self Awareness

Our key value this term has been Mana Motuhake - Self Awareness. We have been playing and learning alongside the Busy Bees and have been doing activities that show us demonstrating Mana Motuhake.