Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Swimsafe at Water World

In term 3 the  middle syndicate have been walking to Water World to learn to swim properly because every kiwi kid Swims in Lakes,Pools,Rivers And The Ocean So We Might Lose Kids By Drowning And We will Have less kiwi Kids in New Zealand So That is why We need to learn to Swim. on Thursday room 8 got to swim in the deep pool and at the end of our lesson we got to jump in the pool splash!!!

Monday, August 22, 2016


Each morning we start the day in a positive way by doing 20 minutes of circuit fitness.

Healthy eating With Diane

In room 8  we had Diane from project energise visit us in class. She told us all about healthy eating and the healthy kings of foods we should have in our lunchbox each day. 


Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Construction of 3D shapes

Constructing 3D shapes out of matchsticks and playdough is quite tricky. Can you spot the cube, triangular prism and pyramid. 3D shapes all have faces (the flat surfaces), edges (the lines joining the faces) and vertices (the corners).

Saturday, June 25, 2016

Wheels Day

Scooters, skateboards, bikes, carts, roller blades and helmets. Here are some action shots of Room 8 participating in wheels day. And 'no' there weren't any serious collisions or broken bones as a result! 

Poetry Week

In Term 2 Room 8 enjoyed participating in school wide poetry week. We made up lots of silly alliteration sentences like;

Tom and Tyler from Thailand travelled to Time-zone to play table tennis at the talent tournament 


Ben and Britney from Brazil brought Bats for breakfast but Britany Bommited bits of bat back into her bowl!

and we made onomatopoeia poems with lots of exciting sounds

and we described every day objects  in poetic ways

shiny handles with raging blades
a machine gun ready to fire
blades spinning furiously
ready to whip the cream

Bread  Knife
long, thin with a thick handle
reminds me of a crocodile
with jagged teeth about to
attack a loaf of bread

and we created shape poems

Many of the class also recited poems at the poetry cafe to an audience of parents. Here is a sample