Monday, December 12, 2011

Joyful Joyful


The fantastic students from Rooms 6, 7 and 8 danced to Joyful Joyful in this years Junior Prize giving.  The dance was opened up by the angel dancers then later entertained by team 2 and the cool rappers.
Well done Team 2 on an amazing performance.

Monday, November 21, 2011

Day and Night


The Room 8 kids have been working hard on their animations about day and night.  They have also been working hard on their Jackson 5 dance moves.  Please watch our cool movie all about day and night.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

New Zealand's Junior Masterchef



What is your favourite food? Mrs Tuala loves to eat chicken curry and rice.  We love food and our class have created a movie called New Zealand's Junior Masterchef.  We hope you enjoy watching our movie.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Toma's Rugby animation

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Here is Toma's rugby animation he created in Term 3.   Well done Toma.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

Ball Kicking skills in Room 8



In Physical Education this term we are learning ball skills in preparation for the sport Aussie rules.  This week we focussed on ball kicking skills and we had so much fun learning about drop kicks.
Please watch our movie about ball kicking in Room 8.

Friday, August 26, 2011

Room 8's movie: The Haka

Room 8 are fans of the famous New Zealand All Blacks. They have created a movie about the 'Haka' - which is an important ritual for the All Blacks before matches.
Watch and be entertained by the clever kids from Room 8.

Thursday, August 4, 2011

TJ's Recycling animation









Here is TJ's Recycling animation that he made in Term 2. Keep up the good work TJ!

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Izac's Recycling animation

Here is Izac's Recycling animation that he made in Term 2. Keep up the good work Izac!
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Toma's Recycling animation









Here is Toma's Recycling animation that he made in Term 2. Keep up the good work Toma!
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Taiaha's Animation about Recycling









Here is Taiaha's Recycling animation that he made in Term 2. Keep up the good work Taiaha!
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Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Immersion Assembly

Some students from Room 8 have written interesting paragraphs about our Immersion assembly. Listen as they share their stories. Keep up the good work Room 8!

Immersion Assembly from Mrs Tuala on Vimeo.

Rugby World Cup 2011

Mrs Tuala and Room 8 have been waiting in anticipation for The Rugby World cup 2011. This Term our whole school topic is: Keep your eye on the ball. The beginning of the term kicked off with an amazing Immersion assembly by the teachers. Mrs Tuala is from Samoa - and she was all decked up in Samoan flag colours to celebrate and promote her country. We will be learning some amazing and exciting things this term about countries participating in the Rugby World Cup, so be sure to keep visiting our blog.

Keep your eye on the ball from Mrs Tuala on Vimeo.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

In writing we have been creating exciting sentences using interesting word groups.

Come and listen to Trinity's sentence about our trip to the Visy recycling centre. Well done Trinity!
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

In writing we have been creating exciting sentences using interesting word groups.
Come and listen to April's sentence about our trip to the Visy recycling centre. Well done April!
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Thank you letters to the parents

In writing this week we have been writing thank you letters to all our parent helpers, who had come on our Team 2 trip to the Visy recycling centre.

Come and listen to what Sulieti has said. Well done Sulieti!
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Thank you letters to our Parents.

In writing this week we have been writing thank you letters to all our parent helpers, who had come on our Team 2 trip to the Visy recycling centre.

Come and listen to what Nikau has said. Well done Nikau!
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Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Bigger, better, stronger, faster

This term our whole school topic is called, Bigger, better, stronger, faster!. It is a technology unit and team 2 are focussing on recycling in our school. So far we have had so much fun, learning about different materials and sorting out recyclables. Keep visiting our blog to find out some of the exciting learning we'll be doing this term.
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Room 8 have identified a problem in our school rubbish bins. We have found a lot of plastic recyclables been thrown into the bin instead of a recycling bin. We also visit the Visy recycling centre to find out what happens to our recyclables after it has left our school.
Please watch our movie and let us know your thoughts about the importance of recycling.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Tent City at Pt England School

This is Taiaha's paragraph about Tent City. Listen as he shares his thoughts.
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Tent City at Pt England School

Earlier this term our senior school held a camp on our school field. Room 8's classroom was right next to tent city and we could smell some delicious smells.
Come and read some of our thoughts about tent city and that delicious smell.
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Monday, April 4, 2011

Our Trip to Ambury Farm

On Tuesday 29th March, the team 2 classes at our school went on a trip to Ambury Farm. The weather was lovely and warm, and we had a fantastic time learning about farm animals. We had to remember to use 'The Pt England Way', like using our manners, putting our rubbish in the bin and walking sensibly around the farm. Here is a slideshow showing some of the cool things we did and saw. At the moment we are working on our recount stories of our farm trip, so watch this space. Please enjoy, watch and leave us a comment about our trip to Ambury Farm.
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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Self Portraits

In Art this term we have been focussing on Self Portraits. First we practiced many times pencil drawings of our face. Next we used a black felt to go over the outline then we coloured in our self portraits with crayon. Finally we dyed the background. We had alot of fun creating our Self Portraits. Please check it out and leave a comment of your thoughts of our beautiful art work.

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Our Messages to the people of Christchurch

Room 8 have been deeply touched by the Christchurch disaster. We have written some messages of support and love to the people of Christchurch. Our movie begins with a message from Seepa who has moved to Auckland from Christchurch.
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Welcome to Malachai from Room 8.

Malachai has come from Lea Bank School in Manurewa. Have a fantastic year Malachai!

Welcome to Steven from Room 8.

Welcome to Steven from Room 8.

Steven has come from Niue. Have a fantastic year Steven!


Welcome to Seepa from Room 8.

Welcome to Seepa from Room 8.

Seepa has come from St Joseph's School in Christchurch. Have a fantastic year Seepa!



Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Welcome to Bradley from Room 8.

Welcome to Bradley from Room 8.

Bradley has come from St Patricks School. Have a fantastic year Bradley!

Welcome to Patrick from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Patrick! You can view Patrick's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Machelle from Room 8.

Welcome to Machelle from Room 8.
Have a fantastic year Machelle! You can view Machelle’s work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Daniel from Room 8.

Welcome to Daniel from Room 8.

Daniel has come from Glenbrae School. Have a fantastic year Daniel!

Monday, February 21, 2011

Welcome to Aidan from Room 8.

Welcome to Aidan from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Aidan! You can view Aidan's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Izac from Room 8.

Welcome to Izac from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Izac! You can view Izac's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Sulieti from Room 8.

Welcome to Sulieti from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Sulieti! You can view Sulieti's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Shahid from Room 8.

Welcome to Shahid from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Shahid! You can view Shahid's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to TJ from Room 8.

Welcome to TJ from Room 8.

ave a fantastic year TJ! You can view TJ'S work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Jasmin from Room 8.

Welcome to Jasmin from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Jasmin! You can view Jasmin's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Jared from Room 8.

Welcome to Jared from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Jared! You can view Jared's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Nikau from Room 8.

Welcome to Nikau from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Nikau! You can view Nikau's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Sabrina from Room 8.

Welcome to Sabrina from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Sabrina! You can view Sabrina's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to April from Room 8.

Welcome to April from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year April! You can view April's work from last year by clicking here.


Welcome to Trinity from Room 8.

Welcome to Trinity from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Trinity! You can view Trinity's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Toma from Room 8.

Welcome to Toma from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Toma! You can view Toma's work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Kaitlynne from Room 8.

Welcome to Kaitlynne from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Kaitlynne! You can view Kaitlynne's work from last year by clicking here.


Welcome to Raewen from Room 8.

Welcome to Raewen from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Raewen! You can view Raewen's work from last year by clicking here.



Welcome to Shyla from Room 8.

Welcome to Shyla from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Shyla! You can view Shyla’s work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Venolia from Room 8.

Welcome to Venolia from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Venolia! You can view Venolia’s work from last year by clicking here.


Welcome to Melaia from Room 8.

Welcome to Melaia from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Melaia! You can view Melaia’s work from last year by clicking here.

Welcome to Kesomi from Room 8.

Welcome to Kesomi from Room 8.

Have a fantastic year Kesomi! You can view Kesomi’s work from last year by clicking here.


Welcome to Zachariah from Room 8.

Welcome to Zachariah from Room 8.
Have a fantastic year Zachariah. You can view Zachariah's work from last year by clicking here.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Welcome to Room 8

Welcome to Taiaha from Room 8.
Have a fantastic year Taiaha. You can view Taiaha's work from last year by clicking here.