Friday, 24 March 2017

Adapted Sports Day at Mt. Roskill Primary School.

Two of our students from Room 23, Fadil Hasan and Clarke Wairepo competed in the Adapted Sports Day competition at Mount Roskill Primary School on Friday 24th March, 2017. It was a great day had by everyone.

And the students are off into the unknown ... who will win?

A quick look at the venue.

Miss Ivory giving Clarke a pep talk.

Photo opp with the competitors

Clarke having a go at this activity.

Clarke was presented with the Billy Sullivan Cup for sportsmanship. It was presented to him by Jesse Reynolds, one of New Zealand's paralympians who competed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2016.

Clarke's name engraved on the Billy Sullivan cup. This cup gets kept in the staffroom until next year when it goes up for offer again to all the competitors.

Clarke's personal trophy to take home for him to keep.

Room 23 happy and supportive of Clarke's awesome win.

Monday, 13 March 2017

Class Badges

Along with doing tie dye, we also created badges as a part of recount writing. Each student was given a sample piece of paper to create their badge and here are some examples of what they came up wtih.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Water Sports

The lovely Miss Vaotu'ua, our teacher in charge of sports organised a fun filled day of water activities for the entire school. The weather had just held off enough for everyone to enjoy the day. By far, the most exciting activity of the day was the water slide.

Room 23 vs Room 22 playing Rob The Nest.

Green is our classroom's colour. Here's a student playing in style.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Figure Me Out

To get Room 23 thinking about numbers and how they relate to their lives, we did an activity called "Figure Me Out." The ideas was to create an equation using either addition, subtraction, multiplication or division to answer questions about themselves. See some examples below.

Our maths wall featuring the children's Figure Me Out posters.

How many Star Wars cards does this student have?

How many letters in this student's name?

What month is this student's birthday?

How many people live in this person's house?

Monday, 6 March 2017

Tie Dye Pāreu

To help students with their recount writing, we did tie dying. The process of tie dying enabled the children to visualise the order in which they created their own piece of tie dyed material from the very start. We had a plain white piece of poplin, we used 2 of 3 colours (yellow, red & blue), salt and safety pins. Since the weather has been spectacular lately, we decided to take advantage of the sun and create art for the purpose of aiding the students with their writing.

These are the final products all folded up.

Here are some examples splayed out to see the effects of their handiwork.