Junior School

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 Term 1 2016 Junior Newsletter

Welcome to the Junior School webpage for 2017!


The juniors visited the Howick Historical Village last week to learn about toys from the past. We rotated around a range of activities where we learnt about indoor toys, outdoor toys, games that children used to play and we also had a chance to explore the buildings and exhibits around the village. The children were able.. read more →

For book week we had some authors and illustrators come and visit us. One of them was Erin Devlin who is an author and puppet maker. Erin used her puppets to tell us some of the stories that she has written. We all loved listening to Erin’s stories and some of us even got to.. read more →

The Auckland Theatre Company came and performed their version of Maui and the Sun to the junior school. The performance involved singing, puppets and a wide range of instruments. We were all engaged throughout the performance and found it very funny. ; read more →

This term some of the junior classes have been learning about metaphors as part of a New Zealand wide writing activity. We were given postcards which we had to write a metaphor about ourselves on. We also had to complete a big poster about Room 6. We then posted our postcards and poster to another school.. read more →

The junior school have been learning about how we can keep our oceans clean for the animals. One way we have learnt about is to keep our drains clean because everything that goes into our drain eventually makes it way to the ocean. So we have been thinking about what things are allowed down the drains… read more →

The Junior school visited Auckland Zoo and learnt about seabirds and how we can keep the oceans and beaches clean to save our seabirds and also about native New Zealand birds. Look at the photos below.   read more →

On Friday the 11th of November the junior school had their cross country. Look at the photos below. read more →

The Year 2 children spent one day this term in the technology room. They were involved in sawing, sanding, painting and putting holes into the wood to make a set of dominoes.  The dominoes are in the classroom and the children will enjoy using them. Have a look at the photos of the children in action. read more →