Junior School

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 Term 1 2016 Junior Newsletter

Welcome to the Junior School webpage for 2017!


The junior students visited New World at Botany to learn about jobs. We learnt about the jobs that people do within the supermarket and we also walked around Botany Town Centre and looked at other jobs such as the florist, optometrist, pharmacist, baker, post office, hair dresser, real estate agent and many more. read more →

The juniors have been learning about time this week. Some of us made our own analogue clocks and then we tested our buddies knowledge by asking them to make different times on their clocks. Check out the photos of it below. read more →

Here are some photos from the 2017 Cultural Day read more →

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 →