Room 16 is comprised of eighteen year one students who are 5 years old. They wish to share their learning with you.

Tuesday, 30 April 2019

Happy To Be Back!

The children were so happy to be back at school for term 2 that they were sitting on the mat ready to start the day even before the bell went!
A happy bunch of children ready to learn.

Friday, 26 April 2019

Swimming Like Fish

In term one the children had 8 swimming lessons at the Glen Innes pools.  They enjoyed walking over each day for their lesson. Thanks to the Glen Innes pool instructors.


Wednesday, 24 April 2019

Isabella's and Ace's Stories

Ace's story and picture about fencing in the year one play area. 
I looked at the men and I went back with my friend (at lunchtime) By Isabella


Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Filipo's Hyperstudio Drawing

Filipo made a picture of his house using hyperstudio.  "It is a bit tricky drawing with the mouse instead of your fingers like on the iPad", said Filipo

Monday, 22 April 2019

Easter Hats and Treats

We made some lovely Easter cards for our families and decorated some hats to wear for the last assembly for term 1.


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Sunday, 21 April 2019

Duffy Award Winner For Week 10 Term 1

Corenilias has been working hard to get his Inquiry project finished so he was awarded the Duffy Award for week 10 of Term 1.  He also shared his book with us and we learnt some fascinating facts about spiders.

Saturday, 20 April 2019

Making Tall Towers


Ofili and Ace decided to make a tall tower out of Duplo to pass the time during a recent wet lunchtime.

Friday, 19 April 2019

A Lunchbox Hero Winner

Ofili was lucky to have his name drawn out of the lunchbox Hero draw box.  He chose a bunch of bananas.

Thursday, 18 April 2019

Bike Riding at Lunchtime

With the finer days, lunch time bike riding has been popular.
Filipo on a bike enjoying lunchtime bike riding

Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Making the Year One Area


We went and watched the workmen putting up a fence to enclose the Year One playing area.  The workmen needed to dig big holes to put the fence posts up but it didn't take long before there was a fence and gates making us a nice safe area.

Khittamai shows us the big holes for the posts.

Harmeny and Corenilias at the gate to the new Year One area.

Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Putting to use our iPad skills.

In Maths we have been learning a quicker way of counting.  We had races and counting in twos is much quicker.  To practise counting in twos and to use all our iPad skills we took a photo of our friends.  We lassoed around the face and put the photos into a blank document so that we could count how many eyes 4 friends had.  It was a fun activity.

Isabella taking a photo of Ace

Filipo with his work

Monday, 15 April 2019

Team One Award winners for Week 9

Aj and Ofili were the Team One Award winners for week 9.  They have both been trying hard "to finish it off properly" getting tasks done before the end of term.

Sunday, 7 April 2019

Many Hands Make Light Work

Following up our topic of All about Me in Inquiry, at Makerspace this week the children made a house and decorated it.  This involved measuring as well as craft skills such as folding and cutting.  The children were excited to be able to bring the house back to the class.
Gluing tiles to the roof
Utukura making his family
Ofili with a little family member

Saturday, 6 April 2019

Mele's Duffy Certificate

Mele is a kind and caring member of Room 16 and was awarded term 1week 9's Duffy Certificate.

Tuesday, 2 April 2019

Haircut Time

Filipo and Ofili both arrived at school sporting new haircuts.  "I went and had my haircut,"said Filipo.  "So did I!" said Ofili.  Your new haircuts look good.

Monday, 1 April 2019

Same! Same!

Spiderman lunch boxes are very popular in Room 16 as Ofili, Filipo, Utukura and Darren show off their lunchboxes.
From left to right - Utukura, Filipo, Darren and Ofili