Monday, October 9, 2017

Wahanga Wha - Welcome Back!

Tena koutou katoa e te Whanau.  Welcome back to kura!
I hope you have all had an enjoyable and restful break and are ready to begin Term 4.
Similar to the other 3 terms, this term (4) is also going to be a fun filled one. 
  • After school kapa haka is on Wednesdays at 3pm
  • Hats (Potae) not caps need to be worn at school this term 
  • Swimming  on Wednesdays and Thursdays so bring togs
  • Athletics is on Friday mornings - bring your running shoes 
  • Ukulele is at 12.50pm on Thursdays
  • Student Led Conferences are on again for a couple of weeks
  • Awesome too, Mr Wu is still with us for two more weeks 
  • There's also lots of other fun mahi to participate in too, Just watch the daily, weekly and online panui (notices).
Nga Mihi and Hei konei mai.....
Whaea Pam.

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Check out these photos of the visiting performance we had this week performing "Puss In Boots Pet Detective"

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Here are some clips from the Linton Camp School Matariki Festival we performed at last week.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Alien Visual Art Completed


have come to 

Te Kura o Urumutu 

and they are now hanging around

Te Akomanga Wha

In their water painting Visual Art mahi, 
did tamariki meet the Success Criteria?

This mahi is now complete, tamariki will peer assess and give positive feedback and feed forward...............

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Ruma 4 Aliens

Gym - Revele & Chasse

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Rolls: Tuck/ Hedgehog Roll
                      Pencil Roll
                      Dish Roll

                  Elephant Roll
                     Teddy Bear/Circle Roll

          Stretch Shape
               Straddle Shape
               Pike Shape
               Tuck Shape

       Step Hop


TWNoT have been learning about and how to do the above gymnastic rolls, shapes and more recently (yesterday - Friday 23rd June) tamariki were hardout learning travel moves - 'Ka mau te wehi' ('Awesome'). 
We all now know what releve and chasse are and can we pronounce them? Well - of course we can - now!
Tamariki continued to focus on: Control and Technique
In travel moves, were there any pointed toes? Mmmm. Well done to those tamariki who did point toes. Phew!!
Finally tamariki practised a routine of 3-4 different moves. 
Along with other children Elone, Mason and Kasey - 'woohoo' - gave an awesome presentation of their routine - Tino pai rawa!

       A Releve                                                         A Tuck /Roll


Matariki Whetu (Stars)

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The 25th June 2017 is Matariki (Maori New Year) so, "Nga           Mihi o te Tau Hou ki Nga Whanau Whanui katoa o 
                    Te Kura o Urumutu me Aotearoa hoki!

TWNoT as always has another BUSY wiki - 
Rapare 29th June - We have a haerenga to The Fitzherbert Cluster - Schools Matariki Kapa Haka Festival 
Ramere 30th June  - Our Matariki Shared lunch! 'REKA!'


Well, our Ms Donald has done it again! Ka pai you 
Ms Donald! Our TWNoT tamariki learnt how to make Matariki Whetu. This mahi included a combination of raranga (weaving) and of decorating using a tonne of GLITTER.  The Whetu looked ATAAHUA (BEAUTIFUl).
Visit our classrooms to see more & more & more....
Thank you again Ms Donald.


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Friday, June 16, 2017

Zodiac star constellations

Ruma Wha have been learning about Star Constellations. We were excited when the Star Lab came to Kura because we were able to see more clearly the star clusters and constellations such as Orion or Puanga. 
This mahi was presented at our assembly last week!  Ka mau te wehi!!!!!   AWESOME

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Monday, June 5, 2017

Dance Term 1:  Line dancing.  We were learning to keep in time with the music, with each other and remember the dance moves.  We also made up some dance moves of our own.  Ms Donald

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Planet Earth and Beyond - Zodiac Constellations

We have been learning about the Matariki Stars, also known as Pleiades and their importance to Maori. Matariki rises in the Eastern Sky on the 25th Pipiri 2017 - which is when Aotearoa Maori will celebrate "The Maori New Year". 
Look closely there may be a tira whetu  (star constellation) in the lower purapura whetu (star cluster).
Can you find one?

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

P.E: Our focus -  Small Ball Skills. 

Mrs Higginson and Ms Donald are our PE teachers in wiki tahi. Kia kaha & ka pai tamariki ma!!