Classroom Blogs

Puddle Fun

When the temperature is still warm and the rain is pouring what better thing to do than have a puddle swim! Certainly and handful of kids from R4 thought so….  

Netball with the Ngatea Ladies

We were lucky enough to have some ladies come from Ngatea today to teach us some netball skills and show us the new 5 aside game.  We are all such great netballers with awesome skills.  We were even told that great basketball players sometimes start out with netball – using some similar skills.


What a great week it was having come to our school.  Everyone loves him and he is so much fun.  While was with us we learnt all about REDUCING,  REUSING and RECYCLING.  We learned how we can reduce our rubbish by reusing and recycling things. First of all we looked at’s rubbish.  Some […]

Music and Movement

In the Discoverers Room we LOVE our music and movement sessions each day.  It’s a great warm up for the day and everybody gets involved.  Here are some pictures of us “moving” around and having “fun”.         We also do music in our Kapahaka lessons with Whaea Kim on Fridays.  In this […]

X Man

This week X man has been at school teaching us about the need to reduce our rubbish. We looked at all the ways we can RECYCLE things we have finished with. We looked at hundreds of his worm friends from his compost bin and found out how good it is to COMPOST our fruit and […]

Fabulous Fridays

On Friday mornings we practice self management strategies. Those of us who have used our time wisely get to choose an activity from around the room. Here are some EXPLORERS in action…                                                     […]


HI THERE EVERYONE! This week we had X-man come to visit! It was so much fun. We talked about re-using items so that we reduce the rubbish in our beautiful country!!! One X-mans last visit we reused old t-shirts. We turned them into bags! We had to use the scissors carefully as cutting the fabric […]


Hi, Welcome to the Discoverers Room for 2017.  We are looking forward to a fun year and are all geared up ready for learning. Things have been pretty busy for us already this term.  We all participated in our first triathlon which everyone absolutely loved.  We have also just had our swimming expo where we […]


HI THERE EVERYONE, Last week we had a sleepover in the Pathfinders class. This really really was so much fun! We had  huge waterslide (thanks Mrs Trousdale), a BBQ dinner of hamburgers – so yummy – then we played the marshmellow game!!!!!  Some kids got lots of 6’s on the dice and some….not so many!!!!! […]

Meet the Explorers 2017

Welcome to our class blog. We are a fabulous group of Year 2 & 3 children who are eager to learn and settling in well to the school year. We have had an exciting start to the year with lots of things happening so far this term. We had a great day participating in our […]