Sunday, November 30, 2014

Holiday Competition

Click on the link below to find out more about a competition that involves taking a photo, drawing a picture or describing your favourite outdoor spot.

Top Outdoor Spot Competition

Monday, November 24, 2014

White Ribbon Rolling Haka

Te Roopu Patu walked to Fergusson Intermediate this morning to support the White Ribbon campaign- anti violence towards women. Our Mahi Toi boys led a haka.

Pencil Sketching

This was the best profile sketch from Room 6 this year. We'll done Jessica!

Friday, November 21, 2014

Tunnel Gully

Travelling on the bus...

Walking through the bush...

Taking time for a break...

Preparing to build shelters...

Enjoying the finished product...

Thursday, November 20, 2014


Today we researched how yachts work and what parts of a yacht are named, then we designed and made one using ice cream container lids, straws, plastic bags, tape, blue tac, newspaper, string and BBQ skewers. We tried sailing them in the school pool.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

BP Technology Challenge

Here's the competition!

And here's the groups...

And the winning team...

Making Porotaka

This week is EOTC week- Education Outside the Classroom. This morning we made windmills out of flax. It was hard to weave the flax and to put the pin in the BBQ skewer. 

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Wind Energy

Wind turbines

Look at this slide show to see how wind turbines generate electricity.
Here are some diagrams of a wind turbine with labels of its parts.

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Whai Mahi-Maori String Games

Today Room 6 did string patterns with string and your hands. We made things like the Eiffel Tower, 2 of diamonds, parachute and lots more!!
By Brianna and Lachlan