Saturday, 18 November 2017
We decided that we would like to let our community know more about various aspects of the school. Last week we shared some of our reports about electives. This week we will let you know a bit more about Amesbury School, because we think it's a bit different and special.
We hope you find our reports informative.
Amesbury School is fun because we have got three playgrounds. Kids get teached (taught) inside a class.
There are three hubs like Koru and Te Rito. The big kids are in Harakeke.
We have one big playground. We have two little playgrounds. We have a baby playground so babies have fun.
You should come to Amesbury School because we have a bike track.
Amesbury School is colourful and special. Amesbury School is special because the people are nice. The teachers are funny because they sometimes make mistakes. And they are the best because they teach us cool stuff like maths.
Amesbury School is cool because lots of people are going there because it is special.
Amesbury School is in Churton Park and it has two playgrounds. During lunch some people go on the playground to play on the monkey bars, swings and balance beam! The best thing at Amesbury School is learning because when some people do maths, they like play with the blocks!
Amesbury School is a popular school that has hardly any problems and it is a very good school. Children read with their reading teacher and you can often find them in the library. Kids at Amesbury have maths at school and kids like it so much. The best thing is that Jackson comes in the hub and looks around for places to hide!
Amesbury School is fun because you learn good stuff like chess and mathletics and reading.
The library is fun because you read books and play games and you take the books home. It has colourful furniture.
Amesbury School is awesome because it's good to learn.
Amesbury School is fun because the hubs are colourful and it's on Amesbury Drive.
The teachers are funny and good because they teach you how to learn. They give you a break.
The library is the best place to be because you get to read and read.
Amesbury School is the best place to be.
Amesbury School is fun because you get to drink milk.
The library has books you can read and there are games you can play. You get to go at lunchtime!
Uniform shirts are green and gold and blue and red and stripes.
At school we have an awesome library. It is a great school because there is a playground, there are two playgrounds.
You'll love it and Amesbury is awesome.
Saturday, 11 November 2017
Are 'electives' a bit of a mystery for you? Do you want to know more about them? Well, wonder no more! In Koru Hub we have been writing reports about a range of topics, and some of us have recently written reports about our electives.
Here is a small selection of reports about some different electives; hopefully they will help you to understand a little more about them.
Rubber Band Powered Car ElectiveMaking a rubber band car is on Mondays and to make it you need wood, wheels and an empty bottle. You put the pieces together and it's fun because we can build a rubber band car to race with my friends.
You learn to build a rubber band car and follow instructions.
It's fun with Demelza because it's cool and we might practice new skills.
Innovative Engineers Elective
The making things elective is fun because we get to make things. We get to make a hill and a bridge and it's fun to do. It makes me happy because I like making things.
You need string and paper and scissors. It is fun because I like making things, and making things is good to do. People help kids to make things.
The weaving elective is fun because you can make a pompom. You do it on Monday with Anna-Maria in Te Rito.
You have to draw a circle and then you put the wool around the cardboard and then you cut the wool and then you take the cardboard off the pompom. You can't draw on the wool.
It's fun to make a pompom because they are fluffy. The weaving elective is fun because you can make a pompom.
Little Gardens ElectiveLittle Gardens elective is fun because you get to make gardens and it is only on Mondays. You get to watch the seeds turn into flowers and don't put too much water on otherwise they will die.
The planting elective is exciting.
Games Around the World ElectiveEvery Monday students have electives and this term some students are doing games from around the world. It helps us learn different games from every countries like China. We learnt how to play snakes and if they tag someone they are in and the last one left is the winner. Have you played handball? How you play is that you must practice your pushing. The best thing is that there's lots of winners because they practice sometimes.
Chess ElectiveUrs does the chess elective. You learn how to play chess and be the characters like the King and the Queen, they are the special characters! We have to keep them safe.
It's awesome and interesting. Why, because you learn how to play chess.
Bike Maintenance Elective
Maker Space ElectiveMy elective is an Art elective because it is full of wonderful stuff like building and craft. An elective is a thing that is fun and creative. We get to choose lots of stuff like our elective. Also we have our own choice. In my work I get to learn to make people, and lucky last how to make a house. In my elective I get to watch videos at the start!!! My elective is funny.
Next week we will add some more elective reports, along with some reports about Amesbury School. Stay tuned!
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Thursday, 13 April 2017
Well done Emily, Kellan and Liam!
Tuesday, 11 April 2017
Sunday, 9 April 2017
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Tuesday, 4 April 2017
If so, you may be interested to know that the stage version of the 13th Storey Treehouse is coming to the Opera House in Wellington in May.
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
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Friday, 24 March 2017
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Monday, 13 March 2017
Despite miserable weather there was amazing artwork on display, teamwork at the sausage sizzle and awesome strumming skills from the guitar group...
Wednesday, 8 March 2017
Sunday, 5 March 2017
As we are past the mid point of Term 1 it is now time to prepare for our first set of student conferences for 2017. These will be held on the evenings of Tuesday 11th and Wednesday 12th of April, with one teacher also having several conferences during the afternoon of Tuesday that same week.