Outlined below are the major learning focuses for the term and key dates for Syndicate events:
Reading - guided focus - comprehension - understanding themes and characters from a range of shared short stories. We will also work through a series of shared readings to discover and learn about famous leaders.
Writing - grammar, punctuation, spelling, vocab development, personal recounts and biographies.
Maori - Pepeha (as part of our Inquiry focus: belonging), maori culture and beliefs (through a selection of short stories), classroom instructions.
Mathematics - Number and Algebra (streamed classes). Rms 17 & 19 Math class- Primemaths.
ICT - Developing Google Docs skills, collaborative tasks, E-portfolios and vector drawings.
Inquiry - Big Idea -Belonging and Leadership
Health and P.E. - Kiwi Swim Safe Swimming Programme, team building games and investigating the impact of leadership on peer relationships.
Arts - Visual Art - Three dimensional/perspective drawing, creating our own Te Rapa Tartan design and hot seating drama activities to portray the lives of great leaders.
Technicraft- Visual Art, Soft Materials, DVC-electronics, Food Technology
Orientation Evening - Thursday 14th February
Y7/8 Immunisation Education- Wednesday 20th February- 10am
PAT Testing Week 4
Full School Assembly - Friday 8th March
Swimming Sports –Wednesday 13th March
Class and Portrait Photos – Wednesday 27th March
Information Evening - Sexuality Education
- (more information will follow soon) - Thursday 28th March
Top Schools Games- date TBC
Conferences Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th April
End of Term and Full School Assembly - 12th April