Te Rapa Primary

Te Rapa Primary School

Welcome to Room 3

Dates to Remember

Week 5 - Junior Athletics

Week 6 - Zoo Trip

Week 10 - Big Day In


Room 3 started in mid-term in Term 3.  We currently have 7 children and on the first day of Term 4 we will be welcoming 9 more children.

During the term we have 7 more children due to start.

I am looking forward to meeting you all and helping to give your child/children a great start to their schooling. 

Teacher: Diane Darlington


Inquiry: Our Inquiry this term is ‘Amazing Animals.” 

We will be looking at animal habitats and the ways animals help us. We will visit the Zoo later in November. 


P.E: We begin this term with Athletics – covering running, throwing and jumping skills. 

Once the weather and pool conditions are suitable, we will begin swimming. 

Literacy: Reading and Writing Learning experiences

This includes;       

Learning the Alphabet letters and sounds

Building our knowledge of sight words

Casey the Caterpillar Handwriting – forming the letters correctly

Maths: Getting ready for Pr1me - 

This includes;

Learning to recognise and form the numbers correctly to 10/20/100

Forwards and backwards counting to 10/20/100

Subitising, comparing and ordering numbers

Integrating some Geometry and Algebra

ICT: Daily use of the classroom computers to build keyboard skills and to use the Sunshine online programme.  We will also use our DMC visits to build skills and support our learning.


Library: Our library day is Monday.

Please remember Book Bags need to come to school every day.