Te Rapa Primary

Te Rapa Primary School

Mrs Allen and Mrs Hoskin would like to welcome back the  students'  and their families  of Room 19.

It was great to see all your smiling faces and enthusiasm as we all returned from lockdown all excited about  learning back at school during Term 2.

Distance Learning - Art 

A summary of our learning plan for Term Two is outlined below ... 


We will be reading a class novel called Hatchet and completing a range of activities.


Through the curriculum subject of Science, our topic will be on the Physical World.  The Big Idea will be Energy and the context will be Electrical Circuits.  The Deep Understandings will be: There are physical forces as well as sources of energy that affect our everyday lives, some of which we can harness and use.     


Incorporating daily te reo Maori into  the classroom. Teaching of te reo, tikanga and history throughout the term.

P.E. and Health

Soccer skills and fitness will be our focus during the term. 


Classes will be streamed and students in Room 17 will work on the PR1ME mathematics programme with other classes working from the Connecting the Strands resource.


 Our writing focus this term will be personal and imaginative recounts. There will also be writing tasks linked our to Inquiry.


We will be developing our knowledge of spelling patterns, word origins, sentence structures and new vocabulary. We will also be focusing on proofreading & editing skills.

Thursday Rotations

On a Thursday you will be split into year groups to attend Tech Art and Science/Music/Spanish lessons here at Te Rapa.

Also on a Thursday you will enjoy some fun and fitness and also learn about being making good choices when online through Digital Citizenship Lessons.

Tech Arts  - Hamilton Junior High School
 All students must ensure that they have covered shoes, and our Year 8 students need to be at school by 8.30am for roll call.

The Year 7's will leave at 11.50am and return to Te Rapa at 2.50p

Camp - Motutapu Island - Term 4 19-23rd October 2020

Further information to come later in the term regarding cost and fundraising opportunities.

Link to Motutapu Outdoor Education Camp Website

Parent/Teacher Contact

You are welcome to contact me through email nallen@terapa.school.nz or phone message. If you would like to visit you are welcome to drop in before or after school (Wednesday - Friday)  however, I would advise you to make an appointment for lengthy queries.

Important Dates

Week 6 - TechArts Begins
 Week 8 - Queen’s Birthday Holiday (1 June) 
 Week 10 - Year 7 and 8 Immunisations 
 Week 11- Looking to Lead - Student Council 
 Week 12-Parent/Teacher Conferences