Kia ora koutou, Talofa, Ni hao, Malo e lelei, Namaste, Greetings...

Welcome back to Term 2; yet another packed term of learning and sports! We hope that you have all had a relaxing break and were able to spend quality time with family as well as friends and enjoy a little bit of sunshine.  Outlined below are major learning foci for the term, and key dates for Syndicate Events. 

Mauri ora! 

Technology and Arts

Tech Arts continue to run every Thursday, providing a range of different subjects: Food tech, Art, Hard materials and Innovation. Akonga will travel by bus, and covered shoes are a must! 

Year 7: Are required to be at school before 8.30am, and will head down - then return before 12pm. 

Year 8: Will remain at kura (school), and partake in a range of activities from Science to Puoro (Music). They will then leave at 12pm. 

Sports Camp 2024

Congratulations to those who made this years squad.  More so, those from our Room 20 whaanau, who will be representing Te Rapa at Totara Springs in a range of sports.   From Basketball, Croquet, Netball, Petanque, Rugby, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Touch and  Volleyball to name a few. 

Best of luck to our Year 8s: Eliza, Lily, Tzu-Yi, Rori and Nic as well as our lone Year 7 tauira - Blake!   

Rangahau (Inquiry)

Through the Science Curriculum, our Inquiry topic for this term is 'The Nature of Science' which will give our tauira (students) the capabilities to become curious, critical consumers of science.  Classes will guide their learning through observations and questioning based on topics of interest. 

If you have any questions or queries, please do not hesitate to contact me at: 

Mr. Isacc Hunia
Room 20 Teacher