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Hi. I'm Mrs McGivern, the Room 4 Class Teacher. We started our year making self-portraits, Modigliani-style. Here's mine!

The Arapawa Lambs Visit Room 4

We were just finishing our playtime when we looked up to see a truck pulling up at our school gate. Then we saw Dr G’s sister, Mrs McGill, going into the back of the truck [...]

By |20th November 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Celebrates All Saints Day – November 1

                  For All Saints Day, Room 4 made artworks dedicated to Saints and wrote a prayer to accompany their work. "It looked as though the people were going [...]

By |18th November 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Takes Part in a Waste Survey with the Seniors

   We’re doing a litter survey to help us understand the litter problem in our school. We know that it’s not ok to litter because if you litter it might go into the sea and [...]

By |13th November 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Praying With Art

Room 4 have learned that we can pray by reflecting on a religious artwork. Here is a prayer in response to reflecting on art depicting the story about The Good Samaritan: Dear Lord, Please help [...]

By |24th October 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

My Barbie – A Story by Mary-Ula

I like my Barbie Transylvania House. I like my decorations because they have stickers and bright colours. My Barbie's hair is pink and purple. When it's night time, I put on her moe ofo.  

By |27th September 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Born to Move

Room 4 have enjoyed Born to Move on a Friday morning, especially the floor section or calming-down end of the exercise lesson.     

By |5th September 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Early Voyagers to Aoteoroa

Room 4 are learning about the first people that voyaged to New Zealand in 1000 to 1200 AD and the names first given to Aotearoa. We have read the story of Māui fishing the North [...]

By |5th September 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Toroa’s Journey

We learned about the travels of Toroa the Albatross in the book Toroa's Journey. This was part of our Voyages topic. We learned about Toroa's journey because the scientists put a tracker on his back [...]

By |28th August 2018|Classes, Room 4|0 Comments

Preparing for the Art Exhibition – Save the Date!

Here's a quick look into a group working on one of their pieces for the Art Exhibition in Week 9. Room 4 children are getting excited to share their art with you!

By |21st June 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Enjoys the Pasifika Show “Inspire Me”

At the Pasifika show, Mayo and Levi were the actors. Mayo was dreaming about how they used the stars. By Rainbow   At the Pasifika show Mary-Ula and Aloema were dancing with Mayo. There was [...]

By |5th June 2018|Room 4|0 Comments