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

Daffodil Day- Cancer Society

Today, we came together as St Joseph's School community to support the Cancer Society's work. Children dressed up in yellow and donated a gold coin as a sign of their commitment to raise awareness of [...]

By |31st August 2018|Room 5|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

St. Mary of the Cross Mackillop Feast day

We celebrated St. Mary of the Cross Mackillop Feast day on Wednesday 8th August with a school mass followed by Commonwealth Games. Students dressed up in their House group colors and it was fun to [...]

By |17th August 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

Tuakana-Teina Sessions

This term for Tuakana- Tenia Room 5 students are engaged in a partnership with Room 1 (Year 0-2) and the French Kindy (Room 9). With Room 1 students we work on spelling/ reading tasks and [...]

By |2nd August 2018|Room 5|0 Comments


Welcome to Term 3! This term our inquiry topic is 'Voyages'. This week we have been reading a book called The Sailor Dog. Sailor Dog loves the sea and has adventures when he is out [...]

By |25th July 2018|Classes, Room 1|0 Comments

Welcome to Term 3-Voyages

Kia ora and welcome to Term 3. Hope you had all had a restful break and are ready to join us on our Term 3 journey. Our key concept is based around 'VOYAGES'. Throughout this [...]

By |24th July 2018|Room 5|0 Comments

Student Lead Learning Conference

With great excitement and apprehension, students participated in the student lead learning conference." It was a joy to share my learning journey with my mum and sister. The Taonga was evidence of my learning achievement [...]

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

Supporting Auckland City Mission

This term our school participated in the 'One Can-Two Can' annual appeal held by Auckland City Mission to collect non-perishable food items and funds for the Mission’s emergency food parcels. Students learnt the value of [...]

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

Art Expo Reflections

What a great evening we had at our Art Expo. It was amazing to see the artistic abilities and talents of our students. "Winning the 1st place for my Futuristic Bridge at the Art Expo [...]

By |2nd July 2018|Room 5|0 Comments
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