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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 Mouse and The Motorcycle – with Chapter Chat

Room 4 have been reading 'The Mouse and the Motorcycle' by Beverly Cleary and doing follow up activities on Chapter Chat.  This is a Twitter based Book Chat for Year 3 and 4 students.  We [...]

By |16th March 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

An Update on Room 4’s Swimming Lessons…

Today Room 4 learnt how to do breast stroke.  Our hands ‘’made pizza” by spreading our arms out in a circle (while keeping your fingers closed together), then bringing your hands together near your chest [...]

By |13th March 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Gets a Picnic Table!

LOOK WHAT WE FOUND OUTSIDE ROOM 4 ON MONDAY MORNING!!?? Thank you Mrs Smuga for providing Room 4 with a lovely octagonal picnic table – it looks absolutely gorgeous and we are using it all [...]

By |13th March 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Visits the Grey Lynn Library

Last Friday, Room 4 visited the Grey Lynn Library. Everyone enjoyed listening to a special storytime with the librarians. Afterwards, we browsed the shelves looking at the wonderful collection in the Children's Section there.  Hopefully, [...]

By |28th February 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Are Paper Chain Champions!

Room 4 learned about the 'Ch' digraph as part of their phonics programme. Then they made paper chains with the 'ch' words they knew. What champions!    

By |13th February 2019|Classes, Room 4|0 Comments

Gratitude Feathers

Room 4 spent some time thinking about all of the things we are grateful for in our lives. Here are some of our ideas: I am grateful for: my mum because she dropped me off [...]

By |28th November 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

Room 4 Sings at ‘Kids For Kids’

             Kids for Kids was fun. It was my first time going with my school to a concert at night. And I can’t believe my mum came! It was the [...]

By |22nd November 2018|Room 4|0 Comments

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