Happy Easter from Mrs McGivern

Hello lovely St Joseph's students. I hope you're all washing your hands and being kind to each other! Maybe keeping up with a little bit of school work while we're on break? Our house is [...]

By |8th April 2020|Classes|0 Comments

We’re Going on a Bear Hunt!

Maybe you've heard of the Bear Hunt going on in NZ streets during the lockdown?  Well, the giant bear from Room 6 decided to set up camp in Room 9 while everyone's at home. That [...]

By |8th April 2020|Classes|0 Comments


This term we are learning to develop hockey skills. We have lessons every Monday and Wednesday for the next few weeks. Its a new sport that we are learning about and we hope to have [...]

By |29th October 2019|Sports|0 Comments

Tiritiri Matangi Trip,Reflections

Last week we explored Tiritiri Matangi Island as we are learning about animals and New Zealand native birds. "It was my first experience to see dolphins swimming as I made my way to Tiritiri Matangi. [...]

By |29th October 2019|Room 5|0 Comments

Duffy Role Model Assembly- Mr.Tim Tipene

Tim Tipene, an Award-winning Author, Inspirational Speaker Founder of Warrior Kids was our Duffy Role Model at this week's Duffy assembly.  It was an honor to listen to the stories Tim shared about his struggles [...]

By |19th September 2019|Classes, Room 5|1 Comment

Alice in Wonderland Finale

What a grand finale we had on stage last night as the children performed a breathtaking rendition of 'Alice in Wonderland' by Lewis Carroll. Thank you to all our supporters, school community and to the [...]

By |13th September 2019|Room 5|1 Comment

Our Alice in Wonderland Production

We have been preparing for our Alice in Wonderland production. It will be on tomorrow night at 6:00. We look forward to seeing you there!

By |11th September 2019|General, Room 1|1 Comment

When I met the actors from the Pop Up Globe…

When I met the actors from the Pop Up Globe, they told us how to change our voice and do different body shapes. They told us about different actors and what they do. There was an [...]

By |27th August 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Eating Space Ice-Cream – Our Hakari Tapu

Room 4 talked about how special it is to share food together, as part of our learning about the Sacrament of the Eucharist. Then we had an opportunity to share food together to celebrate our Space Topic! [...]

By |20th August 2019|Room 4|0 Comments

Trip to Stardome Observatory

Visiting the Stardome Observatory was a huge learning experience. We learnt about the solar system and the composition of the planets. But my favorite part was the planetarium theater because we got to watch a [...]

By |16th August 2019|Classes, Room 5|0 Comments