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Confidence Course!

Posted: Monday April 2, 2018

The strength and confidence tester!!

Team Building........

Posted: Monday April 2, 2018

Problem solving, listening to each other, trial and error and confidence were all important skills necessary to help us find success!!

Room 16 Tackle Camp Berwick and Enjoy A Positive Outdoor Education Experience 2018.

Posted: Monday April 2, 2018

Room 16 were one of the last classes to head off to camp. What a fantastic three days they were at Berwick!!

Get NZ Writing 2018

Posted: Sunday March 25, 2018

Over the next six weeks 96,000 children will swap writing their writing around NZ. It's going to be EPIC and Room 16 are included in the 96,000!!!


Posted: Saturday March 24, 2018

Integration - During the last few weeks our inquiry topic has been learning about mapping and integrating this into our classroom programme wherever possible. Our maths focus has been position and orientation, ICT we have been coding and Design Tech we have been learning robotics.

Collaboration At It's Best!

Posted: Saturday March 24, 2018

Deeper Learning: A collaborative classroom is key to teach students how to listen and ask good questions with exercises designed to scaffold deep, meaningful collaboration. Students gathered at a table engaged in a high-level task, discussing, possibly debating an issue, making shared decisions, and designing a product that demonstrates all...

What Do You Want To Be When You Grow Up?........ (copy)

Posted: Saturday March 24, 2018

"If It Is Meant To Be, It Is Up To Me" is one of our class motto's.

In Room 16 we work collaboratively, we problem solve, we encourage and we bring positive energy, enthusiasm and personality in to our learning environment!! (copy)

Posted: Saturday March 24, 2018

Welcome to Room 16 2018. This year the students in our class will be working towards some of our school values: Responsibility, Creativity and Success by writing and sharing their learning in our classroom newsletter. They will be responsible for being our class journalists and will also include lots of...


Posted: Tuesday March 20, 2018

Grants Braes AFC, Te Kaha Kids,

Boys Cricket

Posted: Monday March 19, 2018

The boys cricket team had a couple of wins but was knocked out of competition earlier in the term. Thanks to the parents who helped out with the team and come along to support us.

Orienteering Success

Posted: Sunday March 18, 2018

Annabel Ludgate from Room 3 competed in the weekend representing Tahuna in the Intermediate Girls grade (which was part of the Otago Schools Champs Orienteering) and placed 3rd. This was held on farmland/forest near Seacliff. She was the only year 7 girl in her grade and had to compete against...

Year 7 Food Technology

Posted: Sunday March 18, 2018

Our Year 7 students have been extremely enthusiastic about getting into, and testing out the Food Tech room this term.

Year 8 Food Technology

Posted: Sunday March 18, 2018

It has been an exciting and busy time back in the Food Tech room for Year 8 students!

Tahuna Netball 2018

Posted: Saturday March 17, 2018

Over 140 students have registered their interest to play netball for Tahuna in the Intermediate competition this year!

Zhengzhou No.2 Foreign Language Middle School arrives to Dunedin.

Posted: Thursday March 15, 2018

Yes it has begun for real! The official first student exchange has taken place with our Sister School. 30 students and 4 staff arrived for an epic week of activities at Tahuna, Dunedin and our surrounding areas.

Athletics Success

Posted: Thursday March 15, 2018

Recently Joe Parkinson achieved some excellent results at the Otago Athletics Champs. He writes about his experience.

Dunedin Schools Triathlon!

Posted: Thursday March 15, 2018

On Wednesday, 9 Tahuna students went to Port Chalmers to compete in the Dunedin Schools Triathlon and we has some excellent results!!

Room 9 Camp!

Posted: Thursday March 15, 2018

Room 9 had a fantastic week away on camp last week. Here is what some students had to say about their time!