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Posted: Friday April 6, 2018

Over the next few weeks we will be learning about Hockey for P.E. We will have teaching sessions run by some Y8 students.

Zoom with China!

Posted: Friday April 6, 2018

Today Room 6 video conferenced our sister school in China.

Mapping with Robots

Posted: Friday April 6, 2018

Room 6 has been using robots as part of their mapping and maths units this term.

High Swimming Achiever!

Posted: Friday April 6, 2018

Macy Woodason has been awarded five trophies at her Port Swim Club Annual Prizegiving.

Seat Donated to the Waihola Yacht Club

Posted: Tuesday April 3, 2018

On Tuesday, 20th of March, Year 8 students from Room 4 donated a seat and plaque, on behalf of present and past Tahuna students who have spent time learning to sail with members of the Waihola Yact Club.

Room 16 and Mrs McBride Would Like To Take The Opportunity To Say A HUGE Thanks to The Wonderful Parents That Assisted Us On Camp!

Posted: Monday April 2, 2018

A very warm hearted thank you to Ann, Danny, Michael and Richard.

Preparing Shelter

Posted: Monday April 2, 2018


Mud, Sweat and Tears!

Posted: Monday April 2, 2018

Physical challenges at their best!!

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...

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...