Monthly Archives: May 2012

Ukuleles have arrived!

Thanks to the support and contribution from the KPTA, our school has a fantastic new set of ukuleles! Jacqui Coogan is establishing a Uke Group and today was one of their first practices, mastering these wonderful musical instruments. It’s great … Continue reading

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Teaching as Inquiry

I have often made mention of Teaching as Inquiry and the importance of this process on teacher professional development and the improved outcomes for student learning and achievement. Teaching as Inquiry is a core component of the New Zealand Curriculum … Continue reading

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Terrific Maths Learning

It’s always great to acknowledge and celebrate our children when they achieve. Today three children were delighted when they mastered the decomposition and rounding strategies in Maths. Decomposition is the strategy of splitting larger numbers to make it easier when … Continue reading

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Room 1’s Poetry Recital

Watch this video to see our youngest children recite the classic children’s poem Two Little Dickey Birds. Well done Room 1!

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Winter Sports

As we move into Winter, it signals the beginning of our Winter Sports, with many codes beginning last week and/or weekend. Koputaroa boosts a large number of children who are active and playing a variety of sports, such as: soccer, … Continue reading

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