Term 4 Numeracy

This term, we have been working on our Probes. This helps us to learn our basic facts. Everyday, we try to go faster and get more right. It is lots of fun!

Music Man

We have been learning about music. We have been learning about different instruments, how to play them and the different groups of instruments such as percussion and brass. We have also been learning about beat. Here is a video of us, showing you our skills, to the song 'I am the music man'. We also performed this in our assembly

Term 4 Discovery

In Discovery, we have been talking about the Key Competency Relating to Others.

We are really good at sharing and being kind to others and it's a lot of fun.


Term 3 Writing

We have been working very hard on our writing in term 3. We have been learning to use our fast words. These are words we have been learning to spell as we use them quite often.

Term 3 Strand Maths

We have been learning about measurement. Here I am measuring my Teddy Bear using blocks. We also looked at rulers for measuring things as well as hands and feet.

Term 4 Writing

I am learning to use fast words and to sound out words I don't know. Here is my jubilee writing. I wrote about what I would be doing in 50 years at the 100th jubilee of Oaklands School.

Drama Term 1

We are learning to retell a story using using drama techniques.

Term 3 Skipping

I have been learning how to skip. I have got faster and I don't trip up as much. Only sometimes.

Term 3 Cricket

I have been learning about cricket. I really enjoyed wacking the ball. When you wack the ball it goes really really far.

Term 3 Buddy Reading

I have been Buddy Reading with my big buddy Isabella. I read my book to her and she helps me with some of the words.

Term 3 Gymnastics

I have really enjoyed learning to do a tuck and a straddle in gymnastics. The rolls were very cool as well.

Term 2 Writing

This is a piece of writing that I am particularly proud of. I know I was successful because I tried hard to sound out some words.

Term 2 Numeracy

We Are Learning to: write a number story up to 10 and order numbers up to 20.

Term 2 Reading

We Are Learning To: Retell a story in the correct sequence and answer questions about the text.

Term 1 Writing

We Are learning To: draw a picture plan to show our ideas before we begin to write them down.

CARE Values

We have been learning about friends and relationships with others. We were using the Community value.


We have been having fun doing activities about the Key Competency, using Symbols, Language and Text.

Kiwi Art

WALT use different painting techniques to paint a picture of a kiwi.

We will know we can do this when:
·      We can mix colours;
·      Use different colours to emphasise specific details;
·      Use different brush stroke techniques to create different effects;
·      We can paint a background