Thursday, November 15, 2012


Today we had the grand final of East Idol!  There was an amazing array of talent that spanned the school.  Congratulations to all our fantastic contestants!


Diwali 2012

This week D5 celebrated Diwali, we learnt about different traditions, created some fantastic Rangoli patterns(Thank you B6!)  And also ates some tasty sweets (Thank you Ms Gounder!)  Here are some pics from our day of Diwali.


Sunday, November 11, 2012

On Friday we had the wonderful people from Counties Manukau Sport come to our school AND introduce some new games to us.  Here are some pictures from our day.


Monday, November 5, 2012

The Dangers of Fireworks

We interviewed some year one and two students to ask them about what the dangers of fireworks were, here are some of their answers:


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Mauri and Madison had to find out what laws were associated with fireworks in New Zealand



Today D5 undertook a mini inquiry on Guy Fawkes.  We wanted to know why we have it and the dangers associated with it.  We had some great help from the smaller people in our school too!!!  The following are some things we found out.


Thursday, November 1, 2012


This week, in honour of all things dark and spooky, D5 wrote some exceptionally spooky stories!  Here is one from Emma