Term 4 Numeracy

This term, we have been working on our Probes. This is to help 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 3 Gymnastics

We were learning how to do different rolls and tucks and straddles. We used these movements to create a little routine to show to others

Term 4 Reading

I really enjoy reading to my Room 9 Reading Buddy, Grace.     

We read together and she gives me feedback about my reading.

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.

Term 4 Discovery

I can Relate to Others by reading with my friend and sharing the pictures.

Drama Term 1

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

Term 2 Writing

This is a piece of writing that I am particularly proud. I know I was successful because I did great sounding out of the words.

Term 2 Numeracy

We Are Learning To: solve and write addition and subtraction problems up to 10.

Term 2 Reading

We Are Learning To: relate the story to our own experiences and answer questions about it.

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 have been using our Community value.


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

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