Thursday, 30 August 2012

Printing in the sun!

This afternoon we decided to make the most of the sun.

So we went outside to do our printing.

We spent some time on the letter 'Z'.

And then we wrote our names.

Friday, 24 August 2012

Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Building Update:

It was all busy here last night, look at what was going on.

Writing Time This Morning

This morning we did writing a bit differently. We wrote a book.
Check it out... What do you think?

Ella Bella Loves Music. by 1mnirp23 on Storybird

Tuesday, 21 August 2012


Yay, we have Assembly this Thursday at 2pm. Parents are very welcome to come and watch. Big buddies will be introducing Billie, Cora, Kayla, Phoenix, Natasha and Zahir.

Pink Dog by 1mnirp23 on Storybird

Monday, 20 August 2012

Friday, 17 August 2012

Maths Week:

Did you know that this week was Maths Week?
We enjoy doing all sorts of maths in Rata 4.
Here are just a few of our activities.

Friday, 10 August 2012

Where are the stairs?

The stairs to the Top Field have gone, I wonder what will be next.....

We went outside to see what was happening.

The digger was cool to watch.

Wednesday, 8 August 2012

Writing from Matilda:

Matilda wrote this great story today, we just had to share it... "Today the big digger came to school and it is going to build a new class."

The Little Yellow Digger:

We love this book about the little yellow digger.
Our school has a digger,

but, our digger is not stuck

Tuesday, 7 August 2012


Hey guys, thought you might like to see this......

SPCA Visit

SPCA Visit on PhotoPeach

More WOW Writing

Nima and Sean have been trying so hard to write wonderful stories on their own. Well done to both of you!

Nima wrote "On Friday I watched the Olympics. The Olympics was great, the man got the medal."


Sean wrote "This morning my Mum put money in an envelope."

Sunday, 5 August 2012

A Golden Weekend:

Gold Medals for New Zealand:

Well done to Eric Murray and Hamish Bond

And also to Mahe Drysdale.

Friday, 3 August 2012

A Very Special Visit:

This morning Junior and Ike came to Rata for a special visit,

Ike is a 4 year old Police Dog, he is very clever.


Wednesday, 1 August 2012

Measurement - Rata style.

Yesterday we made measurement hands!

This morning we went outside to measure some things.

We measured the height of some things.....

....and the length of others.


This morning we went to the hall for Powhiri.

We welcomed all of our new people to the school.