Sunday, 5 November 2017


We came along dressed like one of our favourite book characters...


Mister Smith was a pirate and I was Alice in Wonderland. It was the best day ever and it was the dress up day. Bella had the best costume and I liked my costume too.
Author: Kayla
I was Spiderman. We danced in the assembly. Everyone dressed up. Jackson and me were Spiderman. It was fun.
Author: Harry
I am a doctor. I have a doctor's kit.
Author: Olivia
I got a sparkly Elsa costume and it has Elsa on the costume in a circle. I love my Elsa costume so much.
Author: Alice
We went to the hall. It was a parade. I was a ballerina. Scarlett was a mermaid. It was fun.
Author: Bella
I am a mermaid. I like my fin-tail and my butterfly wings.
Author: Scarlett
I was Cat in the Hat. I made my hat with Gran. It was fun. And the stripes are red and white.
Author: George (Storm was Cat in the Hat too!)
I was Captain America.
Author: Tate
This morning we went to the hall for a parade. We showed our costumes and we did some dancing. it was really fun.
Author: Reid
I felt so sad about missing this special day. Everyone's clever writing helped me to find out all about it. You all looked fantastic! Thank you!  Mrs. Dacre


Friday, 20 October 2017

We are so good at writing. 
We can write words 'snip snap.' 
This helps us write our stories. 
We wrote as many words as we could in just 10 minutes.
We could write so many words.
Super writers get superhero Certificates!
George was our speediest writer.
He wrote 53 words all correct in 10 minutes! 

Coming Soon...

On Tuesday the 7th November we have our school Art Show.
It is at night from 6-8pm.
We have made some amazing art this year in Rata.
Lately we have been learning about making prints on paper.
There are lots of different ways to do this.
We have used forks to make print marks and create...(sorry you will find out at the Art Show!)
We have also used fingerprints to create...
Altogether Rata are making...(OOPs we can't say... it is a big surprise!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

It is great to be back at school.

 Lots of special things are happening this term.
Spring is here and Summer is on it's way.


Please remember to bring your brimmed sunhat each day.
It is also a good idea to put sunscreen on in the morning before coming to school.

Coming up next week...
The whole school is dressing up as our Favourite Book Character on Thursday.
Who will you be? 

A Big Thank You ...

Alesha was so surprised when we gave her our ambulance with the gold coins.
We raised $570, which was awesome!
Thank you to everyone who kindly donated money to this wonderful free service.


Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Onesie Day!
We have found out about the people in our community 
who help keep us safe and make Porirua a fun city to live in.
We decided to bring a gold coin to raise money for the Wellington Free ambulance,
one of these Community Superheroes.
We collected coins from Totara block, too.
We discovered that Neema and Mrs. CJ have both needed an ambulance this year!

 

 

Ka mau te wehi!