November 18, 2018

Athletics Day!

Tuesday is school athletics day!
Come to school in your PE gear. 
You may wear track pants as it can still be a bit cool in the morning. 
Here is a reminder of what else you will need:
-School Polar fleece or Jersey
-School Hat
-Sneakers 
-Sunscreen
-Drink bottle (water)
-Lunch and snacks
-Wet weather gear (raincoat)

When: Tuesday 20 November 2018  
Where: Saxton Track
          Parents, families and friends are welcome to come along and enjoy the day
😎

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 6

School athletics day is on Tuesday! See blog for details 🏃

Monday: Asttle Writing Task 
                  Fitness w/Bryone
Tuesday: School Athletics Day!
Wednesday: Library
Friday: Diabetes Awareness Mufti Day. Wear something blue 💙
              Shared Prayer
              News Groups
Have a fabulous week!

November 11, 2018

Top Team Day!

Tuesday is Top Team day at Lower Moutere School  for  all Year 5/6 students 😎 
The format for the day is:
9.00am: Catch the bus to Lower Moutere
9.50am: In Teams
10am: Top Team debrief
10.20am: Team at each game
10.30am: Start games, games run for 5 minutes each with 5 minute turn around
11.30pm: Stop after the first 6 games for lunch
11.30pm -12.10pm: Lunch
12.20pm: Ready to start next 6 games
12.30pm: Start
1.30pm: Finish games
1.35pm: Final talk spot prizes
1.45 - 2.10 Swim then back to school.

You will need to wear togs under your PE gear and make sure you have your school hat. You will also need to bring a towel, an extra  t-shirt and shorts might be a good idea as you will probably get wet!! 
Bring morning tea, lunch and water. There will be a sausage sizzle available (gold coin)
It's going to be a great day!

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 5

What a fantastic performance on Friday night!. Wow! 
Well done everyone!

It's another 'bitsy' week this week with all sorts of stuff happening. 

Monday: PAT Testing (Punctuation and Grammar)
Tuesday: 'Top Team' Day @ Lower Moutere School
Wednesday: Powhiri (first block)
                      Sport (afternoon)
Thursday: School closed due to strike day
Friday: Mrs Dawson in Kereru
              Shared Prayer
              News Groups
                                                            Have An Awesome Week
😁

November 2, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 4


You have another week of dance instruction with Mark this week and the performance on Friday night 🎭
Please ensure you have your PE gear at school every day 

Monday: Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku
Wednesday: Performing Arts (first block)
Thursday: Library
Friday: Shared Prayer
               News Groups
               Dance Performance 7pm @ Salisbury Gym
               Have a Great Week 😁

October 28, 2018

Touch Rugby Tournament

The tournament is on this Friday (all day)
Here is a list of things you will need to remember:
  • Your PE Gear!
  • School hat (for when you are not playing a game)
  • Sunscreen (we will have some available)
  • Track pants (optional)
  • Water bottle (we will have a filling station in the area where you are playing)
  • $2 for the sausage sizzle, $1 juicies and baking from 50c-$2
  • You may only play in bare feet or sneakers
                                        Play hard but fair and have a fantastic day!

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 3

It's Dance Week!
Dean and Ezra are back for dance instruction for the next two weeks.
The Yr 5/6 group time slot (except Wednesday this week) will be 11.15-11.50
Please ensure you have your PE gear at school every day!

Monday:  Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Yr 5 Testing
                  Yr 6 Sport w/Kotuku
Wednesday: Garin Touch Rugby Training
Thursday: Library
Friday:  Top of the South Touch Rugby Tournament (all day)
               Have an Awesome Week 😁

October 19, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 2

What a great way to start the week, with a holiday! 
Hope you all have a great day!
Remember PE gear and hats this week!

Monday: Labour Day Holiday
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku 
Wednesday: Library
Thursday: Performing Arts (first block)
                    Touch Rugby Training (11.30-12.30)
Friday: Shared Prayer
Enjoy your week 😁

October 14, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 1

Hello everyone! How was your holiday? Mine was fantastic and I'm looking forward to sharing some videos and photos with you tomorrow!
What a crazy busy term we have ahead! Lots of stuff happening, touch rugby training, athletics, swimming, dances in schools and interchange for maths and reading will carry on for the rest of the term!
Here's a run down of this week's happenings.
Monday: Holiday News Groups
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku
Wednesday: Touch Rugby Training (11.30-12.30)
                      Performing Arts (afternoon block)
Friday: Shared Prayer
              Touch Rugby Training (9.30-10.30)
              
Have An Awesome Week 😁

September 27, 2018

California!

Hi Kids
Hope you are all having a fantastic last week of school and you are being awesome for Mrs Dawson 👀😀
I thought you might like to see some photos from our trip-so far! I'll have lots more to share when I see you next.
By the way, you all know what a big Guardians fan I am so went on the ride at Disney and you're probably thinking 'Oh how cool!' Well NO! Nope, never, ever again!! 
Click here to see the ride. Guardians of the Galaxy Ride
Have a great day everyone and happy holidays!
Disney Parade

It's Halloween time at Disneyland!

Main St Disneyland

The Haunted Mansion

Dia de los Muertos 

Part of the Disney day parade

Cars land

At the Angels baseball game

On the set of Ellen

Spooky skull Apples 

The fun pier in Santa Monica

September 16, 2018

Disco Fever This Friday!

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 9

Monday:  Homework due back at school
                  Tennis Hot Shots
                  Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku
Wednesday: Performing Arts (first block)
                        Zumba with Sally!
Thursday: Library
Friday:  Mrs Dawson in Kereru
               Shared Prayer
               Volleyball (middle block)
Have an Awesome Week 😁

September 15, 2018

Reader's Theatre

On Thursday and Friday the students participated in Readers Theatre. They read scripts, perform in groups, and practice using their voice to depict characters from texts. Through this activity, students have the opportunity to develop fluency and further enhance comprehension of what they are reading (plus it's a lot of fun!)



September 7, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 8

School photos this week! 
Make sure you look extra smart and gorgeous on Tuesday and Wednesday 👀
Please remember your PE gear each day 🎾

Monday:  Homework due back at school
                  Tennis Hot Shots
                  Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku
                  School photos: Individual and siblings
Wednesday: Performing Arts (first block)
                        School photos: Class photos
Thursday: Library
Friday: Shared Prayer
               Volleyball (middle block)
Enjoy your week 😁

August 31, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 7

This week and for the next few weeks you will have tennis coaching each Monday as well as fitness with Bryone.
Please remember your PE gear each day.

Monday:  Homework due back at school
                  Tennis Hot Shots
                  Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku
Wednesday: Year 5-8 Mass
                        Performing Arts (middle block)
Thursday: Library
Friday: Shared Prayer
Have an awesome week!

August 29, 2018

First Aid Course

Last week the students participated in a First Aid course run by St Johns. The session included lots of practical activities for the students and they had fun while learning some very important skills.
The students learnt about CPR, role played several emergency scenarios (asthma attack, broken limb, burns) and learnt what to do in each situation. 
 

 

 

 

 


Sports, Sports, Sports

Here are some snaps of some of the sports and fitness the students have participated in so far this term 







 



August 26, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 6

It's another busy sporty week this week so remember to bring your PE gear every day!
This week you have the Winter Tournament and the Hockey Tournament.
We desperately need adults to manage a hockey team! Please ask your parents or other adult.
Thank you
Monday: Football Practice
                 Winter Tournament practice
                 Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Winter Tournament @ Henley (all day)
Wednesday: Hockey Tournament @ Saxton (all day)
Thursday: Performing Arts (first block)
                   Reliever in Kereru (afternoon)
Friday: Shared Prayer
Have an awesome week!

August 24, 2018

Year 5/6 Hockey Tournament

The Year 5/6 Hockey Tournament is this Wednesday @ Saxton Field Hockey Pavilion from 9.30-2.30. 
Students will be travelling by bus there and back.
All players MUST wear a mouthguard and shin pads are advisable.

Full PE uniform 
Food and water

Hot food will be available for purchase in the canteen (cash only)
School jersey/polar fleece (no hoodies or other tops) and raincoat (just in case!)
Everyone is welcome to come along and cheer on the teams!

August 23, 2018

Winter Tournament

Winter Tournament

On Tuesday we have Winter Tournament over at Henley. Remember to come to school in your P.E gear. It is an 'all day' event so bring the following:
  • Water
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Warm clothing (track pants and your school polar fleece)
  • Raincoat (in case of showers or rain)
  • Shin pads, mouth guards, boots (if needed)
It's going to be a great day. Have fun!


    
              

August 17, 2018

Keeping Up With Kereru: Week 5

You have four sessions of sport this week including the Hockey Tournament so please ensure you have your full PE Gear with you every day.
Thank you.
Monday: Football Practice
                 Fitness with Bryone
Tuesday: Sport w/Kotuku 
Wednesday: Library
Thursday: Hockey Tournament @ Saxton (all day)
Friday: First Aid Training
Have a great week!

August 15, 2018

Strike Day!

It was awesome to see our very own Casey (and Reuben) out supporting all of the St Pauls teachers on the strike day. 
Thanks Casey!

Winter Tournament

Winter Tournament

On Tuesday 28th August you have Winter Tournament over at Henley. 
Remember to come to school in your P.E gear. It is an 'all day' event so bring the following:
  • Water
  • Snacks and lunch
  • Warm clothing (track pants and your school polar fleece)
  • Raincoat (in case of showers or rain)
  • Shin pads, mouth guards, boots (if needed)
It's going to be a great day. Have fun!