Thursday, 1 March 2018

Art in Kahikatea

Our first WIT this year has been to design an artwork that displays a message of either Kaitiakitanga, Nature/Conservation or the story of a local iwi. Here are some photos of the artworks as they are being created.
Our learners had to choose to create their art in the style of cubism, impressionism, pop art or a negotiated art style and show the techniques involved, after learning about them.

Friday, 16 February 2018

Swimming Goals

Our Kahikatea students have been focused in the pool on their individual goals and targets. Some are keen to become efficient at sculling on their backs, some are wanting to improve their freestyle technique. The students are enjoying coaching each other, and as you can see from the photos, they take the role quite seriously!!

Wednesday, 7 February 2018

Our First WIT

Kahikatea has started the year with a visual arts Wildly Important Task (WIT). We will be using our Te Ara Tika Learning to Learn model to create an artwork for the Keep NZ Beautiful Wall Worthy Competition. Have a read of the slideshow to find out more...

Monday, 5 February 2018

Literacy - What Can I Write This Year?

Today we have discussed all the types of texts we can write this year. We want to think and be like real authors that write for a real purpose. Here are some initial ideas...

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