Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Art Gallery Trip

All 5 of the Tōtara classes have visited the Art Gallery over the last week. We learnt about drawing techniques and applied our new knowledge and skills into a pastel art piece.

Some of us also visited the Botanical Gardens while we waited for our session. For many, this was a first visit!

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Week 6 in Room 18 and 19

It's been a busy week with Beach Ed, the Cultural Celebration and the final 3 Peaks challenge.  We are looking forward to our trip to the art gallery on Monday, the Performing Arts evening and Golfing at Kaiapoi Golf course next week too!
Today we looked at Stained Glass Art by Dale Chihuly and were inspired to make our own bowls.  They turned out great!  We also learned to play a game called 'Dama' and used our bowls to keep the counters in.

Monday, 13 November 2017

Golf in Schools

We enjoyed the opportunity to learn a new activity this week when 'Mr B' from Kaiapoi Golf Club came to teach us Golf.

We look forward to developing our skills over the next 2 sessions.

Ski Trip

A group of Year 8's enjoyed a beautiful day up Mt Hutt last Monday. The weather was perfect and they all took to the slopes with a posit...