Term 4 Numeracy

This term, we have been working on our Probes. This is to help us learn our basic facts. Everyday, we try to get faster and get more right. It is a lot of fun!

Music Man

We have been learning about music. We have been learning about different instruments, how to play them and the different groups of instruments such as percussion and brass. We have also been learning about beat. Here is a video of us, showing you our skills, to the song 'I am the music man'. We also performed this in our assembly

Term 4 Discovery

In Discovery we have been talking about the Key Competency, Relating To Others.

We are good at sharing and saying kind words to others. It is also a lot of fun!

Term 3 Writing

We have been working very hard on our writing in term 3. We have been learning to use our fast words. These are words we have been learning to spell as we use them quite often.

Term 3 Strand Maths

We have been learning about measurement. Here I am measuring my Teddy Bear using blocks. We also looked at rulers for measuring things as well as hands and feet.

Term 4 Writing

I am learning to use fast words and to sound out words I don't know. Here is my jubilee writing. I wrote about what I would be doing in 50 years at the 100th jubilee of Oaklands School.


I have been practising my skipping. I'm getting really fast!


I have been learning how to catch a ball in cricket. I also learnt how to be a fielder.

Buddy Reading

I have been practising my reading with my big buddy. Our buddies ask us questions about the book we are reading.


We were learning about different types of rolls in gymnastics.

Drama Term 1

We are learning to retell a story using using drama techniques.

Term 2 Writing

This is a piece of writing that I am particularly proud of. I know I was successful because I left spaces between my words.

Term 2 Numeracy

We Are Learning To: solve and write addition and subtraction number stories up to 10 

Term 2 Reading

We Are Learning To: Retell a story in the correct sequence and answer questions about the text.

Term 1 Writing

We Are Learning To: draw a picture plan to show our ideas before we begin to write them down.

CARE Values

We have been learning about friends and relationships with others. We were using our Community value.


We have been having fun using the Key Competency, Using Symbols, Language and Text.

Kiwi Art

WALT use different painting techniques to paint a picture of a kiwi.

We will know we can do this when:
·      We can mix colours;
·      Use different colours to emphasise specific details;
·      Use different brush stroke techniques to create different effects;
·      We can paint a background