Kauri Team Newsletter Term 3 Week 1


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kauri integrated learning in term 3 s integrated learning the students will be learning about is sustainability this unit will have a technology focus where classes will investigate what happens to waste and rubbish treated and untreated all classes will be visiting the ecosort waste management facility early this term see blue box on right for dates and times this will be a great learning experience for the students as they will see what happens to their rubbish after they have put it into the red yellow and green bins end of term staff vs students basketball match staff came out on top kauri team whakatauki ahakoa nga ueue kia kaha kia toa kia manawanui ecosort times as part of this unit we will be focussing on the active thinking care value the year 4-5 students will be learning how to ask good questions when researching while the year 6-8s will be learning and creating strategies to reduce and reuse rubbish and waste did you know · 30 of food is wasted · 5.2 million people die each year because of air pollution room 9 30th july 9am 12pm room 7 30th july 12 2pm room 8 31st july 9am 12pm room 10 1st august 9am 12pm room 11 1st august 12 2pm room 12 5th august 12 2pm room 13 6th august 12 2pm room 4 7th august 12 2pm room 5 8th august 12 2pm room 6 9th august 9am 12pm home learning in the kauri team just a friendly reminder that all kauri students are required to keep up to date reading log of the reading material they have read at home this is completed in the child s reading log book or the biblionaseum website which some classes are using in addition all students are required to attain at least 1000 points a week in mathletics the mathletics website is extensive and the teachers are tailoring programmes on the site to meet your child s needs.


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class blogs please visit our class blogs and see the awesome learning room 4 rm4oaklands.blogspot.co.nz room 5 room5oaklands.blogspot.co.nz room 6 kauriroom62013.blogspot.co.nz room 7 oaklandsboysclassrm7.blogspot.co.nz students sharing their learning as part of the term 2 learning celebration room 8 room8oaklands2013.blogspot.co.nz year 7 and 8 information evening tuesday 20th august 7-8pm parents of year 4-6 children are invited to this presentation about the year 7 and 8 programmes at oaklands school many of you will be considering where to send your child for their year 7 and 8 schooling this is a great opportunity for you to hear and see what being in year 7 and 8 at oaklands means here are couple of points to consider · on average oaklands year 7 and 8s achieve higher in literacy and numeracy when compared to the national average · we know your children better than other schools as we have got to know them as part of our kauri team moreover we are able to tap into their previous teachers knowledge of your child to maximise the learning room 9 roomnineoaklands.blogspot.co.nz room 10 roomtenoaklands.blogspot.co.nz room 11 rm11oaklandsschoolnz.blogspot.co.nz room 12 oaklandsroom12.blogspot.co.nz room 13 room13oaklandsschool.blogspot.co.nz upcoming dates · kauri team assembles 2:10pm 12th and 26th august · school photos 13th and 14th august · winter tournament 14th august · talent show final 15th august · year 7/8 info evening 20th august winter sport the friday winter sport competition has started for the year 5-8 students if you are able to please come along and support you can check out the draw on the oaklands school sports blog at http sportoaklands2013.blogspot.co.nz and you can also come along to the school on friday afternoons to support the oaklands/halswell school sports exchange.



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