Term 4 Numeracy

We have working on our Probes. This is to help us learn our basic facts. Everyday, we try to go faster and get more right. It is lots 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 really good at sharing and saying kind words to others. Also it is 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.

Drama Term 1

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


I really enjoyed skipping. I practiced and got better than before.


I really enjoyed cricket. The best part was catching the ball.

Buddy Reading

My buddy comes to read with me. Her name is Molly. She asks me questions about the book.


I learned how to do rolls. My favourite roll is the pencil roll. Here is a picture of me doing a hedgehog roll.

Term 2 Writing

This a piece of writing I am particularly proud of. I know I was successful because I sounded out some words I was not sure of.

Term 2 Numeracy

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

Term 2 Reading

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

Term 1 Writing

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

CARE Value

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


We have been having fun doing activities about 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