Monday, December 7, 2009


For her last post of the year Nikki wrote about

Sunday, December 6, 2009


Lee has been thinking about the Summer and
looking for signs. Listen to him to find out
about his favourite time of the year.

Saturday, December 5, 2009

I am Josephine

Josephine would like to share some information
with you about herself.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Jelly For Your Belly!

Jordan has tried hard to write an interesting
recount of the jelly making experience he
shared with his class.

Thursday, December 3, 2009

The Athletic Sports

The Zone Athletic Sports were held at Pt England
School. Listen to Cezar read his report of that
great event.

It's all about me!

Nikita has written about herself and included
lots of important details.

Friday, November 13, 2009

Friday, October 30, 2009

My Wonderful Teacher

Listen to Nikita read her story and find out what
kind of a teacher she has!

Food Glorious Food

Josephine had great ideas to write about after our
Immersion Assembly for the topic 'Food, Glorious
Food'. She and Nikita reworked the story to make
it more detailed and really interesting for the

Friday, September 25, 2009

The Tooth Fairy

Have you ever wondered where your teeth go
to when they fall out? Watch our movie to
find out!

Thursday, September 10, 2009

The Hare and the Tortoise - A Retelling

Mikaiah has written his best piece yet!
What interesting words he has used to make
his retelling sound just like the book! So well
read too.

Hansel and Gretel

Josephine has retold the story of Hansel and
Gretel and how they escaped from the witch.
She is getting better and better at reading
her work with expression.

Sunday, August 30, 2009

The Scary Wolf

Listen to Jordan read his story and find out why
Little Red Riding Hood dropped the flowers.

What happened to Snow White?

Listen to Lee's version of the poisoning of
Snow White.

The Thick Red Cloak

Listen to Josephine read her favourite part of
the Little Red Riding Hood story. She wrote
it herself!

Friday, August 21, 2009

I am Not Your Grandma!

Cezar has tried really hard to read his story
with lots of expression so it sounds exciting.

So Afraid.

Nikita wrote about why Little Red Riding Hood
was afraid of the Big Bad Wolf.

The Story Teller

Mikaiah wrote about the Story Teller who
came to school.

Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Spelling Bee

Listen to Nikki's report of Team 2's Spelling
Bee Competition.

Cezar's Birthday

Cezar's Dad gave him a wonderful present for
his birthday. Listen to his story to find out
more about it.

Saturday, August 1, 2009

The Fairy Dust

Listen to Nikita read her story about how
Cinderella got a beautiful gown.

Friday, July 31, 2009

The Fairy Godmother

Josephine loved learning about Cinderella.
She wishes she had a magic wand like the Fairy

Nikki has been learning about Cinderella.
She wrote about her favourite part of the story.

Nikki drew Cinderella's beautiful gown.

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

My Trampoline

Mikaiah loves his trampoline. Listen to his
writing to find out why!

Poor Cinderella

Cezar has been reading Cinderella and lots of
other Fairy Stories.
Listen to him read his writing that tells
us about Cinderella.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


The 'Going Places' group made a movie about
dinosaurs to finish off the term.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Can you describe T.Rex?

What do you know about T.Rex? Nikita
describes and explains all about him in her
informative writing.

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

What do you know about T.Rex? Listen to Nikita
describe and explain all about him when she reads
her great

Long and Tall like a Slide

Listen to Nikki and find out about the tall
and long dinosaur.

At The Museum

Cezar is really good at reading his own writing
about the Museum visit in a clear and
expressive voice.

Wonderful Dinosaur

Listen to Josephine's report on her favourite
dinosaur and learn lots of important information.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Bike Action

After school and at the weekend Mikaiah and
his two brothers have lots of fun on their bikes.

Sunday, June 14, 2009

The Perfect Day

Marama had a wonderful day at Rebekah's
house. She has tried hard to make her writing
about that day interesting for you to listen to.

My Brother's Birthday

Nikita has been learning to think of ideas to write
about that will give the reader lots of information.
Listen to her writing about her brother's birthday
to find out what she did at his party.

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

T.Rex the Hunter

Cezar knows all about T.Rex. Listen to his
informative story and learn some amazing
dinosaur facts.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Scary Dinosaur

Listen to Josephine read her written work
about dinosaurs. She uses a lovely clear
voice and lots of expression to share her
ideas with you.

Do you want to find out about dinosaurs?
Listen to Nikki read her story. You'll hear
a lot of information about these prehistoric

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Big and Mean

Nikita loves dinosaurs, especially the big mean


Marama has been learning about dinosaurs.
Listen to her story and find out lots of
interesting information about the dinosaur
she likes best.

Monday, May 4, 2009


Mikaiah's writing goal is to write interesting
recounts independently while attempting to
spell all unknown words. His writing about
the class bubble making activity shows that
he has been working hard to achieve his goal.

Monday, April 6, 2009

Our Trip to Youth Town

Room 8 went on the bus to Youth Town to
practise using "The Pt. England Way".
Listen to Marama's recount of the great time
she had there and all the fun things she did.

Sunday, April 5, 2009

The Barbeque

Milaiah has been learning to work more
independently and include some interesting
details in is writing. Listen to him read his
recount and find out why he likes barbeques.

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Camp Cooking

Listen to Nikita's story and find out what she
saw happening at the school camp.

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Mikaiah has been trying really hard to make
his writing interesting for people to read or
listen to. He used some interesting words
to explain what kind of fruit he likes best.

Joephine's Cousin

Josephine had a lovely outing with her kind
cousin. They had lots of fun together.

Monday, March 23, 2009

Cezar's Accident

Cezar came to school bright and early to be
with his friends. Listen to his story to find
what happened to him while he was playing.
Poor old Cezar!

Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Apii's Weekend

Apii had a lovely weekend with her family.
She wrote a recount about it so she could
share it with all her friends. Apii was very
proud of her writing because she used capital
letters and full stops when writing the sentences.
Her story was easy for her to read.

Monday, March 16, 2009

Mr Jacobsen you are funny.

Marama loves going to Music with the class.
Mr Jacobsen the music teacher always makes
the children laugh and be happy. Marama
wrote a message to Mr Jacobsen when he was
sick. She wanted to cheer him up and make
him happy too.

Sunday, March 15, 2009

Rave' Birthday

Nikita was very happy when Rave brought
cupcakes to school on her birthday.
The whole class enjoyed them. Nikita wrote
about the cupcakes and tried really
hard to make her story sound interesting
when she read it.

Sunday, March 8, 2009

School Days Week 4 Term 1

Josephine had lots of fun playing tiggy with
her mother.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

2009 and Going Places

The Going Places group met this morning for the first time this year to talk about their new classes and what they have been doing this term. They were all excited to be part of this special group again this year. You will remember meeting them last year when they published their stories online and when they published their movie called "Apii's Hippo".