Learning Programmes

Learning Programmes are units of learning used that are not timetabled into a colour block. They are used on the Discovery Campus and in the year 7-10 Community. The year 11-13 community use these for mentoring session information. Talk to your LA if you would like to follow one of these.

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ART: self portraits.

Portraiture, creating work that represents our turangi wae wae, our place in the world.

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Clone of Digital Discovery - Emailing an attachment

Students will work with their iPad buddy to email the photographs they have created using the iPad email application and the Kiwi email account.

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Inventive Paleontology Impact Project

Dromaeosaurus Re-creation

HB Fancy Chicken - Phonics Stage 5 T2 2017

Work through Stage 5 of the Yolanda Soryl Phonics program.
Students will learn digraphs for beginnings and ends of words.

2
2016 Rainbow Cookie Stage 1 Maths Group. Term 1

Read numerals 1 - 10
Say numbers 1 - 10 forward and backward
Count number of objects in a set up to 10.

1
Red Reading Groups Term 2

3-4 guided reading lessons per week where children will develop and use basic skills and strategies for reading more advanced simple texts.

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Bees Maths Group Term 4

Numeracy Project Stage 3:

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Fashion Inquiry

We will learn about fashion through the ages to be able to understand where fashion has come from and get ideas for designs.

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Big Books Term 3 - Level 1 readers (Suze, HB Kea)

4 x weekly shared reading lessons to develop concepts about print, language features and reading strategies.

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T2 2016 - Gina's Handwriting Group

Once per week Nadine and I take home the handwriting books at write a new letter or combination of letters in.

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HB Hawk Gina's Handwriting Group - T4 2018

Gina's group are focussing on slope, flicks and linking letters.

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Photography

Are you interested in photography? Do you like taking photos but want to take your skills to the next level?

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Reading Group - Level 2 T4

Students will read with their LA 3 times per week to gain confidence and build fluency and develop comprehension.

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Information Report Writing - Term 2 2015

This LP is for around half our HB who are more advanced in their writing.

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Term 3 : Conservation Inquiry Whole HB Science/Social Science

Child lead request for HB inquiry

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Immy's cooking

The goal of this learning programme is to improve
- practical cooking skills
- food knowledge
- vegetable consumption

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Maths Group 2 Term 1

Stage 2 numeracy project basic facts and strategies.

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Play ground PINs - Run by Corinne Rooney.

Visit some local playgrounds.
Have fun playing on playgrounds with friends.
Rate the playgrounds we have visited.

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HB Fancy Chicken Phonics Stage 5 - T4 2017

Work through Stage 5 of the Yolanda Soryl Phonics program.
Students will learn digraphs for beginnings and ends of words.

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Reading Group - Yellow/Blue T3

Students will read with their LA 4 times a week to develop strategies for decoding and comprehension.

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HB Kea Strand Maths Measurement

Our group is examining Non standard units to measure length and width.

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Junior Writing HB Kea

In our group we are learning about the surface features used in writing.

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Term 3: Junior Music with Mary

Building an understanding of music and it's technical aspects such as beat, rhythm, genre.

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HTML5 Game Design

Learn how to code in HTML5 to produce a simple game that runs in the Canvas. Games will run on a range of devices (computers, tablets, phones).

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7-9 PE (3.1 and 3.2)

Students will develop their knowledge and skills around being a team member and roles and responsibilities needed.

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Building a new community

A community focus on our core values to continue to build our special character in our relationships and in our responsibility for our learning pat

Andy Warhol Inspired Portraits

The children will create a four tile portrait based on Andy Warhol's iconic pop art.

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Pond Restoration Project

We have been out to visit the frog pond at Discovery. When Discovery leave their site it will be returned to pasture and later built upon.

HB Fancy Chicken Level 1-2 Writing Program - Non Fiction Writing T2 2017

This term we are going to be doing some non fiction story telling.

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2016 Rainbow Cookie Stage 2 Maths Group. Term 1

Working at Stage 2 of the numeracy project
1. Ordering and sequencing to 20
2. Basic facts within 5 and with 5

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Magenta Reading Group Term 2

3-4 guided reading lessons per week where children will learn the beginning skills for reading a simple text.

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Bugs Maths Group Term 4

Numeracy Project Stage 3:

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Fine Motor Skills

Work through a selection of activities to help with fine motor skills
Threading
Posting items
Painting with ear buds

Snow Leopards Maths Group Term 3 (HB Kea, Suze)

Working at late stage 3 of the numeracy project: Addition and subtraction to 100 by imaging, whole numbers to 100, forwards and backwards in 1s, 2s

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Africa Fundraiser

Aim: To have a raffle to raise money to buy 300 t-shirts for all of the kids in a village in Zimbabwe.

HB Ruru and Rainbow Cookie Phonics - Stage 6 T2 2016

Work through Stage 6 of the Yolanda Soryl Phonics program.
Students will learn middle long vowel sounds.

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2017 Term 1 Purple Reading Group - Fancy Chicken

Students reading at Purple are still developing fluency and expression, and still rely on decoding strategies frequently.

Sea Creatures Inquiry Option

This term we will be learning about sea creatures - their habitats and attributes.

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Reading Group - Purple/Gold T4

Students will read with their LA 4 times per week to gain confidence and build fluency and develop skills.

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Numeracy - Stage 4 Add/Sub Term 2

Students are working towards being able to part-whole to add and subtract.

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Term 3: Literacy Focus: Storytelling through action focus sequencing.

As part of our work with the RT Lit we have begun a whole school approach of story telling where students learn to sequence storytelling first thro

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Melz English

This workshop has focussed on building confident with writing and reading.

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Orange Maths Group Term 2

Stage 3 numeracy project: Basic facts for numbers to 20 and skip counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

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Pottery PINs

Have fun exploring the medium of clay.
Create an individual clay art work which will be fired and glazed.

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Clone of HB Fancy Chicken Phonics Stage 6-7 - T4 2017

Work through the end of Stage 6 and the beginning of Stage 7 of the Yolanda Soryl Phonics program.

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Reading Group - Gold T3

Students will read with their LA 3 times per week to develop fluency and build comprehension.

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English - Reading

Please read a novel and complete a book review. You can use the attached template if that is helpful or use your own design if you prefer.

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Fractions level 1

We will spend 8 days focussing on fractions of shapes and equal sharing.

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Community Pekapeka WordLab Spelling - T4 2019

We will be working on Yr 4 WordLab Spelling 4x per week.

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7-9 PE (2.1)

Students will develop knowledge of bones and muscles through the sports of football and netball.

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7-9 Netball (3.1)

Students will develop their skills and knowledge around the game of netball.

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Maths Measurement

A four week course in Term one, based on e-Asttle results. Concepts will include time, distance, mass, capacity and volume.

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Visual Arts - Monsters

For this Learning Programme we will be looking at cartoon style monsters in both movies and books, to draw inspiration for painting our own monster

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YMCA Soup Event

Molly, Bella and Lulu are organising an evening of food and entertainment at the YMCA to raise funds for the Otakaro Orchard.

HB Fancy Chicken Level 1-2 Writing Program - Raggylug Fictional Writing T1 2017

This term we are going to be doing some fictional story telling. We will start with Libby telling us the story of Raggylug.

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2016 Rainbow Cookie Stage 2/3 Maths Group. Term 1

Numeracy Project Stage 2/3:

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Orange Reading Group Term 2

3-4 guided reading lessons per week where children will develop, extend and use skills and strategies to decode text with fluency.

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Caterpillars Maths Group Term 4

Numeracy Project Stage 3:

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Term 2 2015 - Fundamental Movement Skills

To learn and practise a range of fundamental movement skills of body management, locomotor and object control.

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Woodpeckers Maths Group Term 3 (HB Kea, Suze)

Working at early stage 3 of the numeracy project: Basic facts for numbers to 10 by imaging, forwards and backwards number sequence from 1-20 and sk

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T1 2020 Integrated Literacy Level 2P-3+

See integrated literacy plan document linked below.

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2016 Term 3 LA lead inquiry group

A small group that is often changing depending on content. All chn can choose to be in this group.

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Code Cracking PINs Term 2 2015.

In this PINs children will learn about cryptology and how to crack simple codes.

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Reading Group - Green T4

Learn and use the decoding strategies listed below to help us read. Understand what we are reading and talk about/ask questions about it.

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Numeracy - Stage 5 Add/Sub Term 2

Students are working towards being able to use a variety of part-whole strategies to add and subtract.

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Term 3: Personal Inquiries for all students using solo

All students will follow their own personal inquiry in SDL time that includes goals from each level in solo.

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Child Led Workshops W10 Term 2

A place to put all photos, works, videos, etc from child-led-workshops.

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Maths Group 3 Term 1

Stage 3 numeracy project: Basic facts for numbers to 20 and skip counting in 2s, 5s and 10s

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mathematics term 3 2015 stage 6

Term Focus = Multiplication and Division.

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HB Fancy Chicken WordLab Spelling - T4 2017

This term we are starting a new program called WordLab Spelling.

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Numeracy - Stage 4-5 Mult/Div T3

Students will work in small groups with their LA 3 times per week, to learn the knowledge and strategies below.

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Term 2 ICT Goals

Every student lifting ICT literacy skills across the community.
1) Use safely an email account..
2) Create or use existing a blog

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Fractions level 1 and 2

We will spend 8 days focussing on fractions of shapes and equal sharing.

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2016 term 4 Reading programme, level 4

To work with students through guided reading SHARP programme to learn comprehension and retell strategies.

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Daily Walk- Term 2

To use our local environment as a place of learning through a daily walk:
To be healthy and active people.

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7-9 Health (3.2)

Students will develop knowledge and skills around various health concepts including; discrimination, fairness and nutrition.

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Reading Group - Yellow

Students will read daily with their LA to build Reading confidence and skills.

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Play inquiry term 3 2015

Suze and Charlotte will be running the play inquiry.

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2018 Term 1 Phonics - Stage 5

Using Yolanda Soryl's Phonics Programme children learn:
Consonant digraphs and trigraphs

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Emergent-Year 1 Writing Term 2

Children will work with the LA in a guided writing session 3-4 times a week.

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Mathematical Transformations

Children will learn to communicate and record the results of translations, reflections, and rotations on plane shapes.

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Bug Inquiry

In term 1 we will be identifying and classifying bugs and looking at their habitats.

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Red Reading Groups Term 3 (HB Kea, Suze)

Two groups: Red 1 and Red 3: 3-4 guided reading lessons per week where children will develop and use basic skills and strategies for reading more a

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Term 4: Music with Mary

Two groups, one of which is for high sensory kids.

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How to become supercalifragilisticexpialidocious?: Boot camp

Roll up, roll up, come along boys and girls and come to this foundation drama course.

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Numeracy - Stage 5 Add/Sub Term 4

Students are working towards being able to use a variety of part-whole strategies to add and subtract.

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7-9 Dance (2.1 and 2.2)

Students will learn the heritage and social background of dances from around the world.

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Term 3: Arts Festival and Film Festival

Students will attend two films in the Film Festival
Song of the Sea: Irish folk tale
Shorts for school: Short films for children

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2016 Term 4 Fast words for Writing.

There are 5 coloured cards for the children to work through, starting at green and ending on Crimson.

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Melz Maths Class

This course is designed to support Number knowledge especially increased speed and accuracy with our basic facts.

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Daily Walk Term 2

Children will participate in a daily walk with their classmates. Walks are between 15 - 30 minutes and are all in the general area of school.

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Phonics Term 3 - Stages 4 and 5

3 x weekly phonics lesson based on Yolanda Soryl's Phonics Programme working through stages 4 and 5.

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Crocheting Cos I Can Impact Project

The aim of the project is to make as many blankets as I can and donate them to pregnancy help on Pages Road.

2016 term 1 Reading level 3

Students will read and respond to a variety of texts, including fiction and non-fiction articles and stories from School Journals, and novels of th

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Transformations Learning Program - T3

Students will work through the areas of learning below:

Position and Orientation: Unit adjusted from NZ Maths
- Turns

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Level 1/2 Geometry - shape, position and orientation (Group B)

Over the course of two and a half week we will explore 3D shapes by sorting and comparing them to develop our own language to describe them.

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Reading Group - Yellow T2

Students will read with their LA 4 times a week to develop strategies for decoding and comprehension.

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Little Red Riding Hood - Narrative Writing Group 1 (Nadine)

Using a new technique for writing narratives introduce by Lis, or RTLit, we will learn to sequence a known story and write it.

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2016 term 4 Reading programme, level 3-4

To work with students through guided reading SHARP programme to learn comprehension and retell strategies.

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HB Ruru Fractions Level 1 - T3 2016

We will spend 8 days focussing on fractions of shapes and equal sharing.

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