Saturday, June 30, 2012

Olympic Flame Facts

Olympic Flame Facts

Click on the image above to read what we have written about the Olympic Flame.
What did you learn by reading our information?

We can't wait to see how the cauldron will be
lit at the 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony.

Keep coming back to visit us to find more information 
that we will have learnt about the 
2012 Summer Olympic Games

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Oxford Owl ebooks

Check out the very cool range of sporting ebooks.
Click on the picture and it will take you to the 
Oxford Owl website 
Enjoy reading!
Let us know which book is your favourite and explain why. 

Sunday, June 24, 2012

2012 Olympic Games Inquiry Learning

Here are our questions that we asked and want to learn about the Olympic games.

How many countries go to the Olympic games?
When did it first start?
Is it just sport?
How many people can win medals?
Who goes to the Olympic games?
Does it have lots of sport?
Why is it so important?
When does it start?
Where was the first Olympic games?
Why do we have the Olympic games?
Why is there a special Olympic flag?
What are the Olympics?
How many people go to the Olympics and do sport?
Is it always in the same country?
Does it have a symbol like the Rugby World Cup?
Have the Olympics been in New Zealand?
What does Olympic mean?
How do you get to compete at the Olympics?
Can anyone go to the Olympics?
How special is it?

Mrs Laburn has created a new page on our blog
called 2012 Olympic Games
She will be adding information and resources to our blog page. 
This information and the resources will help us to find answers to our questions.

Here is an e-book called Olympic Dreams by Claire Llewellyn
Read and listen to Olympic Dreams to see how many answers you can find to the questions above.

Sunday, June 17, 2012

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

More Amazing Lorax Work

Room 11 have been learning about the environmental lessons taught in 'The Lorax" Story.
Some of the children bought their calendar art to show Room 3.
We think they are great and like the way they added their photo onto their art.
Thanks for showing us Room 11.
You can visit their class blog at 

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Monday, June 11, 2012

Learning a lesson from The Lorax

Please click on the cover page to read our Lorax stories
The Lorax Retold by Kids with a View

Listen or sing along to our favourite song at the moment

Saving the environment on our way to school

Nicolas (left) rides his scooter to school everyday and Ashira and Gina use the Walking School Bus. Joshua, Kairyn, Alvin, Aum, George, Alex Mallika, Benny and Maia all walk to school. They are all helping to save our environment.

Saturday, June 9, 2012

10 things to care for our world

We learnt how to make our own Keynotes including adding backgrounds,
transitions, adding photos and adding music.
Here are some samples of our work on 
caring for our environment.
We also used PuppetPal to make information reports.

Thursday, June 7, 2012

It's Disco Time in Hawaii

Hawaiian Themed Disco at PVS

      Come dressed in your Hawaiian outfit
Friday 8th June 2012
Junior School (Years 1, 2, 3)
5.45 - 7.15 pm

The Junior disco is a Family Disco
Preschoolers, parents, friends and family are all welcome.
All preschoolers must be accompanied by an adult.
It's time to boogie!

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

World Environment Day - Vegetable Animals

Thanks for bringing along your vegetable animals
Robbie, Ashira, Neeve, Bradie and Trinity.
They were fantastic!
Have you ever made a vegetable animal before?
What vegetables did you use?
Tell us about it.

Piano playing by Jacey

Watch Jacey playing the piano.
She is super talented!

Monday, June 4, 2012

World Environment Day - 5th June

We will be singing "The 3 R's" by Jack Johnson at our Environment Assembly

It's World Environment Day on the 5th June
What are you doing to help save our earth
and to look after our environment?
This is one of our favorite environmental clips
We would like to share it with you.
"The King who wasted paper"

And a reminder - help protect the honey bee
Remember our honey bee dance
that we performed at our 2011 World Environment Day Assembly?

This has become one of our favorite campaigns.
Help save the Orangutan from extinction!

Here is an introduction to the work of the 
Borneo Orangutan Survival Foundation and their efforts 
to save the orangutan from extinction. 
I'm sure they won't mind us using this clip in our clip 
to help spread the word! 

Orangutans need our help!

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Using iPads to present ANZAC Day photos


 Mrs Laburn has finally put our iPad ANZAC Day 
work onto the blog.
Here's how we used the iPads to present our work.


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