Monday, 11 December 2017

Amazing talk with Mr Patterson and Raenon

Today is 11th of December. We had another inspiring talk with Andrew Patterson. This time he had a special guest with him and that was Raenon. The talk today was about learning what it was like to be going to collage. Raenon was talking about how different collage is to primary. My favorite part about the talk today was when Raenon was telling us about how collage was different to primary. He also said the the homework there is harder to what we do in primary. What Raenon had said tosay has inspired me to do the same. There was anothother aprt in the talk today the was also a good idea for the year eights next year and that was to set a goal. My goal would be simalar to what Raenons goal
was. I really enjoyed the talk today.

Friday, 1 December 2017

Our Emotions

For the past few weeks on Fridays we have been working on emotions. We had to create a presentation with emotions with music. The presentation that you see has six emotions. It has happy, sad, angry, disgust, scared and calm.It was really fun working on this and I cant wait to do more.

Tuesday, 28 November 2017

Friends are fun

This was from a while back
When we had maniakalani at school
We support each other on a running track
Although I act like a fool
Venetia always keeps it cool
We make each other laugh
The nicest people in school would be the staff
We all like sports
Were pretty good on the netball courts

End Of The Year

The year has gone so fast
This year has been a blast
I sometimes forget the past

In feeling really sad
I think my friends are mad
To be honest i'm kinda glad

There is not long to go
My energy is feeling low
I'm just going with the flow

I love all of my friends
None of them own pens
I would rate them tens

I'm gonna miss the with all my heart

Free Writing

I thought that I would do something funny and make some poems. These are two people that are important to me. There are many more but these two were the first one who poped up in mind.I found it really easy to write about them. I have made the ends rhyme and that's what I like about writing poems.

Lady Esme - stolen fire gem

This week Mr Wiseman gave a link to the story that we had to read and also our presentation. I was finding it a bit difficult but as soon as I asked Danielle for help I started getting the hang of things.I really enjoyed working with Danielle. This was a good challenge for me and I cant wait to do more.

Friday, 17 November 2017

WOW Pt England School


Pt England has been showing there own movies every year in front of the whole school. Knowing that every one tried to make there movie entertaining makes them interesting to watch. It was fun watching some of the movies at Silvia Park hoping that later on I could watch the rest of the schools movies. It seems that my wish came true. Pt England school has been showing there movies every year to the rest of the school for the past five years.These are two movies that my class has showed at the maniakalani film festival.

This is hard work - Word Problems

This week the group that I am in tapaono were working on a presentation about word problems. We worked very hard individually and with partners.I found it challenging at first but then I got the hang of things.

Wednesday, 15 November 2017

Fairy tale telling

Once upon a time lived three clever pigs. They all loved each other very much but  they wanted to live separately.

One day they decided to build their own  individual houses. The youngest pig made the choice to build his house out of straw not knowing that out in the woods there was a hungry beast  that had observed him. As soon as he was done building his house the beast decided to move in. The beast  knocked on the door and said “little pig little pig let me in”. The pig replied “not by the hair on my chinny chin chin” The beast  then told him “Then I'll huff and I'll puff and I'll blow your house in”.The beast had then blown the little pig's house down so the little pig ran to his brother's house. While running the little pig was squealing for his life.

The second oldest pig had wanted to build his house out of sticks. As the little pig approached his door he saw the beast chasing after his brother. He then hurried his brother up and slamed the door behind him.The beast was right behind him. The beast repeated himself and said “ Little pigs little pigs let me in”. In reply they said “Not by the hair on our chinny chin chins”. “Then I’ll huff and I’ll puff and I’ll blow your house in”,  repeated the beast. He blew the house made of sticks down. The two little pigs ran to their older brothers house.

The two little pigs had ran to his house. He had just finished building his house out of brick. They had closed the door right behind them. The beast had said it one more time “ Little pigs little pigs let me in”. Once again the little pigs said “ Not by the hair on my chinny chin chin”.  So the beast tried his hardest to blow the house down but he couldn't. The beast got tired and stopped. The beast wasn’t satisfied with what he did. He then gave up. He was upset and ran away.  The three little pigs lived happily ever after.

Friday, 3 November 2017

All about Orchestra

For the last few weeks we have been learning about orchestra. Orchestra is a big group of instruments. I found this challenging to do. I also learn a lot of new things. It was very interesting to find out what an orchestra is. I really liked learning about this.

Thursday, 2 November 2017

Mixture of questions

WALT: Interpreting what word problems are asking me to work out.

This week Tapaono has been working  on word problems. WE have had many different questions. I had struggled with some of the questions but hen I got the hang of things. I then started working with a partner. We finished it a lot quicker. I really enjoyed doing the word problems.

Wednesday, 1 November 2017

Amazing talk with Andrew Patterson

This morning was very inspiring. Andrew Patterson talk to us about a few important things. There was one thing that I thought was incredible. He had talked to us about an eleven year old boy at Mangere Intermediate school. His name was Uili. He had done something inspiring for other young people to do. Andrew had shown us a video about what had happened. Uili had walk past the shops one day and saw a homeless man crying. He then made a great decision to give the homeless man some money and food. After giving the man some food and money they started talk to each other. Uili had done that for a week. The homeless man was in a dark place until Uili came along and helped him. The homeless man is now no longer homeless he now has a job and a house. Uili had defiantly changed this mans life. Because of this it has inspired me to do more things like this. I feel that Uili did a great jog and he has inspired me to do the same.

Thursday, 26 October 2017

Practising for our testing

For this amazing week the maths class that I am in have been learning about different ways to solve problems. We have been given some maths work from Mrs Tele'a to do as a practice test to prepare us for next week. It was a bit challenging but as I carried on I felt that It got easier for me. I really enjoyed doing this exercise and I hope to get more later on.

Test Prep #2

This week Tapaono has been working on the prep test to help us practice and get ready for the test next week. I found this easy but I bet that when I do the actual test it will be harder.I really enjoyed learning more new thing because it helps me get better and better.

Friday, 20 October 2017

Farewell Ms Vani

I only just stared this year and already another amazing teacher is leaving. I have had an amazing time with everyone. Even though I didn't get to know you that well it was a pleasure having you at this school.
This morning Ms Vani had announced that today was her last day. It was a bit upsetting but unfortunately she dose what she needs to.It is amazing what she dose. She help a lot of people. I loved that she was a big help to our school.In the end she needed to leave to be a big boss at her new job.

WOW Niuean Language Week

Did you know that this week is niuean language week. It has been an amazing week learning new things about Niue. I think that this has been a amazing opportunity to learn a different nationality.I have really enjoyed this week.

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Role Models

Explanation Writing

WALT: practise explanation writing

Role model are who young people look up to. They inspire people to be just like them in the future. There are many different ways to be a good role model.Here are a few ways to be a good role model.

One way to be a good role model is to show respect to your elders. A few things you can do when showing respect is to do what you have been told, to not talk back and to use appropriate language and words around others. By doing all this the younger children will take notice. They will then realise they need to do the same thing.

Another way of being a good role model is to be kind to others. Complimenting others is considered being kind. You can also be kind by helping others in tough situations. Doing this kids realise that they need to do the right thing and follow being a role model.

Lastly to be a good role model you can show the younger kids to keep the environment clean. To help keep the environment clean you can pick up pieces of rubbish and other pieces of trash that is lying on the floor.

In conclusion I think that being a good role model is a good thing because you are helping by showing the younger kids to do the right things.

Friday, 22 September 2017

The White Truck

This is my work. I have been working very hard to get it finished. While I was finishing my work I discovered some really interesting things. I learned a lot about a particular disease. It is called the leprosy disease. I really enjoyed learning new things. I hope to do more things like this more often.

What I think about our movie

What I think about our movie

While room 3 were preparing for the Manaiakalani film festival we had come up with some amazing humaris thoughts. We decided to go with the top three funniest ideas. The group that i’m in started filming first. When we started filming I was feeling a bit nervous. But not long after we we started  to get a bit out of control. We started laughing and forgetting our lines. The hard thing for me was when one of our actors had a simple line to say but he always got it wrong. For that we had to change a small piece in the script and I had to jump in and say the line. When that was over we got onto the next part of our movie. I had been laughing to much that I was out of breath. There was only a few lines left to say and we made the most of it. It was over my groups part of the movie was done and dusted. When we finished making our part we magically made our way back to class and carried on working.

Friday, 15 September 2017

For this term our theam has been gardians of the galixy. We have been learning about space, gravity, plates, and many more. As you can see in the picture above My pater and I have created a paper solar system. We found it hard to get some of the planets sizes but we eventualy got here in the end. We both really enjoyed making the solar system.



When you go to school you make friends
You can rely on them if you need pens
They might give you tips for the latest trends

If you're feeling down they will cheer you up
It might be from a breakup
You always know they will make you crack up
They might even just say sup

When you’re feeling in pain
Just catch the train
It might be a sprain
Make sure you keep in your lane

Soon might be your birthday
But the clouds have turned grey
You’ve hurt your leg so you need an x ray
Your friends come to say hey

It’s almost may

Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Tackle These Word Problems

This week I have been learning how to solve some problems using multiplication, addition, subtraction, and division. I first started of thinking it was easy but once I got to the second slide it was starting to get harder. I figured out how to work the answers out without trying to ask people for help. It had come to the last slide and I was a bit happy that I had got to the end. Once I was finished I felt like I did well. I also felt that I learned a bit more from the questions I was given.

Friday, 18 August 2017

Cyber Smart Future Profile

For the past few weeks I have been learning about how to make a future profile. I also learned a lot about Lydia Ko because I had to make a profile about her. I really enjoyed this experience and I hope to do more like this again

Wednesday, 16 August 2017

Word Problems

This week I have been learning how to work out these word problems.I was a bit easy at the start but then it started getting harder and harder. In the end I was feeling great that I had finished it in time and I feel wonderful.

Monday, 14 August 2017

Word Problems

This week I have been working out a problem bye using screencastify. I was really enjoying using this. I hope we can use if more often.

Friday, 11 August 2017

Reflection On my Speech

WALT: Reflect on our given speech
For the last week I have given my speech to my class. My teacher had recorded it so that he could send it to me.After a few days it was time to do a reflection video about how I think it went.I was a bit hard to do at first but then I tried it a second time and I think it went really well. We had to then embed both videos and then post.

Friday, 4 August 2017

I Wonder Why

WALT: Research answers to my questions
For the last two weeks we have been working on some questions on I wonder why. I was sort of easy to figure out what to write but then again it had to be about space. My group and I have really worked hard to find the answer to our question and we hope to do more work like this again.

Thursday, 3 August 2017


For this week I have been working on this presentation about fractions. I took my time to finish but I thought that I have learned heaps about it.I really enjoyed the part where I had to simplify  and add the fractions together. I hope that we get more work like this because it was really fun.

Thursday, 27 July 2017

Measuring non standard to standard

WALT: Learning about how we measure thing everyday - from the non standard methods through to standard.

For this week we we have been learning about different measurements. At first we had to draw and cut out a drawing of our foot.Then we had to use a cm ruler to measure out. After that it was time to measure the hight of some people in my group. When all the was finished I worked with a partner to doe some measuring with a measuring tape.

Saturday, 8 July 2017

Holidays Poem






Monday, 3 July 2017

Probability Maths

WALT: Investigate situations that have involve chance and different outcomes.

Today I learned about probability.My favourite part about this was activity one.It was really fun doing this activity. I learned how to make the right choice in this activity.In the end I learned enough to know more about probability.

Tuesday, 27 June 2017

Pizza Pin Wheels

We have arrived at tech and ready to cook. My partner is Alisha and we are cooking pizza rolls. I have enjoyed making this creation and I am glade that I learn how to make it. In the image above we have made pizza pin wheels. In this lesson I have learned a lot but in the end I had a great time.

Speech writing Ideas

I have been working on a little introduction about lying is always wrong. It was a bit hard to think of what to write but I had an idea of what I was writing about. Once I had finished I had to proof read it and once I was done with that I was so happy with it.

Friday, 9 June 2017

I Phones Garden work

My group is called the I phones. We are working on a school garden. For the last few weeks my group has been working on the design and what type of flowers would last thought out all four seasons. Today we have made our minds up. We will be making our school logo our design for the garden. We have decided to go with red, white, and black flower for the design. We will be working on how it is going to turn out.

Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Longer Intervals


WALT: Identify features of persuasive writing

I think that we should have longer Intervals because most teachers would find us talking in class. Sometimes it's because our breaks are too short.For example our morning tea should start at 10.20 and finishes at 11.10.

I think that most of the students would agree with me because not a lot of us like to go back to class when the bell rings. If we made our morning break longer than we might not talk as much. We would probably ask less to go for a drink or go to the toilet.

I Strongly believe that most children ask of some sort of reason to go outside. It is hard to believe but most people ask to go for a drink so they can muck around. Most people wait for their friends to go for a drink so they think they would ask.

Another reason is that some people might even try to get away from class by asking to go to the toilet. When people do ask to go they might take longer than usual but that is because there are other talking with there friends of they playing around.

In conclusion I think that we should have longer intervals because of what I have stated in my three reasons. In my opinion I would like to think that we should have longer intervals because when the bell rings I line up for class but I still like to talk.

Friday, 2 June 2017

Maths with Whaea Kelly

  1. Find the “Mean” to these numbers.
4, 7, 28, 32

  1. Find the “Range” Between these numbers.
27, 32, 24, 33, 29, 26, 30
  1. Find the “Median” for this set of numbers.
12, 24, 13, 10, 11, 9, 7, 5

Thursday the 1st of June Whaea Kelly wrote some maths question on the board. The first on to finish could go and get there lunch.It was fun but also frustrating to remember what the median, range. and mode was.

My Amazing Results


WALT: Using my data to help me achieve higher grades in maths

On Wednesday the 31st of May I took a maths test. The test was a bit easy at first but when it came up to part three it was starting to get a bit harder. As soon as it reached part five it was going faster but I managed to get most of the questions right. After I finished my teacher told me I could do it again because some of the questions might of been going too fast.

When round two was over I felt relief inside of me but also a heap of joy. I was feeling proud of my answer knowing that I have done good.After a couple of days it was time to check the answer. I was checking the answers and once I was done I felt happy because I got most of them right. This test was different to the other I Kan tests I did because I got to do it twice.It helped me because if a question was going to fast I could of done it again.

I worked out what I needed to work on and that was my place value. I will work harder to to get even more of my answers right next time.

Wednesday, 31 May 2017

I'm A fast BMX rider

WALT: write an interesting and engaging recount.
On the 24th to the 26th of May the year eight left for there camp. It was about leader ship and learning how to work as a team. There were lots of fun activities but we had to get into groups to have even turns. Not all the groups had a chance at doing some of the activities.Although I was only three days It was a lot of fun.

Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Cooking at Tech

Today we swapped around and we are in cooking now.My partner for today was Suli and we made some Oreo milk shakes. The ingredients was one packet of Oreo, 3 cups of milk, 1 table spoon of chocolate syrup, 2 cups of vanilla ice cream  and some wiped cream for the topping. I really enjoyed making this creation and it was really tasty in the end. I am hoping we make more amazing food like thing next week.

Investigation for maths

Thursday, 18 May 2017

Animals Being In Zoos

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For the last couple of weeks My task was to write my opinion about what I think about animals in zoos.My WALT was to discuss and justify my responses to a range of texts. I have learned that there are many different opinions about whether animal should be kept in zoos or animals should be resealed into the wild.

Friday, 12 May 2017

Complex Sentences

This week I have been learning about Complex Sentences. I have enjoyed learning about this and I hope I get to do some more work like this.

Thursday, 11 May 2017


For the last two weeks I have been learning about the different types of graphs and what a stem and leaf graph is. I have enjoyed leaning this.

Friday, 14 April 2017

Omaru Creek











Thursday, 13 April 2017

Talking points

Today I will posting a slideshow about talking points we had been working on it a while ago but I hadn't finished and I was already behind in reading so I decided to wait until I had enough free time to finish it off properly and I would like to do that with the rest of my work that I haven't finished.

Friday, 31 March 2017

Connecting Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

This week I have been working on my maths work and and trying to work out what goes where.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Editing Before and After

The writing in the black is my work that i had finished but didn't edit.The writing that is in red is my work that I had edited after 

In the community that I live in there are a few special places but there is one special place that I like to call home. My home is special to me because it make me feel relaxed. Being relaxed at home make me feel like i'm in a special place.

To me it is special to me because I am with my family. Being at home with my family makes me feel like being myself.  Home is a place I live so that in special.

Being at home can be soothing and helpful. It can be soothing to me because it helps me calm down when I am feel angry or something. At home it makes me want to help clean the house because of a special feeling inside of me.

One more thing about being at home is that when I am at home I like to go into the other rooms to get better of knowing where everything is. Sometimes I like to walk around to feel better.

Home make me myself because it is very special. It is going to be my number one special place.

In my community I have a few special places but the one I love most is home. Home is special to me because it makes me feel more relaxed. Being at home and relaxing make me convertible.

To me home is special because my family lives there. Being at home with my family makes me feel like myself. Home is where I act like myself because I am more relaxed.

At home  is helps me be calm down when I get angry. It can also be soothing when I feel sad. At home sometimes I like to help out and wash the dishes and clean my room.

One more thing about being at home is that when I feel like I don’t know the place I walk around.I walk around to get to know the place even though I moved into the house just at the end of last year.

My home make me be myself and I is amazing.It will always be my number one special place.

The creation of Aotearo

Language Features

For this week we have been reading stories and then answering some questions on a google drawing.
At first I got a bit confused but I remembered some of the story so that made it a lot better.

Friday, 17 March 2017

Solve Problems With Fractions, Decimals and Percentages

Simple and Compound Sentences

Our Amazing Trip To PolyFest

On Thursday the 16th of March our year seven and eight students went on a trip to Poly fest. We had organised three busses to take us to Poly fest. It took about half an hour to get there and once we had arrived we walked to the centre and sat down. Not long after we had sat down and another school had sat down.Once all the schools had arrived each class had one tour guide. Our tour guide was showing us some of the place the would give us some learning time.I could remember two of the places which were the Police area and the ASB truck.
One of the highlights that I enjoyed from poly fest was going to watch the Maori stage. The Maori stage was breathtaking because of the way they showed they wanted to be there. They sang their loudest and that was what I liked the most about the Maori stage.

Another highlight from poly fest was watching the cook island speeches. The Cook Island Speeches were outstanding even though I didn’t understand what they were saying. I liked that they tried there best to try and say it proudly.

My last highlight of poly fest was the diversity stage. They were astonishing with the way the worked as a team and had fun while doing it.They looked like they were enjoying their dance because I could see that they were laughing.

After we had seen the stages and looked at the stalls it was time to go. We were ready to go so we walked to the bus at head back to school. When we had got back to school we walked inside and it was 2.30pm. Mrs Tele’a was telling us about how great we were at being responsible. We sang a song to the helpers for helping us at poly fest. After that we all went home and had a big rest.

Friday, 10 March 2017

Place Value

This week I have been practising place value.I have learned different ways to use place value.It was hard at first but then I started working with a buddy and it got a bit easier

Visual Mihi

My mihi is about what I love and what I am proud of.I am proud of my culture witch is niuean and maori. I love my family a lot and that is why I have written family for one part of my mihi. The niuean Flag stands for my niuean culture and I am proud of that. The maori flag stands for my maori culture and I'm proud of that. The flowers are just because I like the smell of flowers and that they look wonderful.

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Number of the week

Place Value Problems

Can you write the value of the underlined digit?
736298 -6000
63492 - 60000
5629 -  9
904723 - 900000
12  - 10
90764 - 700
1990   - 1000
109842 - 100000

Write these words in numbers.
  1. Two thousand four hundred and seventy five

  1. Seventy seven thousand nine hundred and seven

  1. Four hundred and sixty two thousand nine hundred and twenty two

  1. Three hundred thousand and six

300 006
  1. Ninety thousand one hundred and ten
90 110

  1. One hundred and one thousand two hundred and one
100 1201

  1. Eighty thousand and one
80 001


Add one thousand to these numbers:
  1. 177532 - 178532
  2. 64399 - 65399
  3. 100984 - 101984
  4. 5598 - 6598
  5. 87925 - 88925

Add ten thousand to each of these numbers:

  1. 2243 - 12243
  2. 809974 - 819974
  3. 439088 - 449088
  4. 1265  - 11265
  5. 295712 - 305712