Term 3 July 2015
GREETINGS TO ALL PARENTS, GRANDPARENTS AND CAREGIVERS
Welcome to our third term for 2015.
This is yet another busy term with a lot of special events mixed in with our usual blend of the full range of curricula and a variety of sports.
The following is an overview of the topics we will be covering this term;
- Prayer Module
- Sacrament Module
- Church Module
- Procedural Writing
Letter Formation and Developing the Cursive Style.
You Can Spell Programme.
Material World: Kitchen Chemistry
Painting and Printing
Movement and Dance
Sports: Rippa Rugby, Gymnastics, St Anne’s Shield (Touch, Netball, Soccer, Rugby), Auckland Champs Rugby.
- SPECIAL EVENTS.
- Fri 24th July Full School Mass
- Mon 27th July Room 20 Assembly
- Mon 27th July-Fri 31st July Maori Language Week
- Wed 29th July Papatoetoe Choir Festival Rehearsal
- Thur 13th August Papatoetoe Mathex competition.
- Tues 18th August Papatoetoe Rippa Tournament.
- Wed 19th August Papatoetoe Choir Festival Rehearsal
- Thurs 20th August Papatoetoe Rippa saving day.
- Thur 27th August Year 5 & 6 Speech Final, 11.15am in hall.
- Wed 26th August Papatoetoe Choir Festival Rehearsal
- Fri 28th August Class Photos.
- Wed 1st September Papatoetoe Music Festival Dress Rehearsal 9.15am-1.30pm
- Wed 2nd September Papatoetoe Music Festival Performance 7-8.30pm
- Fri 4th September Manaakitanga Syndicate Mass
- Tues 8th September Anne’s Shield at Bruce Pulman Park.
- Wed 9th September Kapa Haka Day Papatoetoe North
- Thurs 10th September Anne’s Shield saving day.
- Mon 14th to Fri 18th September HOLY CROSS WEEK (details of events to be finalised).
- Tues 15th September Cross Country Zones.
- Wed 16th September Auckland Champs Rugby Finals– Under 40kg and 50kg teams
- Thur 17th September Cross Country Zones saving day.
- Fri 18h September Dance Display
- Tue 22nd September Zone Gymnastics at Gym City
- Thur 24th September Fair Mufti Day.
- Fri 25th September Full School Mass
First 2 weeks:
Topic: Social Science
- Financial Literacy–
- Level 3: understand how people make decisions about access to and use of resources.:
|-prepared a chart that shows the price comparision between a take-away meal and a home cooked meal.
-prepared an alternative menu for a week’s cookings. Meals should be tasty and nutritious.
- Number W1-5
- Arguments: Speeches
|Can: Write a 3 minute speech that argues a point for the audience. Speech has a beginning, a middle and an ending.|
|Can deliver a speech with confidence and with the use of cue cards. Maintains eye contact and engages the audience.|
- Prayer- Imaginative W1
- Church W2-W6
|AO 1||List ways in which people gather for prayer.
Recognise the seven sacraments and list what happens at each sacrament.
Visual ARTS: Still Life Painting
Achievement Objectives. Level 3
- Investigate the purpose of objects and images from past and present cultures and identify the contexts in which they were or are made, viewed, and valued
- • Explore paint-making conventions, applying knowledge of elements and selected principles through the use of materials and processes.
- Develop and revisit visual ideas, in response to a variety of motivations, observation, and imagination, supported by the study of still life artists’ works.
Create an original composition for still life painting on the theme of nutritious food , supported by research of renowned artists.
Select appropriate painting techniques ,and tinting and toning of colour to enhance their paintwork.
This is an extension of the school day and all children will be expected to complete reading, spelling, basic facts and specific activities each night as directed by their class teacher. Please ensure all tasks are attempted and all books and work are returned to school each day as they are needed for class lessons.
Winter uniform this term. Please ensure that your child is wearing the correct uniform and has their P.E. uniform at school everyday. Children need plain black shorts (no stripes or monograms). Remember we do not allow any nail polish or jewellery apart from a pair of stud earrings and a watch. Hair should be tied up in the school colours.
Could you also please check to see that all clothing and footwear is clearly named as this enables us to return any articles of clothing that may be misplaced. All children must bring a note if they are not wearing the correct uniform.
Thank you for your continued support.
Kindest Regards and God’s Blessings,
The Manaakitanga Syndicate.
Sarda Pancha (Rm 20), Shaun Ginders(Rm 21), & Bryan ‘Ofamo’oni (Senior Teacher).