Wednesday, 7 November 2018

What Makes Living in Aotearoa Special?

Room 1 and Room 5 have been learning about New Zealand and we will be sharing all the things that makes our country special and unique in this movie!

We hope you enjoy our movie and please feel free to add your own thoughts about why you love living in Aotearoa! 😄

"Have you ever thought what make New Zealand special? WE DID! Our movie celebrates how unique Aotearoa is. "

Friday, 21 September 2018

Skipping Demonstration

Today has finally come!
Everyone at Ruapotaka School has practiced from week 1 this term and today we have finally presented what we can do with skipping ropes!

What can you do with skipping ropes?

Thank you to all our whanau who came to support us. 

Monday, 10 September 2018


Today Miss Min brought special microscopes to magnify our classroom resources.

We did not just see a range of resources magnified, but we learned how to take clear photos!

It was so much fun!

Friday, 7 September 2018

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

After reading the fairytale story The Three Billy Goats Gruff, we used match sticks to retell the story. 

Can you see the characters and the bridge?

Tongan Language Week

Mālō e lelei !

For Tongan language week, the seniors visited our classroom to show us the different types of traditional clothing. 

We learnt the names of the costumes; ta'ovala, kiekie, kava.
Boys wear different ta'ovala to girls.

Also, the costumes were hand-made. They were made with coconuts, bark, hair, and more. 

Sunday, 2 September 2018

Happy Father's Day

Here is a short video of us sending special messages to our dads.
Hope this makes you smile (:

Friday, 31 August 2018

Daffodil Day 2018


Today is Daffodil day and our school made daffodil flowers, thinking of the people who are fighting cancer, helping to cure, and their whanau. We added these special flowers onto our letters for the word 'hope', hoping that this will make everyone smile.