Thursday, September 6, 2018

ICT Conference Shantytown

It has been an extra exciting day in Ruma Kereru for four students today who headed off to the ICT Conference in Shantytown early this morning. We look forward to them sharing their new knowledge with us tomorrow!

Keeping Ourselves Safe

We really enjoyed having Constable Jos in our class and are really looking forward to having him back in Term 4 to teach us all about keeping safe on the road.

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

How Waves Were First Formed

Siobhan and Saffron showed real teamwork and supported each other well in creating their myth about how waves stole land. Remember to click on the video link to hear the girls read the myth to you.

How The Kiwi Lost Its Wings

Ruma Kereru has been flat out learning to write and animate myths over the last couple of weeks. The final step was to insert a voice over to assist young readers. Check out Arlo's work below. Make sure you click on the voiceover in the top right hand corner of his third slide.

Sunday, May 20, 2018


This week's whakataukī. Be ready to share your ideas on our blog as to the meaning of this whakataukī by the end of the week.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Kid's Lit Quiz 2018

Do you think you could answer 100 questions about children's authors, book characters, nursery rhymes under pressure? Well that's what Arlo, Jake, Saffron and Jessie faced today at St Patrick's School in Greymouth. The quizmaster in charge was Wayne Mills a past senior lecturer at the Faculty of Education, University of Auckland. Jake's mum, Sandra said that he kept the questions pumping along meaning the team had to really think on their feet.

Monday, May 14, 2018


After our class discussion write your opinion as to what our whakatakukī means this week and how this can help you with decisions you make in class.