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Monday, March 18, 2019

Dad's Day

Last Friday we celebrated some of the fantastic people we have in our lives.

It was really great to see the dads, grandads, and family members here to see what we do at school and to join in the fun.

Thank you to all our visitors, we had a fantastic day and we hope that you enjoyed your day at Wentworth Primary!




















Thursday, February 28, 2019

Shadows!

Our Science topic this term is Light and Dark and we have been looking at what causes Shadows.


We have already learned that a shadow is made when something blocks the light.


We had fun drawing around toy animals...


...and seeing the best way to make them stand so we got interesting shadows.


We found them pretty hard to draw around.


  And it was really hard to keep our bodies out of the light as we drew.


 It was such a nice way to spend a Science lesson!



Friday, February 1, 2019

Welcome to the Ruru Class Blog for 2019!


Hello, thanks for visiting our 2019 class blog!



We have voted to be the Year Two Ruru Class this year. The New Zealand Ruru, or Morepork are are named for their distinctive call. In Maori legend Ruru are known as watchful guardians of the forest. Ruru/Morepork birds are beautiful (just like our Year 2s) and known for their fantastic listening abilities (fingers crossed!)

 
Thanks again for visiting!
 We will be updating the blog regularly so make sure you come and look at all the fantastic things we are doing and making and learning in class this year.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Measurement

We are learning how to measure things using a ruler. Can you see all the classroom items we have been measuring??




















Friday, August 3, 2018

Science - Learning about Electricity

We have been learning about making and breaking electrical circuits. We have had fun making a bulb light up by completing a circuit.

We have also learnt about breaking a circuit and adding a switch.






Data Handling

We have had a very busy start to Term 3!
In Maths, we have been learning about Data Handling.

Here are some photos of us collecting data, sorting it, and displaying our findings in a way that is easy for other people to understand.

















Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Pumpkin Soup Weather!

During Week 5, we read a book about growing pumpkins and then we decided to make some pumpkin soup to eat at lunchtime.



We cut the pumpkin up, 





 Mrs Clark took it home and roasted it... then we put the soup all together in a slow cooker the next morning and cooked it until morning tea time.

 

It was YUM! It was interesting to see that the WHOLE CLASS enjoyed it and asked for seconds!