Room 11

Room 11 is a composite Year 5 - 6 class taught by Mrs McGlade and Mrs Excell. We are an innovative, forward thinking, enthusiastic bunch of learners. This blog is our way of sharing our learning journey with the world.

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Literacy Day

We all dressed up as a favourite book character.  A great day had by all.

Literacy Day

We all tried cabbage soup! Gangster Granny needs to change her receipe!!!

Monday, June 12, 2017

Technology Mayhem

In the last week we have been challenged in groups of 4 to design and create using only basic equipment such as newspaper, Cellotape and string. Our efforts have been outstanding. .. check out our tallest poppy and pompom launcher. ...

Monday, May 29, 2017

Cross Country Success

We all had personal success at our basin cross country on Friday. The sun was shining making the running conditions excellent.  All our hard work with training paid off. Congratulations to our 13 students who have qualified for the Northern Cross Country this Friday! GOOD LUCK

Monday, May 22, 2017


Brooke, Georgia, Arthur and Harry did some baking with Mrs Steele don't they  look amazing, with all the toppings on them....YUM!

Friday, May 12, 2017

Korero Mai

Erin shared her amazing rain poem with us & some rain! !
A super effort to achieve a diamond

Monday, May 8, 2017

Pump Track Tidy Up

Room 11 started their citizenship volunteer work by helping to clean up the fabulous pump track. The students had noticed that it was becoming untidy with leaves, so they decided to volunteer 40 minutes of their time to tidy it up!! Well done everyone we will be back there next Monday

Friday, May 5, 2017

Cross Country Training

X country training has started in Room 11. At the moment we are all keen and are showing great commitment and perseverance!  Keep up the the great work  lovely people.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Hot Cross Buns With A Twist

We were lucky enough to design our own hotcross buns in Room 11... These ones had no fruit, but heaps of chocolate chips instead!  Not only were they delicious but we also kindly gave the left overs to our hard working teachers to say a big THANK YOU for a fabulous term 1.... Happy holidays everyone!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Small Balls to the Rescue

Room 11 have been having fun with tennis balls... we have been practisie outr throwing, catching and bowling in order to play some new games!

Only In Te Anau

Room 11 had an outdoor education week which included Biking, Boating & going to Ivon Wilson Park. We had an awsome week.
This is Harry getting up on the water skis.
This is Room 11 in front of calm lake Te Anau.

This is Toni and Georgia hugging a giant blue gum tree

Here is Brooke about to have a ski.