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End of 2020 Update

End of 2020 Update

We have a video to wrap up the year. All credit goes to Lily Henderson in year 10 who helped put this together. It is a brief summary of just some of the work that has happened this year. We look forward to continuing to focus on our three key areas of hauora, learner agency … Continue reading "End of 2020 Update" ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

In this fortnights update: Kaitiaki Academy – Te Ataahia, from Reo Rua Ltd will be running a lesson every Tuesday at Kuranui for our Kaitiaki Academy students. Te Reo PLD – Every Wednesday 3.30 till 5, 10 weeks in term 4. Sign up sheet is here.  ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

In this fortnights update: Kaitiaki Academy – Te Ataahia, from Reo Rua Ltd will be running a lesson every Tuesday at Kuranui for our Kaitiaki Academy students. Here is invite. Kaiako Academy – Wednesdays PLD sessions running Te Reo lessons over 10 weeks in term 4. These will be run by Te Ataahia, from Reo Rua Ltd. … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 9" ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Coming up this week … Poutama Pounamu Observation  – Check your email for details, link to information is here. Juanita and I are available if you want to book time with one of us. In this fortnights panui from Simon, Micaela, Hamish and Kathryn … Appointment for Kaiwhakahaere position Treaty Training Reading Rubric Quiz Night 11 September ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Coming up this week … Observation Groups formed – Check your email for details, link to information is here. Kahui Ako PLD sessions are running … note the change to CC4T, this is now a general session where you can drop in and focus on what is on top with you with DT new curriculum … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 5" ...
Poutama Pounamu

Poutama Pounamu

Forming learning groups. ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Coming up this week We are beginning our next Inquiry Cycle starting with Poutama Pounamu Observations to help us discover what is going on for the learners in our classes, and to help identify an area to focus on. To form the observation groups please complete the survey here is the diagram that we looked at last … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 3" ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Masterclass successNext up on the PD schedule The next item on our shared PD schedule is focused on reading. CC4T is on Wednesday pm.Job advertisements Kaitiaki Academy on holdDT PLD … Shona here in week 3, not too late to sign up  If DT PLD  this is something you would like to do then here is link … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 2" ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

In this weeks panui #33: Covid-19 Hauora/Wellbeing Survey Review and analysis Hapū/Iwi strategic plan update Staff PLD sessions start Term 3 ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Newsletter #32 In this weeks newsletter: Summary of community voice feedback Hapū/Iwi plan feedback Hauora Survey, if you have not already completed survey link is here Student masterclass starts in Term 3 Staff PLD sessions start Term 3, sign up link is here Juanita and I will be running Inquiry Drop in sessions starting next … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 10" ...

Kuranui Update

Week 6 newsletter Masterclass Timetable PLD Timetable Enviro School Teacher Hub Longterm Plan ...

Inquiry

Slideshow from this afternoons session  Link to Kuranui College Inquiry Model ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up Tuesdays | Inquiry Breakfast – 8.10 – 8.40 in Staffroom sign up here. Wed 20 Nov | Inquiry Session  – Staffroom Junior Student Inquiry | from Week 5 Tuesday P3 and Friday P3 | Focus “Climate Change” ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up … Tuesdays | Inquiry Breakfast – 8.10 – 8.40 in Staffroom sign up here. Wed 6 Nov | DT PLD – sign up here https://ahikaroa.kiatakatu.ac.nz/dt-wairarapa-2019-11-06 Junior Student Inquiry | from Week 5 Tuesday P3 and Friday P3 | Focus “Climate Change” ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up … Tuesdays | Inquiry Breakfast – 8.10 – 8.40 in the Staffroom sign up here. Wed 6 Nov | 3.15 – 4.15 Inquiry Session in T7 Junior Student Inquiry | Tuesday P3 and Friday P3 | Focus”Climate Change” ...

Kuranui Student

We began the session with and introduction discussions about inquiry. The inquiry model we will be using is based on the Gwen Gawith Inquiry Model and the Lane Clark inquiry model.  Students here: Taizak, Josh, Jayden, Jorga, Hamish, Amon, Kara, Oli Issue One: Issue one “Reputation Pride Disrespect” Surveys being produced – Students and Staff ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up … Tuesdays | Inquiry Breakfast – 8.10 – 8.40 in the Staffroom sign up here. Wed 25 Sept | Inquiry Learning groups in staffroom  OR self directed Inquiry The two support principals have been appointed: Karen Goodall, Principal of St Mary’s Primary School. Matt Jacket, Principal of Pirinoa Primary School Newsletter from Kathryn and Micaela … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 10" ...

Relaxation Room

The student inquiry group ran a relaxation room for seniors, during exam week. The idea was to give students a place to go and relax half an hour before an exam, where they could participate in activities to help them to relax. ...
Waka Website

Waka Website

Here is link to version 1 of the Waka Metaphor website.   ...
Poutama Pounamu 6

Poutama Pounamu 6

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Wednesday 28th

Wednesday 28th

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Inquiry Breakfast

Inquiry Breakfast

This term we have started “Inquiry Breakfast” sessions, in addition to Wednesday afternoon Inquiry learning groups.  Come and join Juanita and Witarina and other staff members to talk about your inquiry and get some good ideas.  WHEN – we meet every Tuesday morning from 8.10 to 8.40.  ...
The 6 Principles

The 6 Principles

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Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Coming up … Wed 28 August | Inquiry – all staff after school Tuesdays | Inquiry Breakfast – 8.10 – 8.40 in the Staffroom sign up here. Wed 11 Sept | Inquiry Learning groups in staffroom  OR self directed Inquiry Wed 18 Sept | Inquiry Learning groups in staffroom  OR self directed Inquiry Wed 25 Sept … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 5" ...
Kuranui Student

Kuranui Student

This morning we presented our inquiry to the South Wairarapa Steering Group down at Greytown Library.  ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 2 Tue 6 August | Inquiry Breakfast – 8.10 – 8.40 in the Staffroom sign up here.Wed 7 August | Inquiry Learning Groups – 3 – 4 in the Staffroom sign up here.Thu 8 August | Student Led Inquiry – Presenting at Steering Group Hui – 9 – 11 at Greytown Library Wed 14 … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 3" ...

Term 3 Week

Student Led Inquiry met P5 in the library.  ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up: 29 July | Student Led Inquiry 14 August | Kahui Ako Inquiry SeminarLearning Group Sessions  | Please indicate your preference here. The options are Tuesdays 8.10 – 8.40 or Wednesdays 3.15 – 3.45.  Kaitiaki Academy The Kaitiaki Academy continues to thrive.  Both the rangatahi group and the kaiako group are working towards normalising te … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 3 Week 2" ...

Student Inquiry

There are two areas of Inquiry so far, Perception in the Community and Boring Lunchtimes. The Inquiry Some key questions that might help you start your inquiry: What is one of the issues in our community and what can we do about it? How does it impact me and/or the community? Who does it involve? … Continue reading "Student Inquiry" ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up:  27th June | Matariki Workshops (sign up sheet here) and  Matariki Community Celebrations 8th-11th July | Te Tiriti o Waitangi training – It’s great to see so many have signed up already. Here is the poster and signup link if you want to check it out.  Wednesday 3 July (3.15 – 4) | Inquiry session to … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 9" ...

Inquiry Seminar

On Wednesday 22nd May, teachers focussing on Digital Technologies met up at Featherston school to hear about and contribute to ideas around this inquiry topic. We started the session off with a sharing of ideas: Andrew from Featherston School shared how he was using Khan Academy for engaging boys. Khan Academy has some great resources … Continue reading "Inquiry Seminar Digital Technologies 22 May Meet Up" ...

Kuranui Teacher

Last Wednesday we met as a staff to co-construct our 2019 learning groups. The key message for this year is that your Inquiry does not have to be a long drawn out affair. It can be short. Here is the wordle generated from our group discussions … Learning Groups Based on our group discussions these … Continue reading "Kuranui Teacher Inquiry" ...

Kuranui Update

19 June | Wednesday PLD session (forming learning groups) 27th June | Matariki Workshops (sign up sheet here) and  Matariki Community Celebrations8th-11th July | Te Tiriti o Waitangi training – It’s great to see so many have signed up already. Here is the poster and signup link if you want to check it out.  Student Inquiry  A great session … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 8" ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up: 12 June | Wednesday PLD session (forming learning groups) 27th June | Matariki Workshops (sign up sheet here) and  Matariki Community Celebrations8th-11th July | Te Tiriti o Waitangi training – It’s great to see so many have signed up already. Here is the poster and signup link if you want to check it out.  Link to Alison … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 7" ...

Waka Metaphor

Carterton School Dalefield School Featherston School Southend School St Mary’s School St Teresa’s School Gladstone School Greytown School Kahutara School  Pirinoa School ...

Kuranui Update

Coming up: Wednesday 5 June | 3.15 in the staffroom Witarina will be running a session on using the iPads. Sign up here.  Friday 7th June P1 | Student Led Inquiry  Juanita and Witarina working with Josh Weigman, Rose Nobel, Evlyn Stokes, Emma Rose, Jayden Drinnan, Hamish Kill, Ruby Swanson, Oli Hammat and Jorja Holden.  is underway and … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 6" ...

Treaty Workshop

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Kuranui Update

The time certainly is flying at the moment and there has been a lot going on over the last two weeks. If you are interested in reading about everything that has gone on in the Kahui Ako panui to date click here.   Coming up: Staff PLD Session | Wednesday 5 June – This session will start … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 5" ...

Matariki Art

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Kuranui Student

We are finally up and running! Yesterday P4 twelve students came along to the first session with heaps of ideas on how we can improve hauora at Kuranui College.  The session started with a brainstorm of the pluses and minuses at Kuranui College for students. Pluses: Minuses: The session ended with some Inquiry Question ideas: … Continue reading "Kuranui Student Inquiry" ...
Inquiry Seminar &

Inquiry Seminar &

sign up sheet is here  ...
Kuranui Update

Kuranui Update

Kiaora koutou and welcome to the first update post. You can expect to see an update of what we have been up to each week. A lot has been happening over the last few weeks. Coming up this term Inquiry seminars for all staff  22nd May at Featherston Schools (more details to be forwarded soon)Matariki … Continue reading "Kuranui Update Term 2 Week 2" ...
Kaitiaki Academy

Kaitiaki Academy

What an exciting start to the term!  On Thursday last week we ran out first Kaitiaki Academy.  There are 31 students involved in this opportunity and their wero is to bring their knowledge and learning back to their kura to help normalise te reo Māori.  Massive thanks to Hau Ariki marae, Raihānia Tipoki, Matua Wiremu … Continue reading "Kaitiaki Academy" ...

Inquiry Seminar | Digital Technologies On Wednesday 20th February a group of us met at the Greytown Primary School staffroom to discuss our inquiries. It was a great afternoon with twenty attendees, many of whom were new to the teacher as inquirer process, and were there to find out more.  The session started with a … Continue reading "" ...
CC4T | Maori

CC4T | Maori

Sessions Session 1 – Scratch TutorialSession 1 – Scratch Project ...
Code Club for

Code Club for

Here is a snapshot of the great Code Club for Teachers session which was run by Witarina Owens on Wednesday. The activities were fun, practical and hands on. Don’t miss the next one, this Wednesday 21st November 3.30 to 5.00 at Kuranui College. ...
Student Led Inquiry

Student Led Inquiry

The Student Led Inquiry has many important messages for us all as a community. Check out a few of their thoughts here (more to come): ...
He waka eke noa &

He waka eke noa &

South Wairarapa and Carterton educators, learners, iwi, and community members came together on Thursday evening at a Hui held at Kuranui College to discuss how to ensure young people experience success. The aim of the evening was to share the focus of the South Wairarapa Kāhui Ako for the coming year. Led by teachers and … Continue reading "He waka eke noa – The well-being of our kids. We are all in this together!" ...