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Kids on Laptop

Welcome to Your New Online Newspaper!

Welcome to your brand new and exciting online school newspaper. On here you will read some wonderful posts, see great images and watch cool videos – all thanks to the wonderful students who will create memories of their time at our school, and to all the teachers and staff who will help contribute as well. [...]

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Welcome to our Class!

On Wednesday 26th September we were lucky to be invited by The New Zealand Book Council to host its inaugral ‘Books and Brekkie’. The aim of the event was to support parents’ involvement in their children’s reading, and was sponsored by the NZ Book Council and Pitango (kids meals). Many Year 5-6 students and their [...]

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Kids on Ipad

School Video

Check out this video, with the students at Onerahi Primary School using the Cabu! software to publish their work. Working initially with a withdrawl group of 12 senior students, The Beacon News Crew, we have also discovered that an initiative such as this has further provided authentic contexts for students to Learn and develop journalism [...]

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Our Sports

On Thursday 6 December a group of senior students took the high seas to learn to sail Optimist yachts. This was the result of a two day land based programme that was run in term one. Unfortunately the weather conditions were two strong for their initial planned sail day in April , so arrangements were [...]

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