Year 1 - 2 Whānau

Our Team

Susan Widger
Teacher - Team Lead
Room - A3
Georgina Briggs
Room - A1
Molly Davies
Room - A2

Orakei Year 0-2 Hub - Term Overview 2024

Inquiry Theme: A Journey from Self to Community

Kaupapa | Lines of Inquiry
Mana Potential
Exploring different Atua and connecting our knowledge to our local area.
Pangarau | Maths
Number knowledge and Strategy
Addition and subtraction strategies (basic facts 5, 10, 20). Geometry; shapes and orientation. Simple grouping strategies.
Nga Toi | The Arts
Creative projects related to our Inquiry focus: Mana Potential.
Te Reo Maori
Greetings, Numbers, Days, Colours, Vowel System. Weekly te reo lessons with Kōkā Kehaia.
Panui Reading
Structured literacy. Independent and shared reading.
Tuhituhi | Writing
Structured literacy. Recount, descriptive, poetry, handwriting.
Big books
Events & Programmes
Mana Potential - Amazing Race
A1, A2, A3 walking to Okahu Bay
Hauora | Health & PE
Health & PE
Collaboration and empowerment leading to healthy sense of self. PE sessions with Kate Denman every Thursday 11.30 am - 12 noon. PE sessions with A1, A2, A3 Tuesdays 9.15 am - 9.45 am
Play Based Learning
A1, A2, A3, R5 Wednesdays and Thursdays 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Mitey Programme
Mitey Programme
Mitey Programme Level 1. Identity, diversity, relationships, emotions, empathy.