Year 1 - 2 Whānau

Our Team

Susan Widger
Teacher - Team Lead
Room - E1
Sarah Connolly
Room - A1
Samantha Cameron
Room - A2

Orakei Year 0-2 Hub - Term Overview 2023

Inquiry Theme: A Journey from Self to Community

Kaupapa | Lines of Inquiry
A Journey from Self to Community: Exploring our School Values
Exploration of our School Values: Respect, Kindness, Self Belief, Inquiring Minds, Excellence and Creativity. We will be exploring what each of our school values means through meaningful class discussions and activities.
Pangarau | Maths
Number knowledge and Strategy
Addition and subtraction strategies (basic facts 5, 10, 20). Measurement. Year 2 - Skip counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s.
Nga Toi | The Arts
Creative projects related to our Inquiry focus: A Journey from Self to Community.
Te Reo Maori
Greetings, Numbers, Days, Colours, Vowel System
Panui Reading
PM guided reading. Structured literacy. Independent and shared reading.
Tuhituhi | Writing
Recount, narrative, descriptive, poetry, handwriting
Big books
Events & Programmes
Junior Athletics Day
Thursday 9th November
Cheekee Hero Fun Rund
Friday 1st December
Last Day of School
Friday 15 December (1 pm finish)
Hauora | Health & PE
Health & PE
Collaboration, sharing and empathy. Showing respect through cooperative games and activiites focusing on group goals.
Play Based Learning
E1, A1, A2 Thursday and Fridays 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm
Resilience Programme
Recognise our emotions and those of others.