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Glenfield Santa Parade

Here are photos of the Windy Ridge float and performances from the Glenfield Santa Parade. Thank you to Karen Palmer for these fabulous photos.    

By |23rd November 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|0 Comments

Middle & Senior School Athletics

Thanks to Mrs Boyce who took these photos of winners at the Middle and Senior School Athletics.   Well done everyone!

By |20th November 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|1 Comment

Room 11 Investigates

Room 11 used Chromatography to investigate the ink in our everyday felt pens. Chromatography (/ˌkroʊməˈtɒɡrəfi/; from Greek χρῶμα chroma "color" and γράφειν graphein "to write" ) is the collective term for a set of laboratory techniques [...]

By |16th November 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|3 Comments

It’s a Solid! It’s a Liquid! It’s Oobleck!

Room 11 Discovers Oobleck! I notice ...? looks, feels,  smells like... I predict? What will happen when I add the water? How much will I need? Making Oobleck  Mix cornflour, food colouring and water and what do [...]

By |16th November 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|1 Comment

Bobby and Brian At Windy Ridge School

  Windy Ridge School had a visit from Bobby and Brian. They explained to us how much sense it makes to wear a seat belt. We learnt that the seat belt prevents the second crash [...]

By |6th November 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|0 Comments

Te Reo in Room 8 with Whaea Keri

http://youtu.be/LTDFnNYsb5Y http://youtu.be/VPHGlCnybGw    

By |3rd November 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|1 Comment

Mrs M and the Art Club

Mrs M and the Art Club have been busy using their artistic talents to brighten up our school environment.  The Art Club meets on Thursdays after school.  Take a look at their current project on [...]

By |30th October 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|9 Comments

Athletics Training

Middle and Senior School classes have begun athletics training in preparation for our Athletics Day later in the term.  Here is a video of Room 1 students learning correct sprinting techniques.

By |25th October 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|1 Comment

Newspaper Fashion Challenge

Photos from Team Falcon's 'Newspaper Fashion Challenge'.  Well done to all the children for working so creatively and co-operatively together.  Your outfits were amazing!  (Click on photo for larger version.)  Part 1:  Making!  Part 2:  Fashion [...]

By |24th October 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|13 Comments

Gardening 3 – Laying Mulch

We brainstormed why we were laying mulch on our kumara patches. keep weed down keep the soil moist and cool in summer, save us from watering decompose slowly, release nutrients into the soil and help [...]

By |23rd September 2014|WRS 2014 Posts|0 Comments