Sunday, December 14, 2014

Christmas at the races

We went to the races Friday afternoon.  It was lots of fun we saw horses racing and even got to see a live band

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

BBQ at Yatton park with guys group

Today we went to Yatton park for guys group,we had a BBQ for lunch then had a tug of war,swing on a rope,then had a gumboot throwing game,it was a fun day

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

coastguard headquarters

Spent the day at the coastguard headquarters, was very cool we got to meet Simon, look around the boat, and even managed to squeeze in a bit of fishing after lunch.

Bayclay 2014

We went to Baycourt to see the pottery exhibition.We had a table showing off our latest work too,it was a great show !!!

Thursday, November 20, 2014

3D street art

Came across this pretty cool piece of art, all done on chalk, for the street art competition in Greerton.  It's not quite finished, but looking good.  We even got to meet the artist, very talented Jamie Harkins

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

AUCKLAND

What an awesome day we had yesterday in Auckland we went to kelly tarltons and saw the big sharks and sting rays then off to sky city where we got a tour of the sky tower 60 stories high! What an awesome day.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Soccer match

We had a soccer match against Wilrose yesterday.  It was lots of fun, and we got to take the trophy back to Greerton with us. 

Sunday, November 2, 2014

Fishing at the beach

Had lots of fun in the sun at PAPAMOA beach,these are the hooks we used on our new contiki

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Renovating

Here I am busy with the guys sanding our little table for the gallery.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Personal Books

This morning I started to make my IPP board ,it's in the shape of a podium as my dream is to be a medal winner.Its coming on nicely and I'm looking forward to hanging this one up!

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Fish and chips !!!!

We had an awesome outing to the Strand,we fished and I nearly caught a HUGE one.....it got away !!! Then we had fish and chips for lunch....delicious !!!

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

To the summit!

Yesterday we climbed the Mount. It was a lovely day out. We had lunch at the summit.

Sunday, September 28, 2014

Foodbank

Busy,busy at the Foodbank....lots of rice and sugar to bag up! 

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Te Puna Quarry

Yesterday we went to the Te Puna Quarry.  It was nice and peaceful with lots of art work, sculptures, and a few ponds.  We got to see an old quarry digger, and a cool dragon

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Out to a show

Today I got out and about to watch the drama production marry popins.

Monday, September 22, 2014

My Birthday

I had a lovely day on my birthday,my friends gave me a delicious chocolate cake....my favourite,yumm !

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Basketball match

Yesterday we went to the QEYC and had a game of basketball on their indoor courts.  It was lots of fun and I even presented Modz with the winners trophy.  When we got back to Greerton I won the best sportsmanship award.

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Around the world disco

I went to the disco at Te Puke.  The theme was Around the World and I dressed up as from Australia.  It was really fun we had lots of competitions I even won a prize for the best dancer from Greerton. 

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Foodbank

Today I worked hard at Foodbank.I counted tea bags and packed 20 into many little bags ready for the food parcels.We also measured scoops of flour and packed those into little bags too.

Thursday, August 28, 2014

A gift from my friend

Yesterday my friend Gayleen surprised me with a gift,a mosaic mirror she had made.It is for my room and is awesome.

Thursday, August 14, 2014

Pottery

We have been working on a new project,curly coiled candleholders....I am very good at rolling coils and have enjoyed building these new pots !

Thursday, August 7, 2014

Sports

In sports we have been practicing basketball and will be challenging Wilrose soon....look out guys,prepare to be defeated !!!!

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Van Washing

This morning I washed the vans at work with my friends helping.We vacuumed ,polished and hosed the van...I like my jobs and I'm good at them !!

Thursday, July 10, 2014

Pottery

Here I am making some more clay daleks for our army.Exterminate,exterminate !!!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Cultural studies

We have been studying Egypt in cultural studies.  We have made a sarcophagus, learnt how to write our names in Egyptian hieroglyphs and cooked some Egyptian food.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Drama Production

We went to see our friends on the stage at the Detour Theatre.It was good fun seeing them perform with lots of dancing and laughter !

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Papier-mâché Mirrors

We have now finished our latest project in art,our papier-mâché mirror frames...I'm really pleased with mine and going to hang it in the gallery for everyone to see.

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Big pots

We are really pleased with our latest coil pots,they have an usual wobbly shape and I helped to cut the wavy top!! 

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Camper Vans !!

I am so pleased with my latest project in pottery....my red camper vans.I am going to hang them on the wall in The NextDoor Gallery here at Arohanui.....feeling very proud !!

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Coil Pots !

I have had fun in pottery making our latest coil pots.We roll the clay into coils and then build them up to make a large pot.We use a wooden tool to join the coils and a rubber kidney to make the inside really smooth.I like my big pots !

Paper Mirror Frame

Today I painted my mirror frame.I chose to colour it blue like the sky.I have enjoyed making this frame and have decided to try and sell it in the gallery here at Arohanui.

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Easter Eggs !!

Here I am decorating a clay egg.We made lots of pinch pots,joined them together and cut the tops to look like a cracking egg !!! Happy Easter everyone !!

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Picnic!

Here I am with my friends enjoying an outing to Kulim Park.We had a picnic and played volleyball,it was great fun !!

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Sports outing

We had an awesome time in the park.I enjoyed playing golf with my friends.

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Back to work !

Here I am at Foodbank busy packing the soaps and toilet rolls....just one of the many useful jobs I do !

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Pottery

I had an awesome time in pottery ! We rolled the clay flat to make tiles...we used the patterned stamps to press in the clay and decorate.

Buried village

Yesterday we went to the buried village.  It was pretty cool. We got to walk along a river, go down into some old buildings that had been buried. Pics to come soon.....

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Paper mâché

We are making mirror frames from paper mâché.I enjoy tearing up the paper and glueing it all together.I hope to take this to my new flat!

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Drama

It's great to be back at the Historic Village for our drama session.Here I am with Kim and all the guys.

Sunday, February 9, 2014

Keeping fit!

Here I am keeping fit doing my exercises with my new friend Roger.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Christmas Party

I had an awesome time at the party,we all dressed up and I was Spider-Man !!