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School Journal Listening Post

What’s going on in NZ and around the World?  Cool news!

What are you wondering?

From NZ Maths Week
Try some awesome challenges and see how well you can do!

Topic – Anzac Day

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ANZAC Day: Grandad Goes to War

ANZAC Day – What’s it all about?

What? When? Where? Who? Why? How?

Five ANZAC Stories

(including ‘ANZAC Ted’ and ‘Simpson’s Donkey’

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Topic: The Animal Kingdom


How do we classify all living things

What are the five kingdoms?

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How and why do we classify animals?

How could you classify a lion?

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What is a mammal? How do species differ?

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Watch this video on mammals


Animals have different ways of protecting themselves and surviving in their environment.

How do some animals adapt to their environment?

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How do other animals adapt to their environment?

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More examples of how animals adapt

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How do animals change over time?

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How do some New Zealand plants and animals differ from others in the world?

Why do they differ?

Birds and Animals unique to New Zealand






Our School Website
This is what your parents and the public can see about our school.

Images for Puhinui School
Can you find someone you know?

NZ Maths Week
Can you do the challenges and become a Maths Millionaire?

Writing Tips
Do you want to know how to write a good story?

Informative writing
Why not use informative writing skills to make a newspaper?

BBC Science
Find out how things work and change!

BBC Bitesize
Find out about lots of things!

Science for Kids USA
Learn stuff, Play games, Watch videos!

Study Ladder
Get your teacher to help you log in, then try these great activities to help your learning

New Zealand Maths Week
Try some awesome activities here

Cool Maths Games:
Find out how good you are at these great maths games! Choose a maths topic and get started.

Math games
Try these great Place Value games

Cool Maths 4 Kids
Try these cool activities and games to improve your maths skills?

Can you solve these math problems and challenges?
Can you solve the challenge?

Check out your maths skills

Using Inspiration
Some good ideas for using Inspiration to help your thinking

Spelling City
Try your spelling skills at Spelling City

Use a Dictionary
Find words, puzzles, & activities

Natural Heritage Collection
Awesome site – great nature pics

Books Books Books
Review a book from our library and comment on other reviews.Share your opinions!

Wicked games to learn from!
Try these games and puzzles. See what you can learn!

New Zealand Authors
Information about many well-known New Zealand authors and their books.

Famous Authors
Find out about authors like Lemony Snickett, Andy Griffiths, Dick King Smith, Anne Fine, Judy Blume … and many more!

Why is it important to pronounce Maori correctly?
Watch the video. Do you agree?

Practice your Maori pronunciation – listen and say.
Try saying the Maori alphabet.

Learn some common words and phrases
Listen and try them.

100 common Maori words
Listen and try some.

Maori words for festivals, days, months, seasons, greetings etc