Thursday, August 25, 2016

Hiwi the Kiwi visits Pt England

Our school were very fortunate to have the Minstrel and his lovely wife come and talk to our school today about Fishing for our future, Boat safety and Seabird handling. We got to sing songs, listen to stories and some of our children won posters, stickers and other prizes.
Thank you Hiwi the Kiwi for visiting our school today!
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Monday, August 22, 2016

School Cross Country 2016

Last week on Friday, our whole school took part in Cross Country. Our children ran in their year and gender groups. First up were the Year 1s right up to our Year 8s. All children tried their best and it was a beautiful sunny day for it too. Congratulations to all our winners and thank you to Spark helpers who came along as well.


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Harold and the Life Ed Van visits Pt England

For the first three weeks of the term, Lynn and the Life Education Caravan including Harold came to visit us. Each team learned different aspects and themes. Team 4 focused on relationships with others and values that make us good citizens. Our class also learned about empathy. During our assembly Harold came out to say goodbye to us all.
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Friday, July 29, 2016

Term 2 Art Pieces

Here is a short movie from Term 2 that showcases our art.

Room 8 Art from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bubblegum Dance Crew visits Pt England

This afternoon our school were very fortunate to have the Bubblegum Dance from the Palace perform for us. They are off to the World Hip Hop dance competition in Las Vegas. We wish them all the best. Crowns Up!

Bubblegum from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Term 3: We are the Champions

Term 3 has begun and our tumuaki Mr Burt and Mrs Burt have returned from their trip overseas. Our school wide inquiry is called: We are the Champions and we are focusing on the Olympics. Our team are looking at the Olympics "Exposed". Here was our team movie and a short snippet from today's assembly. Enjoy and watch this space for more work from our class.

Team 4 immersion Term 3 from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Team 5 in today's assembly
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Friday, July 8, 2016

Art Process: As I See It

As part of this term's inquiry's focus: As I See It. Our whole school had to create a piece of art to share in the exhibition. We practiced a lot of drawing and noticed what we needed to improve in our drawings, which was using the space of our paper wisely. Check out the process. We used pencil, paper, crayons, pastels and paints. We will post another movie of our finished art pieces.
Room 8 Art Process from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Paul Martin

Paul Martin is a New Zealand comic book artist, graphic artist and ex-rugby player for the Chiefs. He came to visit our team to teach us about comics and drawing. Paul Martin talked to us about what inspired him to do what he loves and encouraged us to keep persevering even when things seems hard. Some of us were lucky enough to buy his book and he signed them and gave them to the children personally.
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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Year 7 and 8 Boys Rugby

Yesterday, our year 7 and 8 boys played against Sylvia Park school. The final score was 17-12 with a final try from Te Mauri. We were all so proud of them and hope they continue to play hard for the rest of the season.
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Monday, June 13, 2016

Polynesian Hall of Fame Stars visit us

Last week we were very lucky to have Jesse Sapolu and Ma'a Tanuvasa along with others came to visit our school. They spoke to students from Year 4-8 students about American Football and how it can give others a great education. They also shared about how important it is for children to stay in school and get an education. Here is a short clip of their visit.
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Monday, June 6, 2016

Kiwsport Netball

 















This term our class has had netball sessions with coach Christina. She taught us many skills like: passing, catching, pivot, shooting and defending. We were very lucky to have Christina us and we'd like to thank her for helping us.







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Friday, June 3, 2016

Celebrating Samoan Language Week

Our Senior Samoan group from Fiafia performed in school assembly this morning. We are celebrating Samoan Language Week. Ia Manuia le vaioso le gagana Samoa. Here's a short clip.

IMG_2887 from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Comic Art in our Space

Our team are focusing on comic art. We've been learning about comic art from reading different texts in literacy. We've also based our animations on superheroes and are going to turn our stacks into comic like animations.

Team 4 Comic from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Auckland Blues visit Pt England School



Today our school were very fortunate to have six players from the Auckland Blues visit us. They came and took 50 children from year 5-7 for skills, drills and games. Thank you Auckland Blues. We wish you all the best for the rest of the Super Rugby season. Here are some photos and a short clip.
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Tamaki College Band performs at Pt England

On Tuesday, our school were very lucky to have the Tamaki College Band perform for us. Their senior students performed different songs for our whole school. It was a privilege to have them and we hope they come again. It was so nice to see some ex- Pt England students too.
Here are some highlights.
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Thank you Variety Club

Toni was very blessed to have a new uniform this week. Thanks to sponsorship from the The Children's Variety Club. Here is a photo of him in his brand new uniform and a video saying 'thank you'.
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Thursday, May 12, 2016

iluminate comes to Pt England

On Tuesday our whole school were very fortunate to have three members of iluminate come and perform for us. They are so amazing! Check out the highlights here.

i luminate at PES from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Term 2: As I see it

This term has begun. Our inquiry is called "As I see It". We are focusing on art. In team 4 we will be looking at comic art. Here is a movie that was made by Mr Goodwin to get our children hooked into the topic.


Teacher Vengers from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Thursday, April 14, 2016

Raven from Mai FM visits Pt England

For our Duffy hero this term, Raven from the radio station Mai FM came to talk to us. She told us lots of things but especially about how much she loves reading. All our classes were presented with a box of reading books as part of the Duffy books in homes programme. Thank you Raven, Duffy Books and our sponsors for giving us these books to read.

Fiafia 2016



Fiafia Highlights 2016 from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.
FiaFia 2016 Night snippets from Team 4 Pes on Vimeo.

Every two years our school has a Fiafia. It is a chance for all the children to share an item to do with their cultures and their talents. There were 18 groups altogether and everyone takes part. Children could choose up to three groups of what they wanted to be part of. Here are some highlights from this evening.