Last term we acquired a Jimu robot from accumulated points. Thankfully we have some gun learners who were able to put the robot together. This will compliment the Makeymakey and Sphero we have for our students. A special thanks to Lachlan H, Cael Y and Judd M for giving up some of their holiday time. […]
Having just returned from the 2017 Marlborough Lines Science Fair prize giving, I am once again a very proud principal of the remarkable results of our students of Rapaura School. This recognition reiterates the self-managing learners we have who have had to time manage, persist, fail and jump back as they’ve tested and tried the Nature […]
Gus and Rory came to tell me the chickens had laid the first egg! I asked Gus what was to happen with the egg? He told me that he was going to give it to Dave. Dave is the man who supported the class with ‘half’ of the chicken coop. I can imagine Dave will […]
The Queen Charlotte Sailing people came to school to share their knowledge and to ignite interest for those students who wished to learn more about sailing. The session was very informative and interactive as you can see from the photos. The tamariki signed a flag which is to be presented to Team NZ.
Our senior boys, tamaiti tane, welcomed Charlie S back to the Gifford Room to share his writing. The welcome Charlie received, illustrates the respect and the mana he has amongst the students of Rapaura School. The visit was part of the Marlborough School’s writing week.
Ambience, vibrancy and success are the three words that I believe captured Rapaura School’s Night Festival celebration. The vibe and feedback from many of you was outstanding. We are so excited to hear you enjoyed the evening and to have the children lead the learning in a this way highlights the great learning at Rapaura […]
Now things are getting really exciting with the roof on the new learning area. The staff have chosen colours for the carpet and Autex for the walls. The fun has begun.