Ngā Kaiako/Teachers​

afterschoolclubs-2

We seek to empower tamariki to become literate through activities that are meaningful and engaging and by providing free and open access to a broad range of materials and services. 

Poipoia te kakano kia puawai. Nurture the seed and it will blossom.

What we are offering in Term 2

Matariki

Visit the Library and learn what Matariki is, and the ways that people celebrate it using stories, waiata and activities. All ages.

STEAM Sessions/Auahatanga

Let your tamariki explore coding, Lego or robots in fun sessions focusing on thinking and problem solving. Year Level: 1 – 13

Library Connections/Tūhono Wharepukapuka

Connect with the Library this term. Come for a visit and we will take a tour behind the scenes, teach your tamariki how to use the catalogue, enjoy a Storytime and spend time browsing. Year Level: 1 - 13

Build a Video Game/Hanga he Kēmu Ataata

Bloxels is a game building app that uses programming technology and physical blocks to build a video game with levels, characters and challenges (6 one hour sessions) Year Level: 5 – 13

Lindsay's Book Club/Karapu Pukapuka a Lindsay

Book activities and reading that encourages reading for pleasure and literacy. Three thirty minute workshops with a small group of students or fortnightly visits during the term.

Library Resources/Rauemi Pukapuka

We have a wonderful range of resources we can either bring to you or set up here.

Build a video game with Bloxels
Code with Dash and Dot Robots
Coding with Lightbot and Scratch
Educational Digital Games
Lego construction
Virtual Reality (12 years and over)

Book of the Month/Pukapuka o te Marama

Climate Crisis For Beginners

Andrew Prentice

This book explains, in simple language and with clear illustrations, what the climate is, and how it is changing very rapidly at the moment, and the effects this is having on our planet.