Monday, 27 February 2017

3. leadership (other merit)

We had gardening club this week and we are almost finished and I also helped Mr Mcaeven.I showed my care values by helping Mr Mcaeven with helping him setup for the garden show.

3.Leadership (merit key role)

We had a meeting in which we had to make our own goals to be a good student leader.Today I also put the put the flag up.I also helped out Miss Ward for the ESOL meeting today.I showed my care values by helping Miss Ward for the ESOL meeting.

Saturday, 11 February 2017

2. Home learning challenge

This is my home learning challenge to make a christchurch tourist iterniary  

8:00 am                Visit to Hagley Park

Things to see: Avon River, Botanical Garden, Museum, Rose Garden, guided tour of the garden on a caterpillar, coffee and snacks at Café

Costs: No fee except expenses for food and coffee at the Café

Transport: Public transport available

11:00 am             Tour of the Central City on Tram

Things to see: Container market or Start Mall, Cathedral square, Queen Victoria statue, penguin wall, Bridge of remembrance.

Costs: $25

Note: A tourist can drop down at several stops, roam around, eat, shop and then catch the next train.

2:00 pm               Punting in Avon River

Things to see: Ducks, scoots, trout, eel, Christchurch hospital

Costs: $28

3:00 pm               Mona Vale Park

Things to see: Homestead hall, pond and flowers

Costs: No fee

Note: Botanic Garden, Museum, Tram, Punting, Mona Vale Park are all in the same vicinity and no transport is required.

4:00 pm               Westfield Riccarton Shopping Mall

Things to see: Shops, cinema, grocery, food court

Note: On weekdays and Sunday, mall closes at 6:00 pm. On Saturday, mall closes at 9:00 pm.



9:00 am                Deans Bush

Things to see: Native trees and shrubs, old house of Deans’ family, weekend market

Costs: No entry fee

12:00 pm           Sumner Beach

Things to see: Beach, surfing, kayaking, boating, fishing, fish and chips, restaurants

5:00 pm             Dinner at Sumner

Things to eat: fish and chips, pizza hut, subway and local café.


9:00 am                Victoria park

Things to see: park, good view of Christchurch site, lots of trails 

Cost: no entry fee                                          

12:00 pm              Sign of kiwi

Things to see: view of the Christchurch city, lyttelton harbour, Tracking

Cost: No entry fee

 2:00 pm                Gondola cable cars

Things to see: souvenir, view of port hills, binoculars, view of lyttelton harbour

Cost: $28

5:00 pm                  Dinner at a restaurant

Things to eat: pizza, burger, chips, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Asian etc.


9:00 am                 Taylor mistake beach

Things to see: beach, surfing, kayaking, playground, trails, mussels, fishing

Cost: No entry fees

12:00 pm                Groynes Park

Things to see: playgrounds, river, kayaking, paddle boating, waterfall

Cost: No entry fee

3:00 pm                  Dinner at restaurant

Things to eat: pizza, burger, chips, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Mexican, Asian etc.

2.Leadership (other merit)

On Tuesday or Wednesday I had Garden Club and we had important work to do.We had to put some plants in disposible coffee cups and all of it was for the garden show.First we punched holes at the bottom of the holes with pins.Next we put durt in it and than we put the plants in it.There were a total of 500 plants.250 red ones and 250 white ones.The colours were choosen to match the candy cane as it is for the garden show.I showed my care values by helping Mr Mcaveen.

2.Leadership (key role merit)

From Tuesday to Friday Sasha and I put the flag up and down everyday.We did our duties on time.There was also a ESOL meeting in the staff room and I helped alot.I set up the chairs,put some cups up and grated cheese on some crackers and greeted the parents who came.Sasha and I intoduced ourselves as the cultural ammbasseder of 2017.On Friday it was Japans national day and I put the Japanese flag up and because Sasha was not there today I had to put the flag down.I showed the care values by respecting the Japanese flag even though it is different than the New Zealand flag.

1. Home learning challenge R4.

These are the six phrases I learnt in Spanish.The accent is different and the pronouncement is different.

Friday, 3 February 2017

1.leadership (other merit)

I have joined the garden club and we go on every Monday.This week we went on Thursday.On Thursday we put the barrels outside the junior classes.I have shown my care values by helping Mr.Mcavean around the school.There is also tech next week and cooking is the thing I am most looking forward to.

1.leadership (key role merit)

Today I put down the Sri Lankan flag and Sasha put the flag up.I showed the care values by respecting the flag and trying not to make it touch the ground or someone's feet.We even had a meeting with Mr.Ladbrook and we found out about our job description.We even met Miss.Smith who is our cultural teacher.On the third or fourth week we are introducing multicultural week and I am looking forward to it.