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Matai and Kauri went to Aokautere School to watch a science magic show. When we got there we sat on a chair and waited. The man who was performing it did all sorts of things. He made elephant toothpaste. He made red balls suddenly appear and made very large bubbles and lots more. He also asked two people from our school to do something with him. Overall I think the crowd really enjoyed the show.

By Lucy




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Kauri Room Learning

DSCF3739Glyn Harper, a New Zealand author, is visiting Tiritea School with his new book Jim’s Letters. We are learning about ANZAC Day and we are thinking about questions to ask Mr Harper. We have used the KQL table where K = prior knowledge; Q = questions we want to ask; L = new learning.


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Hannah and Abbie Taylor’s granddad, Mr Ian Taylor has crafted two magnificent clocks for Tiritea School. The timber is totara, from the original gate posts dating back to 1895.



Fitzherbert Cluster Touch Tournament

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We are the champions
We are the champions

To the three teams who participated in the Fitzherbert Cluster Touch Tournament last week. It was really hot, the ground was as hard as concrete, but the children played with determination and brought back the shield! The Year 1/2 team was 1st = in their grade; the Year 3/4 team was 3rd; and the Year 5/6 team won their grade. Many thanks to Alex James and all the parents who came and supported the students, and managed and refereed games. It was a great morning.


Monster Garage Sale – 08 March 2014

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Tiritea School will again be running the Monster Garage Sale in 2014. More information will come in school newsletters and be posted on this website. Thanks to all our sponsors, including Office Products, for their support in running this event.


Have a Happy and Safe New Year

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happy-new-year-wallpaper-2014On behalf of Tiritea School I wish you all a very Happy Christmas and best wishes for 2014. We look forward to working with you again in the New Year. To all those leaving Tiritea School – farewell. We will miss you all – best wishes for your new adventures. Safe travels over the holiday season. Enjoy time with your family and friends.


Glenys Edmonds,

Principal, Tiritea School

Champion Lamb

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Amanda and Bambi
Amanda and Rosie

Congratulations to Amanda and her lamb, Bambi. They won the Champion Lamb at the 2013 Royal Show in Feilding. What an awesome achievement Amanda – well done.