Auckland Visit To Waikowhai and Newmarket Schools Thursday 6 August



Leave Tauranga 6.30am to be at Waikowhai School by 9.00am
Meet with Fintan

9.00 am Tour of the classrooms only 8 or so so this should take about 30mins
9.40 am meet in PD room and he will go through:

  • How they implemented it initially
  • How they developed the questioning and answering aspects
  • How they have curriculum integration - cycle - from start to finish
  • Assessment- how/what etc Samples of kids work will be available to look through
10.30 ish Morning tea
11.00 Observations in the classroom

they would like no more than 3 or 4 in each room as it gets a bit much for the teachers.
We can see inquiry integration ie: maths or inquiry lessons - free choice
11.45 Question and answer time
Depart at 12.00

Lunch stop near Newmarket

Arrive at Newmarket School at 1pm
Wendy (Principal) will meet us and talk with us

Visit Classrooms and have a Q session.

Leave for Tauranga around 3.30pm
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There are 20 of us travelling to Auckland and Neil (Te Puna) is organising two 12 seater vans from Hertz for us. The cluster will cover this.
We will leave from 2 locations -Bellevue School and Bethlehem Countdown Carpark.
OPS and Bellevue are to meet at Bellevue by 6.30am for take off!
Te Puna, Pillans and BC are to meet at the Bethlehem Countdown Carpark by 6.30am.
At this stage there are:

5 Bell teachers
6 OPs
2 Pillans
2 Beth
5 Te Puna

Just incase phone numbers:
Judi 027 2959582
Neil 027 5525715

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