Our Blog

We are a year 5/6 (9-10 year olds) class from Bairds Mainfreight Primary School in Auckland, NZ.

You can see some of our learning that took place in Room 12 in 2010 and 2011.

NB: I have moved to a new school now so this blog is no longer active. You are still welcome to comment and look at the great fun we had over the past two years.

Thank you for all the lovely comments :)
Tara T-J
Contact : (@taratj on Twitter)

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Zanitha explains...

How she uses the Graffiti font.

Our Oak Tree

This is our Beautiful Oak Tree

Today we are going to try and get it protected so that people in the future cannot cut down our tree.

Jayden wonders "What if they break the agreement?"

Monday, March 28, 2011

The Story of Katikatia

One of our friends from BPS in Australia asked about this story. We couldnt find any information about it on the Internet. So here is our version of it for you.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

bey blades

at bmps people play with bey blades
like thes ones.
there are all deffent
bey blades.
some can go farst some
can go slow.

Tuesday, March 22, 2011


We are telling you about our Soap Box Adventures on our Soap Box Blog!

polyfest vids

We are having trouble with our imovie so until we fix it our videos are uncut...

Part one (zanitha and mele)

Part two (Zanitha and Mele)

hi guys my name is jayden and i will be talking about the ASB polyfest.the ASB polyfest is about all cultures come together and cook island so i go to the cook island stage.there are other cultures like the samoan stage the tongan stage the nuiean stage and last but not least the maori stage.the food at the cook island stage was yummy in my was crowded with many people.thanks for listening.

Monday, March 14, 2011

Sketching to trance music

Ms Buist said...
That is an awesome sketch Kaitlyn! Tell us more - why do you listen to jazz while you are sketching? So today we mixed it up a little with some Trance

Seems to work just fine ...

Here is Zanitha's sketch

Google Doc Madness

We have been working with Google Docs for a couple of weeks now. They are cool because when you are on google docs you can chat to other people while you are working.

If you write something it saves really fast by itself so you dont lose your learning.

You can let people into your document.

You can add to it anywhere with internet we have been doing it at our parents work, at home, at the internet cafes in town, and at the library and out our Aunties house. Mrs TJ can see it on her phone too!

We have been sharing our doc with our friends in Australia. They asked us some questions and now we are making a new doc about stories from our cultures.

Group 1 and 2 are making a report about brains on their google doc.

Michelle drew a picture for her google doc and put it in.

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Our Afternoons

In the afternoons we listen to Jazz and Sketch. Today's fabulous sketch was by Kaitlyn!

Monday, March 7, 2011

How we raised funds 4 Chch

The TLC worked very hard to oraganise a fundraiser for Chch eARthQuaKe! We all had a great time at the Bring and Buy, Cake Stalls, Car Wash, Pay and Play and the After School Disco! Watch the Movie to see how much money we raised!

Tuesday, March 1, 2011