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Wahine Survivor talks of calm amidst the tragedy

This is Rasik Ranchord with his daughter Rameela, a Learning Assistant here at Seatoun School. We were very lucky to have Mr Ranchord come into school last week and talk to many of our students about his experience on board … Continue reading

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Great books you will love if you enjoyed Wonder

Like Wonder, there are a number of new books in our library which really put you in the shoes of children living with challenges. They promote empathy. There is also humour and quirkiness in all of these books. They were … Continue reading

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Celebrating World Poetry Day

UNESCO decided in 1999 that 21st March would be World Poetry Day, with the aim of celebrating linguistic diversity through poetic expression and also giving endangered languages the opportunity to be heard in their communities. We found a great YouTube … Continue reading

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Bugs, trees, ferns and seeds! Enviro trip 2018

Our 2018 Enviro trip by The Enviro Kids On Thursday the 15th of March the Enviro team went on a trip to Otari Wilton Bush. The Enviroschools organisers had arranged some really interesting activities for us to keep us busy … Continue reading

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Who shredded library books? I did!

There are three more books that were sadly destined for the scrap heap but have been reinvented as a cool mystery book to decipher. As a clue you will know these were much loved books, very popular, and book 3 … Continue reading

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Enviro update – Predator Free Seatoun

Enviro update – Predator Free Seatoun by Josie and Lily These past few weeks we have been learning how to set traps and tracking tunnels as part of predator free Miramar / Seatoun. The Enviro year 7/8 leaders went on … Continue reading

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Great new book – The war that saved my life by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley

In The War that Saved My Life, Ada is a nine year old girl who embraces everything about her new surroundings when she evacuates with her brother during World War 2. This is Madeleine and she loved this book so … Continue reading

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New books galore in the library!

Last week we found out that Seatoun School had won the Wellington City Libraries Summer Reading Challenge, with 27 of our students reading books and entering the competition online. We received $500 of book vouchers to buy books for the … Continue reading

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Books for inquisitive minds!!!

For the start of term we have been sharing some of the books I read over the holidays and some new books that we have in our library. This series by Andrea Beaty is all about children who don’t mind … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge – start now!!!!!

Wellington City Libraries’ Summer Reading Challenge was launched on 1st December and we can get involved at Seatoun School to aim to have the most books read and reviewed as a school across the whole of Wellington! There are prizes … Continue reading

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