News from Owhata
At Owhata in Room 15 we have seven beautiful tamariki, who are full of life and have wonderful and very interesting personalities. There are two girls age 5 and 8 and five boys from 6-10 years young.
The girls are Ivy Cooper (5) and Kendyll Stewart (8). The boys are Ben Kingi (10); Cylis Clarke (8); Pedro Kingi (7); Rex Moke-Evetts (10); Te Wiroa Himona-Eparaima (10).
I am the Kaiako of Room 15, m name is Tina Rewi-McRoy and work alongside an amazing Team of Support Staff and Specialists. Dhayna Walden, Karen McIntosh and Marilyn Campos are the incredible Support Staff who are highly skilled. Learning for all staff is ongoing and a daily occurrence. We also enjoy Professional Development throughout the year.
The Specialist Staff are Ann Dooley (Physiotherapist); Michelle Bunce (Orientation & Mobility); Pearl Timoti (Occupational Therapist); Chenelle Austin (Speech & Language Therapist); Aiden Taipeti (Cultural Leader) and Phil Oxenham (Music Teacher).
We also have opportunities to meet with whanau through Whanau Morning Teas and Grandparent Day. These are held in class.
Along with applying all the students needs e.g., standing and walking frames and IEP Goals, (Individual Education Plans), Yoga, Music, Waiata/Kapa Haka, Cooking, Walks into our Daily Routine, we have opportunities for horse-riding at AquiSucceed NZ formally known as RDA. Outings in the community such as the Redwoods, annual picnic at Lake Okareka, Junior Sports Days at Base School, Discos and Cross Country to name a few.
ME MAHI TAHI TATOU
MO TE ORANGA O TE
We should work together for the wellbeing of everyone