Marriene Langton Principal

Marriene Langton Principal

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Teacher Only Days January 2014

For all those doubting Thomas's who think that the teachers start at 9 and finish at 3 every day, I have proof that there is more to us than meets the eye.
We spent three days and two nights in Hanmer  going over the business part of planning and expectations for the 2014 school year.
Sue Graham who is now an independent advisor spent a day with us to challenge us about our maths teaching.
As always there was a lot of laughter and a lot of high pressure learning.
Rochelle introduced the new school wide phys.ed. programme Sportstart and had the nerve to make us do some of the activities.
It was a good way for us to get to know each other as we have five new teachers this year who are either full-time or part-time.
Angie helped us to learn some Pasifika greetings

Natalie Tasker and Lucy Denne nervously giggle at the prospect of  having to play the games

Rochelle gives the orders and we jump to it.

"Come on guys! Co-operation, please."

Adam busting a move.

Lucy and Tamara working with iMovie

Sue Graham giving us the word on math

Nicky and Natalie. Focus ladies.

Jared is a surprise parcel: give him leadership and he is off racing.

Adam, Kayte and Jude work on a math puzzle.

Always time for food and more food.

Still smiling at the end of the day. Bless.

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