Tag Archives: English

Flashback – Browse Week

In this flashback Friday we check out action in classrooms back in Year 10, 2014.  Annually a very special week is held for teachers: browse week. This is where we are encouraged to get out into the school during our free … Continue reading

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WW1 – Anzac Field Trip

Last week Mr Staite’s level 1 history class and one of Mr Lambert’s level 1 English classes went to the National War memorial and Gallipoli – the scale of our war exhibition at Te Papa. When we were at the … Continue reading

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English – End of Year Project

Sammani and I created Victorian era fairy pictures for our English class project: fantasy topics. The Cottingley fairies were famous for their adaptation of fantasy in real life. These pictures were created by Elsie and Frances Griffiths. They were our … Continue reading

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Y10 English Exam

Year 10 exam: The Year 10 exam is made up of two key elements. There will be an essay based on the WRITTEN TEXT (this may have been poetry, short story or novel) and an essay on the studied film. … Continue reading

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Y10 Speech Competition

On Thursday, we had the Y10 speech competition on during fourth period. There were five speakers from different classes, and they spoke on different topics like the English language, feminism, and why students shouldn’t use their cellphones in class. It … Continue reading

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Upcoming: Junior Examinations

The centerpiece of Term Four is the Junior Examinations that will take place in Week Four. English, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies will all have a two hour examination that will take place in the hall. Last year, as Year … Continue reading

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Shakespeare Day

On the 19th of September, the entire Year 10 group came to school for Shakespeare Day. It happens only once a year and is just for Year 10 to participate in. The day started off with an exciting performance in … Continue reading

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The Amazing Academic Race

A combination of thinking and running, mental and physical exercise, the Amazing Academic Race was a fun way to spend a lunchtime with friends and learn new things. Around the school, different classrooms had different challenges, from maths to English … Continue reading

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English – Romeo and Juliet

In English we were studying Romeo and Juliet and Mr Lambert had us run a class on a particular topic in the play. My group decided to do the theme of love in Romeo and Juliet. From this experience use learnt about … Continue reading

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Final Submission for Reading Responses

Next week for English, the reading responses – Achievement Standard 1.10 – worth four NCEA credits, are all due. Please note: This hand-in is due by 8.40am Monday. The remaining reading responses need to be handed in to the boxes outside the … Continue reading

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