Welcome to our class blog. We are the year 1 students at Russell Street School in Palmerston North. We encourage you to follow our learning and please leave your comments too.

Our blog helps us to continue our learning anywhere, anytime. It links us to our favourite learning sites and allows us to share our learning with the whole wide world.

Sunday, 30 August 2015



Impressive costumes room 2.  Congratulations on winning the junior class prize for your wonderful book character creations.  I have some exciting new books to share with you.  

Saturday, 15 August 2015


Teachers and junior school students are engaging in a new sports initiative developed by Sport Canterbury called ‘SportStart’.  SportStart is based around the development of fundamental movement and sport skills, while also supporting critical thinking and communication.  We are excited about the way this programme works to compliment and support our learning from ‘Catch Me If You Can’.

This video shows some of our learning ...

Sunday, 9 August 2015


Today is Wacky Monday.  There are only nine people in our class. We couldn't believe it!  Lucky for Leila Miracle came. 

Sunday, 2 August 2015