Our Year 4, 5 and 6 children visited Te Tahwai Marae this week as part of our ‘People of the Land’ topic.
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Our Junior School children enjoyed a trip to the Auckland Museum last week and were treated to a cultural performance as well as an educational session and some fun ‘moko’ face decorating.
Football for Children came in this week to hold a fun Football session for every classroom. The children enjoyed playing some dribbling games as a warm-up before heading of to the inflatable pitch for a quick game of 6 a side.
Our children had a LOT of fun when Science In a Van visited us during the last week of Term 1. The Junior children were treated to a very enjoyable experiment of how to make a super bubble. The Senior children were introduced to the Periodic Table elements and the differences between Solids, Liquids and Gasses […]
We were very lucky to have fabulous weather for our Athletics day which we had postponed from the previous week due to the huge amount of rainfall. St Brigid won the Senior event held in the morning and St Mary won the Junior event held in the afternoon with the overall winner for both events […]
World Water Day this year coincided with some of our classes having a special lesson delivered by an educator from Watercare. Seven Sharp came along to find out more about it and to ask some of our Mt Carmel Kids on how we can all conserve water. Here are our ‘Behind the Camera’ shots – […]
At the Sir Peter Blake Marine Education Resource Centre, our Year 6 children enjoyed a day of abseiling, problem solving games and surf kayaking.
Did you know a seagull can drink saltwater as it has special glands to filter out the salt? Or that we each use an average of 180 litres of water per day? That’s just two of the fun facts that the presenter from Watercare shared with our classes during their experiment sessions in Term 1. The […]
The Mt Carmel Kid is our school profile of the skills, dispositions and attitudes we want our graduate students to leave with. The ‘Kid’ was developed during discussions with the teachers, BOT and parents of Mt Carmel. The profile states: I set goals, seek challenges and solve problems I show love, care and respect for […]
A range of animals from Fr Sam’s exotic pigeons to huge dogs were brought to school for our Pet Parade. The students enjoyed parading and viewing the pets and this was followed by a prayer of thanks, a blessing and a sprinkling with Holy Water. Students, and parents (and pets!) enjoyed the parade immensely. Click […]