Wednesday, 5 November 2014

Sapphire Empathy Explantion

Imagine the world without empathy there would be war and nobody in the world will be safe. People will worry about what tomorrow or the next day would be like.

How you could show Empathy!!!
-Be nice to others
-Put yourself in someones shoes
-Don’t fight
-Show respect
-Encourage people
-use your manners
-Help people out
-Say kind words

Why is it important to show Empathy!!!
There are many reasons why it is important to show empathy, It is important because without empathy there would be war the world would never be peaceful. Children will cry everyday and might even suffer.

Empathy is feeling what others are feeling for an example someones nana died and your nana died as well then you both just went through the same thing. It is the ability to understand or to share the same feeling with others.

Think about yourself think of all the things that you have that other people don’t have, Think of those kids who have nothing imagine what there been through  

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Art Attack-Team 5 Term 4 Week 1

I am going to introduce you to the most famous artist’s in Pt England. Presenting, Ms Squires, Mrs Nua, Mr Barks, Ms Clark and the lucky last Mrs Langitupu and Ms Paget.

The whole of Point England School was all watching them in our Immersion Assembly with excitement. Some of us even tried to guess what they were painting. They were giving a little performance to show us about the term's topic.

Very gently they were stroking their art with black and white paint, trying to keep their hands as steady as they could. The artists were all wearing berets. There was a song called "Somebody That I Used To Know" and video of fast motion painting playing , while they were creating their different pictures.

Finally they finished. We waited patiently for them to show their masterpieces. As we looked we thought to ourselves, "These look a bit funny. They don't look like anything."
Suddenly the teachers realised that the paintings were upside down. Turning them around the right way we were surprised. Pt England recognised that they were some of the teachers that had been painted. Everyone guessed it right. It was Mr Jacobson, Mrs Jarman and Mr Burt our principal.

As they walked off the stage all they could hear was children cheering as a lion's roar. They all walked of the stage with pride.

Their paintings were amazing. After all the excitement Mr Burt said our karakia for the school. After he finished the karakia it was time to go back to class. Our school assembly was over.
“I think Ms Nua's and Ms Squires's one was the coolest because they are my favourite teachers”.

Friday, 12 September 2014

La Luna

Today My teacher Ms squires gave us a task to write about a scene of La Luna the animation

One dark calm night the stars were shining on the sparkling ocean. As the man rowed with strength 
he was focused staring into the water. He could see his reflection. With each stroke his reflection gets distorted.

Friday, 5 September 2014

Sapphire Math D.L.O Measurment

Thursday, 4 September 2014


Do you love chocolate any kind of chocolate? Well I do that's why I'm writing about Chocolate.

Chocolate is one of New Zealands most Favorite sweets there are many kinds of chocolate in the world chocolate is typically made out of  roasted cocoa beans and sugar cane.  

I feel really sad for those who are allergic because “Man they're missing out” I could eat 2 whole blocks in a day I mean who wouldn't want a whole block of chocolate in their mouths Imagine Living in a world of chocolate but the sun is  chocolate as well so it doesn't burn your chocolate land.

I love chocolate with everything editable I am chocolate’s number 1 chocoholic chocolate is my life your mouth will be watering when you read this.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Maths Area/Perimeter

This is a photo of my house that I measured.

Adding Detail Writing

Today my teacher Ms Squires gave us a task to add interesting detail to this writing.

Never in my life had I faced such a difficult challenge. I stood in front of the cargo net I felt hot...  I would never be ready for this.

It was Physical Education and there were lots of equipment around. The net was something we all had to do and I needed to at least try to climb it. I was not a good climber, and never had been. I wanted to turn away. But I grabbed the net in my hands and began to climb. I said words to try and encourage myself as I went. I was worried that I might get a rope burn or splinters. I tried not to think about feeling scared of heights. I went more slowly the longer I climbed. I stopped altogether. I felt weak and there was still so much to climb.

I called to the teacher that I was finished. I lowered myself down. I was thinking that I had tried my best. I still most likely cannot climb the cargo net but I was pleased that I had tried.

My heart was pounding with fear, Never in my life had I faced such a difficult challenge It was Physical Education, The net was something we all had to do. I tried to turn away but my hands had a tight grip on the ropes I slowly climbed the ladder feeling slightly  nauseous I tried to think in a positive way, “ Come on you can do this you don't have a long way to go, Until I looked up It felt like I was going to faint thankfully I didn't.

I went even more slower the longer I climbed, my bones and muscles felt weak the determination I had was gone my fear had once again conquered me I called to the teacher that I was finished as I climbed down I could feel defeat as the other children laughed I didn't care because at least I tried My best and gave it a go.   

Monday, 25 August 2014

Sarah Potts

Sarah Potts is the most loved female on Shortland Street she has been on this show since 14th September 2004,Her real name is Amanda Billing, She finished acting on this show on the 20th of August 2014.Before she stopped acting in this show her character Sarah died.

In this programme Sarah had a lot of diseases she past away by a horrible virus that could kill everyone in Shortland Street,Before she passed away she found a cure and had risked also she had sacrificed herself for others who were dying of sickness.  

Ava Eriksson another actor of Shortland Street caused this virus with her a drug she made and sold to people named extract seven.

Thursday, 14 August 2014

Diver explanation

The diver was balanced with concentration, focus and steady with accuracy ready to jump off.

Tiptoeing to the edge of the diving board the diver balanced with confidence, the audience were all anticipated waiting her to dive.

The magnificent diver balanced steady with determination she then jumps off with plenty of twists and turns and somersaults.

breathing in and out calmly the diver balanced on the platform with peace she dives down into the water with a minimal splash.
The diver was shaking with nerves as she climbed the ladder to the top of the platform, She started to balance with concentration, focused and steady. ready to jump off. The audience were all anticipated waiting for the diver to dive, with confidence and her body taut she dived into the water with a minimum splash With a lot of accuracy

Diving is an international sport in the Olympics, diving has been part of the Olympics since 1904, Diving includes Acrobatics skills and diving skills, This is a well recognized sport, The way to get points you will need a lot of flexibility and  flips they make sure that there body is taut.
When the divers jump off the platform they twist, turn and do somersaults. The more flips they do above the water, the more points they will get, and if you dive in the water with a minimal splash. Your toes have to be pointed straight and your feet need to be touching.

Monday, 11 August 2014

Ki O Rahi Complex Sentences

1.With an amazing amount of skill the player hit Te tupu and scored

2.The player hit Te tupu with a lot of accuracy and scored a point

3.The player clutched the ball tight into his hand and and with a powerful tackle he scored

Concentrated and steady the whistle blows, Off they go speeding like a cheetah he clutched the ball tight into his hands with a lot of accuracy he threw the ball the other team hit the ball away from the Te tupu in the center, Then the same person picked the ball up his teammates tackled the people who tried to tackle their team mate with amazing amount of skill he locked in his target and through the ball it hit Te tupu his team celebrated they have won.  

Friday, 1 August 2014

Drumming at assembly

I yawned as I was sprinting to school, When I got to class I was gasping for breath puffing and panting I had made it just in time in that moment I heard the bell ring as Ms Tito was saying the roll I had put my bag down in my classroom we were in class 3 because our teacher was taking literacy, “Good morning Sapphire Miss Tito whispered with a polite smile “Morning Ms Tito I replied back.

After she had said the role we had to line up in a order of boy girl boy girl for shot bee gees, While we walked through the hall door we were surrounded by music as we sat down, more classes were coming in finally the assembly had started the music died down then we said the karakia we all stood up with respect and honor when the New Zealand National anthem had started again music had filled the air.

As soon as the national anthem finished we all sat down as we finished all of the Duffy certificates it was time for the selfie competition I thought Mr sommerville should win but there were still more entries for next week.

Finally it was that moment we all had been waiting for it was time to hear some drumming there were different types of drums on the stage as the performers walked on we all clapped and cheered excited the chills went down our spines, There was a group of performer and another who was drumming by himself like a man.

He started of slowly then he was swiftly banging the drums with his drum sticks he was making a rhythmic beat it was awesome!!, After he had finished everyone was amazed by the talent he had, It was time for the cook island group they were cook Island as the picked up their drums I could already imagine their music playing.

They firstly started of with a slow beat then it went faster hey had blew my mind I have never seen people play drums this good, When they were finished I was so amazed that they had blew my mind when the assembly was finished I was so amazed that it felt like I was getting a electric shock, we walked back to class with enthusiasm we then started to do some work.


Thursday, 31 July 2014


My question is "how many sticks would I need for 20 fish?"
The answer= 122

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

William Wallace and The Commonwealth Games

William Wallace
Born 1270 Elderslie,United kingdom, William Wallace is a legend in Scotland he was a Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the wars of Scottish independence.

When Wallace was growing up, King Alexander the 3rd ruled Scotland, He wanted peace in his land sadly he couldn't fulfill that dream because he had died he died by falling off his horse.

William Was appointed Guardian of Scotland until he lost a battle of falkirk in July 1928, In August 1305 he was captured in Robroyston near Glasgow and handed him to king Edward 1 of England, Killed him in a horrible way.

Since his death, He has a ionic status far beyond his homeland,A epic poem was written about him written by Blind Harry.

William Wallace Died August 23, 1305, Smithfield,London,United his sibling was John Wallas,Malcolm Wallace.

Questions about Commonwealth

1. What were the first team sports played at the Commonwealth games?
A:Australia,Canada,England,New Zealand, Scotland and Wales.

2.What is the Commonwealth Games motto?
A:Humanity,Quality and Destiny.

3.Who is the patron saint of Scotland?
A:Saint Andrew

4.Who are these famous scots?

-Robert the Bruce
-Robert Burns
-William Wallace

My Holiday 2014

My eyes were half open I was still half asleep I could see a little sun shine, Through the crack of my window, My brother came in and sat on me it felt like I was going to suffocate thankfully I didn't.

I dragged myself to the table my mum was making pancakes, She put a stack of delicious pancakes on my plate and then gave me some hot chocolate, I then grabbed the bottle of whipped cream sprayed it all over I also put maple syrup on top too.

When I was finished I felt like a enormous hippo I had to rush to my room to get changed because I had just remembered it was my cousins birthday today while I was putting a hoodie on I tripped over my shoes and my face fell flat onto the ground.

I wasn't even ready but my mum had started the car “Hurry Up before I leave you at home so that you could give your Nana some company,” As I thought of my Nana the only thing I could think of was knitting with my her, In that moment chills went down my spine “Okay Mum I’ll be there right away.

When we got there we put the delicious and cool present on the table we were so happy that we were out of the heat it was like south Africa but worst, Then my whole family finally arrived we sang happy birthday to my cousin Lucas who was turning 3 yrs old. We cut his cake it was a chocolate cheesecake my aunt brought it from the cheesecake shop.

We then ate we had a barbecue and we also had other foods too, It was time for dessert when we were finished it was time for cake, My cousin
went straight into the cake he stuffed food into his mouth it was like he was a eating machine,Food was gushing out as he was eating.

It was time to go home sadly we walked to the car when we got home it was really late we yawned and stayed up even more later we were up playing games and also watching movies on the computer and laptop.

Commonwealth Games Questions

1.The first games were held in 1930 where they held and what was it called?
A:Hamilton,Canada, British Empire Games.✓

2.Why have the common wealth games known as ‘The friendly games’?
A:Because the commonwealth games is the only international games which share a common language (English).

3.How many times has scotland hosted the games?

4.What are ten core sports of the commonwealth games?
A:Field Hockey, Lawn bowls, Squash, Aquatics,Weightlifting.

5.What are the seven selected sports in Glasgow
A:Cycling,Gymnastics,Judo,Shooting,Table Tennis,Triathlon and Weightlifting..

6.What country has won the most medals at commonwealth?

7.What country has been in the top two countries for all?
A: England.

8.List the commonwealth games mascots.
A.Clyde the thistle man-Glasgow,Shera a royal bengal tiger-Deli, Karak a south eastern red tail black cockatoo-Melbourne,Kit a cat-Manchester,Wira the orang utan-Kuala Lumpur,Klee wyck an orca (Killer Whale)- Victoria, Goldie the kiwi bird-Auckland,Mac a black Scottie dog-Edinburgh,Matilda the kangaroo-Brisbane,Keyano a swan hills grizzly bear-Edmonton.

The Commonwealth Games 2014

1.In what year was the commonwealth held?

2.What does CGF stand for?
a)Games of the Commonwealth Federation
b)Commonwealth Group Federation
c)Commonwealth Games Federation
d)Countries of the Commonwealth Federation

3.True or False?
Australia,Canada, England, New Zealand and Scotland are the only nations to have attended every Commonwealth games?

4.What were the Commonwealth Games First Called?
a)British Commonwealth Games
b)British Empire and Commonwealth Games
c)British Commonwealth and Empire Games
d)British Empire Games

5.What is the minimum number of core sports the host city must choose?

6.How many para-sport events will there be in Glasgow?

7.In what years were the Commonwealth Games not held?
a)1930 and 1932
b)1942 and 1946
c)1954 and 1966
d)1970 and 1974

8.What are the Commonwealth Games Known as?
a)The Friendship Games
b)The Sporty Games
c)The Happy Games
d)The friendly Games

9.How Many medal events will there be in Glasgow?

10.The Commonwealth Games are Similar to What other international, multi sport?
a)Rugby World Cup
b)World Cup
d)World Series

Friday, 4 July 2014

Matariki New Year

What is Matariki what's so important about this occasion, Are you asking all these questions well that's why i'm here today to answer all of your questions.

What is matariki?

Matariki, The Maori New year is a traditional ting to New Zealand, Matariki is the maori name for the group of seven stars known as the Pleiades star cluster.
Matariki appears in the eastern sky sometime around the shortest day of the year.

What does it mean?
This special occasions has two meanings, Matariki-Tiny eyes, And Matariki means eyes of god.

What is Matariki all about?
This is all about getting together with your whanau meeting other people also from different countries teaching them our culture and representing New Zealand.

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Sapphire Instrument Making

Sapphire Drums:


tape,Tins and a pencil.

1. First you get an tin such as the fruit salad tins.

2.Then you tape the top of the tin then you make sure its on tight

3. Then grab your pencil and tape the pencil make a ball out of tape then tape the ball to the pencil.

4.Then enjoy drumming on your homemade instrument.

Explanation; Drums work when you hit the top of the drum with the drumstick this causes the head of the drum to vibrate, Then the vibration passes through the air hole which causes the drum to be louder.