Our Learning

Where our students Learn, Create and Share.

Ara Tū Whakatā Gilberthorpe School is separated in to two different learning hubs.  Te Ara Whakatau is where our New Entrants to Year 3 students work.  Te Ara Takitini has our Years 4 to 6 students. 

Below you can view blogs for each learning area.  Blogs are a platform used to share learning. You will also find links to hub Google Sites which is where students can access their learning resources and tasks. 

Te Ara Whakatau

All of our new entrants to Year 3 work in a collaborative space we call Te Ara Whakatau.  Children have a home room teacher and are taught and looked after by a team of four teachers and two learning assistants.

Te Ara Whakatau Learning Site  A place where our students can access our learning programme.

Our Junior Hub Blog A place for us to share our learning.

Te Rōpū Ngākaunui

Te Rōpū Ngākaunui are taught by Mr Clay Boyd and Mrs Kayla Templeton.  Ngākaunui are a group of children in Years 4 & 5. Te Rōpū Ngākaunui are part of the senior group of students in Te Ara Takitini.

Te Ara Takitini Site where students access their learning.

Te Rōpū Ngākaunui Blog where students share their learning.


Te Rōpū Manawaroa

Te Rōpu Manawaroa are taught by Ms Mel Raisin and are a mix of boys and girls in Years 4 & 5. Te Rōpu Manawaroa are part of the senior hub in Te Ara Takitini.

Te Rōpū Manawaroa Blog where we share our learning.

Students have individual blogs and links can be found on the class blog.

Te Ara Takitini Site where students can access their learning.





Te Rōpū Whakamanawa

Te Rōpū Whakamanawa are our senior students of the school and are Year 5 & 6.  They are taught by Miss Waho and are in Te Ara Takitini, our senior part of the school.

Te Rōpū Whakamanawa Blog, where we share our learning.  Use our class blog to find links to individual student blogs.

Te Ara Takitini Site,  where students access their learning.