Thursday, 4 December 2014

Treasure Island Mini Golf

On Tuesday we used some of our fundraising money to play mini golf. It was very difficult but also a lot of fun.

Monday, 24 November 2014

Sommerville Special School Touch down

A small glimpse into what it felt like to be inside the plane.

Exploring the clouds

On Friday 21st of November four lucky students were selected from
Sommerville Special School to take part in a 30 minute flight 
around Auckland. This was made possible by the people at the
Child Flight Charitable Trust. Here are some of the wonderful 
pictures from out at Ardmore
Flying School.

Max at Parakai Hot Pools

Thursday, 20 November 2014

Parakai Springs

With the help of some fantastic friends of the Community Class we have been able to visit the Parakai Hot Springs for a fun filled day swimming and going on the hydro slides! It was awesome! Thank you to those people who have supported our class by buying art work, cakes and cupcakes, having your car washed.

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

A day in the life

Manaiakalani Film Festival

Sommerville Special School " Community Education Class"
A small glimpse in to some of things we get up to on a daily basis.

Exploring through Independence and Confidence.

Thursday, 11 September 2014

Sommerville Social 2014

On Tuesday the 2nd of September the Community Class hosted a social and invited all their friends from Sommerville to join them for a fun afternoon dancing and having a good time.

Here are a few pictures  and a video.

Thursday, 4 September 2014

Wednesday, 6 August 2014

Gym bunnies

We have recently been attending Lloyd Elsmore fitness center learning about cardio equipment and working out in the gym safely.

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Thursday, 26 June 2014

All in a days work

This term in the Community House we have been practicing our work skills. We have attending Fire Corp and The SPCA Op shop in Glen Innes. It has been a lot of fun. A big thank you to these places and also Richard and Kerry for all their help and encouragement.

Friday, 20 June 2014

Run run as fast as you can

So much fun at our Athletics day. We all had a great day and it was so cool to hang out with all our friends from other classes.

Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Make like a tree...

The Community Education class has been helping Peter our caretaker lookafter the juniors playground at base. We have been sweeping and raking up all the leaves and putting them in to the compost. Its pretty hard work but lots of fun.

Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Easter Treat

Patrick has been practicing his baking skills at home. He decided to bring these little beauties in to class to share with everyone. They were delicious what a fantastic treat. Thank you Patrick.

Monday, 16 June 2014



Gardening skills

Chance has been busy with Richard re-planting our carrots from the pot in to the garden. Hopefully when they are fully grown we will be able to pick them to make a carrot cake.

Friday, 13 June 2014

Jumping with the Jams

Every Friday we have been helping the House perform Jump Jam for the Juniors to see.
We all take turns at being up the front and always try our very best to remember all the moves for each song.
It is so much fun and a pretty good work out as well.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Gon' Fishin

The Community Education class have been learning about leisure activities. On this day we decided to go fishing at Farm Cove. We all had a turn at fishing with rods and hand reels. We were not lucky enough to catch anything.

Thursday, 29 May 2014

Fit as a Fiddle

We have been on the fitness trail this week. Learning about being healthy and strong.

Thursday, 15 May 2014

Oliver St Kent's Middle School Production

On Wednesday the 14th of May we were lucky to be invited to watch Oliver at St Kent's. It was a great trip out and for some the first time going to watch a show that was 2 hours long. There was great dancing and singing and we had a great time there. We would like to thank all the students who come out every Thursday to spend time with us and also for the invitation to Oliver.

Tuesday, 18 February 2014

Happy birthday!!!

On Thursday we celebrated 3 students birthdays. We had a BBQ and invited the house to come and visit. We played outside on the little football table and listened to music. Everyone had so much fun. Diane even come over to visit.

Getting crazy with Art

We have been really busy making beautiful pieces of art to brighten our house up. Doesn't it look terrific.

Tidying up Outside

We all have spent lots of time making our garden look beautiful. We have been weeding, cutting, pruning, and mowing the lawns. It is looking beautiful.

Fitness workout

We have been working hard on our fitness, we try to walk around the field and do all the exercises as best we can.