Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Manaiakalani Film Festival

This the year 5 and 6 extension group movie entry for the Manaiakalani Film Festival. It's about the joy and the positives of being able to smile in any situation. The song we used is called 'I smile' by the artist Kirk Franklin. Crusader and Brooklyn were our presenters on the day. Footage of them in action will be posted soon.

Friday, October 28, 2011

International Carnival comes to Glen Innes

On Saturday the 15th of October 2011, the local town centre and it's surrounding streets were transformed into buzzing sight of many countries showing and sharing special parts of their culture. There was a special focus on Samoa as the Manu Samoa rugby team were Glen Innes' adopted team.

The movie has snapshots of the different cultures present. A wonderful day with a lot of local talent on show. Have a look and see if you can spot yourself or your whanau. Go GI!!

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Introducing the NZ Intermediate Sevens Champions

National Seven's Champions 2011 - AIMS games Part 1 from SchoolTV on Vimeo.

As we shared in our earlier post - Pt England entered the AIMS Sevens tournament which was held in Tauranga, Monday 29th August - Friday 2nd September 2011. AIMS - Annual New Zealand Community Trust and Association of Intermediate and Middle Schools National Sporting Championships.​

This movie introduces the members of the team who returned to Pt England School Champions. It was one huge week, kicking it off was a face to face meet with the legend - Gordon Tietjens, amazingly successful coach of the NZ Sevens. Our boys were in turn amazing. Tino pai to mahi boys!

Tuesday, August 30, 2011

Pt England Sevens Rugby - AIMS tournament

It's a very exciting time for Pt England Sport! Our year 8 sevens rugby team are away in Tauranga this week at the 8th Annual New Zealand Community Trust and Association of Intermediate and Middle Schools National Sporting Championships.

A number of the players have reported over the year about various sevens matches.

We've just received news about their first match of the tournament. Before playing they had the wonderful opportunity to talk with Gordon Tietjens the famous sevens coach for New Zealand. How special is that!! Their first game saw them win against Cambridge Middle School, the final score was 50 - 0.

They are now preparing to play Whanagarei in approximately 10 minutes. Wishing you all the best boys, heads down and play hard.

We've attached footage from a sevens game last term with Ferguson Intermediate. We hope to bring you action from the tournament soon.

Pt England v's Ferguson Intermediate from SchoolTV on Vimeo.

Game 1: Cambridge Middle School. Win 50 - 0
Game 2: Whangarei Intermediate. Win 32 - 5
Game 3: Bethlehem College. Win 79 - 0
Game 4: Kaitaia Intermediate to come...

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Award Winners! I am making movies 2

I am making movies 2 is a movie competition organised by the Auckland Museum. This year Pt England School entered seven movies. A range of documentaries and dramas were made as entries. Wonderful news!! We won three major awards this year.
Room 13 Kings 'Don't forget your roots' won the 'Best Production' Award,
year 8 extension girls 'Our history our heritage' won the 'Best Creative Storytelling' Award. Our year 8 extension girls also won the 'Supreme Award'.

3 other movies made the finalist rounds, year 8 boys 'Men of Courage', year 5 and 6 extensions group -'Past Connections' and 'Brave Men and Women'. This movie shows you the first part of the Premiere Award Evening. Part 2 will be posted soon as well as the actual entries. Congratulations to all the students and teachers who worked on the 7 entries.

I am making movies 2 Pt England Wins from SchoolTV on Vimeo.

Saturday, April 16, 2011

Sevens Open Weight Winners!

Intermediate Sevens Rugby Competition April 2011 from SchoolTV on Vimeo.

Auckland Rugby Union alongside the Suburbs Rugby Club organised a Sevens tournament for Auckland Intermediate Schools. Pt England entered for the first time ever and came away from the event being the winners of the Open Weight competition. This is a set of highlights of the day. Well done boys! Tino pai to mahi. Be sure to check out the individual players blogs to read about their views on the tournament.
Tamati, Charm, Jonty, Tanielu, Ieremus, Feki, Zane, Raven, Ilalio, Sione and Junior.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

School TV now online

schooltv was born in 2001 because of the popularity of the Pt England School Network News (PENN,) our school wide television broadcast. Mr Burt, the principal of Pt England School, investigated a variety of options for broadcasting the exciting things that were going on at the school, and using community television turned out to be the most efficient and economic method for doing this.

schooltv became that public television programme. Produced by the staff and students of Pt England School, it went to air every Wednesday on Triangle Television and could be viewed across the city of Auckland and, in later years, the whole of New Zealand.

Pt England School funded this entirely and it has been a great way to share our learning with the people in our community.

And now schooltv has transformed into a web based broadcast; reaching not only our local school community, the city of Auckland, and all of New Zealand, but THE WHOLE WORLD - 24 hours a day, 7 days of the week.

Here's an example of what you will find on our school website, every episode is ready for you to view. Check out our very talented presenters and the fun learning we have going at Pt England School. This part of episode 6, shows our year 5 and 6 students sharing their autobiographies. They worked with Dr Helen Barrett and her daughter Erin on these projects. Thanks again for your help, we loved being taught by you Dr Barrett and Erin.

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Prayers for Christchurch

Dear Christchurch,
On behalf of Pt England School, we hope that you all find your way through this time of trouble and need. Your feelings of sadness and worry has made us think, what if we were you how would we know that people knew where we were and if we were okay?

We all feel helpless, and this is just a bit of our love and care to give to you. We hope that this will lift your hearts even the tiniest bit we also hope it will give you comfort,support and motivation to keep it together.
Yours sincerely Yr 5 and 6 extension group Chante,Shoal,Brooklyn and Kaycee from Pt England School Auckland,New Zealand.

We are feeling so sad about the people that have passed away in the earthquake. We want to give you some beautiful flowers but we cant right now so we drew you some. On behalf of Pt.England School in Auckland, we would like to give our support to encourage the people of Christchurch to keep going. Darius, Waata and Crusader.

We are sorry for the loss of your city. We all hope that you find your loved ones. Carry on don’t lose your faith, keep a hold of your hope and strive on. Our blessings and prayers will be with you all. Stay safe.
With all our love - Pt England Primary School. Jacob,Calvin and Rita

Dearest Christchurch,

This morning before starting our school day, we all met in our school hall to offer prayers for the people of Christchurch. Our principal explained to us why we were meeting and how we could help. We spent time today talking and looking at ways we can help the people of Christchurch. We hope that we will all pull together to help in any way we can. God bless and keep you Christchurch. Arohanui.