Mission Heights Primary School

2021 ACE Options

Please read through the ACE descriptions below for 2021. The ACE courses are listed in Terms, by category (Discovery, Enrichment, Essentials, Passions and Sports), and then by alphabetical order.

Term 3,4 Options
Monday
Art
English
English Essentials
General

ACEM (LZZA3,4)

Monday ACE - select!

Languages
Maths
Maths Essentials
Science
Social Studies
Sports
Technology
Tuesday
Art

Love our library (LOLI3,4)

Learn some library skills and have fun with a scavenger hunt, creating bookmarks and art for the library.

Sensible Sewing (SSEW3,4)

Come and learn to sew. Learn an awesome new skill that can help you make anything you want.

English

Be a Story Jumper (STOR3,4)

Are you the next top book creator? Then this ACE is for you! Create your very own read aloud Diji Story Jumper Book that you can share with your friends and family. Be the writer, be the illustrator and be the NEXT TOP Author! You can even be the main character of your story! Create your online books that even have sound!

English Essentials
General
Languages
Maths
Maths Essentials
Science

Fact Finders (FACT3,4)

Would you like to learn interesting facts about some unique land, air and sea creatures? Then this ACE is for you! We will learn to find details, draw and label your work and take home a beautiful fact file in the end!

Fizz, Bang, Pop (FIZZ3,4)

Who doesn't love making things go fizz, bang, pop? Come and join this kitchen chemistry ACE and start experimenting.

Junior Vets (JVET3,4)

Do you love animals? Do you want to learn how to love and care for them like a real life vet? If you said yes, then come along to Junior Vets! We will be looking at a different animal each week and learning just what it takes to be a loving veterinarian.

Our Solar System and Beyond (SOLA3,4)

Would you like to learn more about our sun and the planets in our solar system? Then this is the ACE for you! We will learn about Earth, Mercury, Venus, the moon, space travel and more!

Science, Engineering, and Health (ENGI3,4)

Would you like to do different kinds of experiments and challenges? Why not join this ACE? This ACE will focus on different things such as science experiments, creating things and challenges.

Tiny Gardens (TGAR3,4)

Do you want to learn how to create a mini garden. Come along and plant seeds, make seed paper, seed bombs and watch them grow! Make your very own mini garden!

Social Studies
Sports

Around the world with dancing shoes (SHOE3,4)

Do you love learning about different countries? Do you love dancing to express yourselves? In this ACE we will learn about dances from around the world. Then we will have our go at creating a dance using the music and styles from different countries!

Badminton (BADM3,4)

Come and play fun badminton games with MHP's special coaches.

Ball skills for beginners (BEGI3,4)

This ACE is for students who would like to develop their basic ball skills: throwing/catching/aiming for a target/hand eye co-ordination/variety of fun games.

Chinese Ribbon Dance (CHRD3,4)

*PRESELECTED* Come and learn a beautiful Chinese Ribbon Dance with Mr Gee. Perform at the HPPA Concert. Y6: Chloe H, Ava, Jenifer, Catelyn, Lipika, Teagan, McKhyla, Gabby, Chloe L, Karmyn, Teresa Y5: Janelle, Alvina

Fitness and Fun Games (FITF3,4)

This ACE is for students who are keen to get fit! Be prepared to get sweaty and have fun. We will be doing a range of games, fitness workouts and improving our ball skills.

Football with the professionals (PROF3,4)

Come and play fun football games with MHP's special pro coaches.

HPPA Football Team (HPPF3,4)

PRESELECTED: This ACE is for students who have been selected for the school HPPA Soccer Team Preselected: Harjan, Abhitjot, Ali, Oscar, Ryker, Daniel, Raymond, Edmond, Taj, William

JLC Zumba (ZUMB3,4)

Come in and join Zumba Kids, all routines are based on original Zumba dance moves. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class. Come and have fun, let's dance!

Kalebh Time (TIMT3,4)

We all know that Mr Parata (Kalebh) knows every game ever invented. Come and join him for the best fun ever!

Senior Netball (SNET3,4)

*PRESELECTED* This ACE is for students who have been preselected for the HPPA netball teams. Harjan Singh, Alisha Bansal, Gafa Lowry, Khloe Crosbie, Jenifer Le, Peggy-Sue Champion, Trisha Annappa, Lavenia Nabou, Ruby Zeng, Kerasya Naidoo, Serena Ete, Susan Ete, Adrian Raheke, Donovan Nghe, Teagan Ali, Edmond Cai, Katelyn Lin

Table Tennis (TATE3,4)

Are you a table tennis expert? Or simply just want to try it out? This ACE is for people in all levels of table tennis. Come and practise as practise makes perfect!.

Te Ao Māori - games and activities (TEAO3,4)

This ACE is for students who are interested about activities and games within the Māori world.

Technology

Fabric Technology (FABR3,4)

Come make a cushion this term that you can gift away to a friend. We may also have time to learn some basic embroidary or make a picture from cloth using fabric glue and paint.

Gamefroot (GAME3,4)

Master the art of game development & creative coding! In this ACE we will learn to use Gamefroot to make games, animations and stories. You will also get to enter "The Great NZ Histories Student Game Design Competition". Come along if you are up to the challenge!

Licorice All Sorts (LICO3,4)

An ACE for all types. Practice Mrs Hishey's favourites: languages, folk dancing, and finger knitting!

Mathex (MATX3,4)

HPPA Mathex Preselected teams: Mevuni, Ankita, Chloe Huang, Jasper Wu, Raymond Wang, Max Gao, Faazil, Jaydon Zhang Pre selected Year 5s: Sonia Gao, Benjamin Huang, Om Sood, Nicole Zhou, Brian Wu, William Tukuleva Hall, Jordan Be, Julia Chea, Kawhia McKay

Media and Young Minds (MEDI3,4)

Come learn about using a range of resources to explore current events and engage in news articles collaboratively. This is an opportunity for you to dabble with journalism and current events to see if this is your true calling.

Photo Snap (SNAP3,4)

Do you enjoy taking photos? Come along and discover new ways to take a photo and how to make your photos look amazing!

Starling Orchestra (STAO3,4)

*Preselected* Please only select if you were in it in Term 2.

Step by Step (STEP3,4)

If you like to know how to move Scratch the cat on your screen, this is your ACE to be!

The Great Sphero War of 2021 (SPHE3,4)

We will programme in detail Sphero bots to be able to conduct a great battle using lights movement and sounds. Armour and external protection for the Sphero will also be made as part of this ACE.

Tinker Time (TINK3,4)

Collect those empty boxes! Find those fancy jars!We are going to put on our tinkering hats and create something magical. Can we build it - Yes, we can!

Wednesday
Art
English
English Essentials
General

ACEW (LZZB3,4)

Wednesday ACE - select!

Languages
Maths
Maths Essentials
Science
Social Studies
Sports
Technology
Thursday
Art

MHP Orchestra (ORCH3,4)

**Pre-selected** Hau Studio: Felix W, Katherine C, Faith Y, Michael H, Nicholas W, Xavier, Alice Fire Studio: Liam He, Celine Pan, Janelle, Benjamin Air Studio: Pravish, Brian, Sebastian, Sonia Gao, Jacob Kim Ahi Studio: Raymond W, Victoria, Angie, Ankita, Max, Andy Z, Alex Ly, Chloe H, Chloe L, Tejinder, Alisha B, Alisha M, Alysa Liang, Sixuan Fan

English
English Essentials
General

Wonders of Science (WOSC3,4)

If you want to learn about the 'why' and 'how' of things, this is the ACE for you! We are going to make them and wonder no more!

Languages
Maths
Maths Essentials
Science

Bright Sparks (SPAR3,4)

Pre-selected Jayden Yeoh, Bayvers Zhang, Diljot Heer, Charlize Cheong, Jack Jarvis, Tiffany Zhou, Alice Zhao, Japji Kaur, Risha Prasad, Veer Chauhan, Emily Tiong, Paramvir Singh (Water 2), Harleen Kaur (Water 1), Akira Bala, Eva Liu, Desmond Huang, Aidan Sethi, Imogen Strong, Lucas Shi, Elyse Lam, Matthew Jiao Come and explore electrical circuits, we will make bristlebots, magical cards and much much more.

Enviro (ENVI3,4)

Muck-in in the Green Space *PRESELECTED* Haaniyah, Jasleen, Katherine, Jayden, Samuel,Tanvir, Chloe Jo, Pearleen, Max Li, Gauri, Hartaj, Devanshi, Om, Ekamvir, Dora, Caramel, Brian Natures Calling You! Yes, You! If wiggly worm, seedin and weedin is your passion then you in the right place! Come and join Mrs Lal and get those green fingers in action. Grow your own herbs and veggies!

Holistic Humans (HHUM3,4)

Do you wonder what helps us balance? What makes us feel hot or cold? What in our body allows us to move or sing? The human body is a complex bundle of nerves, bones, blood and more. Come to this ACE and discover how amazing it actually is!

Kiwi Gardeners (GARD3,4)

Are you inspired by gardening? Would you like to make cool things to keep in your very own garden. Why not make a bird feeder to attract the birds in your garden? Or use eggshells to make a mini garden? We will learn all about how plants grow!

Save the World (SAVE3,4)

Come and help me save the world one project at a time. Do you want to make a difference and help other people and the environment? You will get to choose your own project to work on.

Science - Ecosystems (ECOS3,4)

Micro, messo, macro, terrestial, habitat, aquatic, living and non living organisms, biomes-if these type of words spark your interest and if you want to find out how all things co-exist then this is the ACE for you!!!

What's the Matter? (MATT3,4)

This ACE explores the three different matters of liquid, solid, and gas. You will learn how these different matters are used in life and how the three of them behave in different ways.

Social Studies

MHJC transition (MHJC3,4)

YEAR 6 Only. Are you going to MHJC next year and starting to feel a little worried? If so, join this ACE and work with Miss Dennis to get prepared for your next great schooling adventure.

Sports

Bats and Balls (BATS3,4)

Come explore all the sports that involve a bat and a ball. We will have fun with action cricket, soft ball, tennis, badminton, table tennis, hockey....Can you think of any more?

Bike Track Bonanza (BIKE3,4)

Do you have your own bike and helmet you can bring to school every Thursday? If so, join this ACE and explore our awesome new bike track!

Bike Track Bonanza (BIKE3,4)

Do you have your own bike and helmet you can bring to school every Thursday? If so, join this ACE and explore our awesome new bike track!

Fitness Fun (FFUN3,4)

Come along and have fun while getting fit. We will play games, learn new skills and get fit all while having fun!

Football (FOOT3,4)

Come and play fun football games with MHP's special professional coaches. A good option for active, sporty juniors.

Grooving to Music (GROO3,4)

If you want to jump, shake, swing, move freely and dance your way to exercise through music and have fun then Grooving to Music in Wai 2 is the place to go!

Hockey (HOCK3,4)

Come along and learn how to play hockey and to practise your skills through fun games and activities.

Kalebh Time (KTIM3,4)

We all know that Kalebh knows every game ever invented. Come and join him for the best fun ever!

Korean Fan Dance (KFDA3,4)

*PRESELECTED* Ahi 1: McKhyla Flores, Janhavi Kumar Ahi 2: Chloe Huang, Ava G, Kerasya Ahi 3: Jenifer Le, Chloe Liu, Serena Ete, Vibhi Rawat, Teagan Ali, Sanmeet Ahi 4: Susan Ete, Ngakau Tukua, Lipika Sharma, Teresa Song, Jessica Kong

Kung Fu (KUNG3,4)

Come and learn some awesome defence skills with the masters of Kung Fu

Orienteering: The Great Race (around the school) (ORIE3,4)

Explore the school in set tasks involving reading compasses, following a map. Direction speed and accuracy. Find Treasure! Well...sort of. Each week a different discovery task.

Parkour (PARK3,4)

Come to Parkour and feel like a super hero learning to jump, flip and swing on all the special equipment.

Pasifika Power (PASP3,4)

Join Mrs Lowrey for some exciting Pasifika beats and sports!

SLC Zumba (ZUMS3,4)

Come in and join Zumba Kids, all routines are based on original Zumba dance moves. We break down the steps, add games, activities and cultural exploration elements into the class. Come and have fun, let's dance!

Touch Rugby (TOUC3,4)

This ACE is for students who are willing to learn how to play touch rugby. It would be great if you have played sports like rugby or tag - the skills in these sports can be transferred to touch.

Technology

All things Google (GOOG3,4)

Want to grow your digital skills? In this ACE we will be exploring all that google has to offer. From google slides to google song maker, we will explore them all!

Hollywood sound effects (HOLL3,4)

Have you ever wondered how major Hollywood movies make their sound effects? Do you want to learn how to use every day items to create different sounds? Come and check this ACE out!

Little Chefs (CHEF3,4)

Do you love trying new things in the kitchen? We are going to put our chef hats on to make some tasty and easy treats. Then we are going to create our very own recipe books so we can make the recipes at home too.

Tech Adventures (TECH3,4)

Like the idea of building the biggest bridge? Throwing eggs of the deck? Come and join this technology challenge ACE.

Tech Wizards (TWIZ3,4)

Do you love technology but want to learn more about it? If you said yes, then come along to the Tech Wizard ACE! We will look at a range of different technologies and how to use them all like a PRO!

Time Capsule Tech (TIME3,4)

Come and learn about the weird and wacky gadgets that were used before the world had smartphones and digital technologies. We will look at how instant photos were taken, why phones had wires and what life was like before touch screens!

Video Making and Green Screens (VIDE3,4)

Interested in making videos or advertisements using green screens? Join the video making ACE!