Research process

Our whole school contributed to this website. Late in Term 3, our planning team of teachers met to decide on a topic for Term 4. We knew Ashburton was celebrating 150 years of settlement in November and so our topic was formed around this.


Each class began by looking at what a 'treasure' is and then brainstorming treasures around Ashburton. Most classes then used a question map to come up with inquiry questions to answer. Some classes had a class question which they investigated together, others had small groups or even individuals researching questions.


Together we have put together our Living Heritage project about the most important treasures of Ashburton. The website will be revealed to our community along with a birthday cake as part of our contribution to Ashburton's 150th birthday.