The Little Hoot

 The Big Hoot Education Programme – ‘The Little Hoot’

The Big Hoot will be joined by mini owlets designed by local school children and teachers, which will appear in parliaments across the city to create the schools trail.

The Little Hoot is integral to the main event, with an education programme open to all schools in the city. It will feature up to 60 owlet sculptures (90cm tall), which will be decorated by students and teachers.

During March-May 2018, all the owlets will be publicly exhibited in local clusters ‘parliaments’ for the duration of the event. They will complement and add real value to the main Big Hoot trail, showcasing the creativity of Auckland’s youngest citizens, before being returned to their schools.

Each participating school will receive an owlet sculpture, paints from our official Paint and Colour Partner Resene and an extensive downloadable curriculum linked Education Resource Pack. The pack puts creativity at the heart of a programme of study designed to complement existing curriculum areas such as Art, English, Design and Science.

There will be downloadable trail maps and a Big Hoot app encouraging people to get together, explore their city on foot and enjoy sculpture spotting!

Need inspiration? Watch the video below to see how other schools designed their sculptures:

For more information please contact:

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Arahoe School

Avondale Primary School

Bailey Road School

Bairds Mainfreight Primary School

Baradene College of the Sacred Heart

Baverstock Oaks School

Beachhaven Primary School

Birkenhead Primary School

Blockhouse Bay Primary School

Botany Downs Secondary College

Central Auckland Specialist School

Formally Carlson School for Cerebral Palsy

Cockle Bay School

Colwill School Massey

Diocesan School For Girls

Edendale Primary School

Edmund Hillary School

Ellerslie School

Gladstone Primary School

Hay Park School

Henderson Primary School

Howick College

Huapai District School

Kaurilands Primary School

Kowhai Intermediate School

Kristin Junior School

Laingholm Primary School

Manurewa South School

Marist School Mt Albert

Mellons Bay School

Meraki Montessori Primary

Misson Heights Junior College

Monte Cecilia Catholic School

Mt Albert Primary School

Mt Eden Normal Primary School

New Lynn School

Northcross Intermediate

Onehunga Primary School

Owairoa Primary School

Pakuranga Heights School

Pakuranga Intermediate School

Point Chevalier School

Point England School

Puhinui School

Pukekohe High School

Robertson Road School

Saint Kentigern College

Saint Kentigern Girl’s School

St Peter’s College, Auckland

Summerland School

Sunnynook Primary School

Sylvia Park School

Waiheke High School

Waikowhai Primary School

Wainui School

Wairau Intermediate School

Woodlands Park School