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Friday, November 20, 2009

How Blake House Got its Name...

One day at Botany Downs Primary School, someone asked who "Blake" was. Well it is a big story Miss Cotman said... (JC)

Sir Peter Blake is a sailor. He took pictures of trees to show people that there were not many trees left. (SW)

Sir Peter Blake died because the pirates killed him by accident. The pirates said "Give me your money and your food now PLEASE!" (ChP)

Sir Peter Blake was very brave and he worked hard to help others (If you are in Blake house perhaps you can try to be brave and helpful too!). After becoming famous winning the America's Cup for New Zealand, Sir Peter Blake decided to try and teach people about problems in the environment. It was when he was doing this in the Amazon River that he was killed. (Miss Cotman)

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