Welcome to Wairakei Primary School

A friendly, supportive inclusive rural Taupō community school, Wairakei Primary School welcomes year 1-6 children.

Our educational mission is simple, yet significant—Wairakei Primary School works in partnership with our community to grow our children into confident lifelong learners. Your child will learn in a supportive environment and caring community. Your child will actively be encouraged to innovate without apprehension, so they can achieve significant success rewarding them with power and confidence for lifelong learning. 

Do you want to enrol? Not a problem. We'd be delighted that you join us.

Please note: Wairakei Primary School is governed by a Ministry of Education established enrolment scheme (zoned).

Please refer to the documents showing the map of the zoned area and a full written description outlining the boundaries and the priorities as to how out of zone students are able to apply for a place at our school.

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Sir Peter Blake Award Winner 2018

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Latest Posts

Matariki 3

Room 10 Matariki Learning

Room 10 learnt about Matariki. We discovered that Matariki is a cluster of stars that appear in mid-winter each year to signify the start of the Maori New Year.

Read more about 'Room 10 Matariki Learning'...

Poihipi;

The Arts;

41 hours ago

Shannen Neal

4. Molly shared 24 cubes between 4 people

Equal Sharing

Amelia’s definition of equal sharing is: “it means that if I have 10 stickers my friend and me get the same amount if I share them between us”. Read more about 'Equal Sharing'...

TeHuka;

Mathematics;

41 hours ago

Mandy Woodcock

3. How to use equipment1

World of Maths

The activities that were provided allowed students to engage in thinking mathematically and statistically in a range of meaningful contexts. Read more about 'World of Maths'...

Ohaaki;

Mathematics;

6 days ago

Margo Clark

Planning and designing

Tracks - Making a Mark

The students planned, designed and modified their tracks so that they met the design brief of having bridges, jumps, trees, tunnels, tracks, bends, and a water feature.

Read more about 'Tracks - Making a Mark'...

Ohaaki;

Technology;

6 days ago

Margo Clark

Upcoming Events

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Start of term

23 July 2018 - 23 July 2018