Room 3’s Surf Crazy for the Summer Concert

As the title of the school concert was ‘Summer Concert’, the students were asked to research and find songs with a summer theme. Read more about 'Room 3’s Surf Crazy for the Summer Concert'...

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Room 3’s Sunflowers

Some Room 3 children asked if we could plant our garden. We decided to plant sunflowers and have a little competition. Read more about 'Room 3’s Sunflowers'...

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Raranga Harakeke

It is great to try something new and a bit challenging. Room 1 started off with a bit of paper weaving, in preparation for some flax weaving - using the... Read more about 'Raranga Harakeke'...

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Wairakei’s Got Talent

This was the biggest turn-out yet. With multiple entries across Te Mihi and Aratiatia teams, it was a real extravaganza and a culmination to our inquiry called ‘Summer Concert’. Read more about 'Wairakei’s Got Talent'...

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The Beauty (and Challenges) of Choreography

Interrupting our favourite parts of Summer. We discovered all of the class liked BBQs, swimming, summer sports, ice cream, water fights, and the beach. Read more about 'The Beauty (and Challenges) of Choreography'...

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Fractions are yum

Room 9 discovered how functions need to be equal to be fair. When sharing your favourite treat with a friend, making sure you half it equally so it is fair... Read more about 'Fractions are yum'...

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Playing with Poems

We wrote some great Spring haiku poems with Mrs Young and painted blossoms on trees to make them look like Cherry Blossom trees. Read more about 'Playing with Poems'...

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Tick Tock Time

We have learned about different parts of time - miliseconds, seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, decades, centuries and milleniums. Read more about 'Tick Tock Time'...

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Christmas Trees for Taupo

We had another wonderful opportunity to take part in the Towncentre Taupo Plywood 3D Christmas Tree Project again this year. These recycled plywood boards were delivered to us ready for painting. All children at Wairakei Primary School were invited to submit their Christmas tree designs.

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Knitted Snakes

A busy morning in Room 4 today Caleb the Master of the Knitted Snakes was teaching an eager group of hand knitters how to knit snakes, to hang snakes in... Read more about 'Knitted Snakes '...

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