Mini-Conferences are an opportunity for teachers to share some of the great work that is happening in our school and for the community, parents and whanau to get involved and have their say around some of the upcoming initiatives we are undertaking.

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Getting the most out of parent interviews

Hearing how well your child is progressing, achieving their goals, and learning how you can support them in making academic and social progress, is an important and valuable process for... Read more about 'Getting the most out of parent interviews'...

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Progress reports

Celebrating Their Successes and Making a Plan to Achieve Next Steps Read more about 'Progress reports'...


Blog reading at home

Creating confident readers doesn’t just happen in isolation. It takes a school-wide reading culture along with a strong home-school partnership to foster the love of reading and literacy progress. Read more about 'Blog reading at home'...

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Sports tasters

Now is the time to sign your child up to a winter sport, either with a school or a local team.

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Junior School Athletics Display

The children have been practising their jumping, throwing, running and dribbling skills, over the last few weeks and are showing the new skills they have learnt, to the parents, during this display

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Reading Recovery

When I was 6 I did Reading Recovery with Mrs Koorey. She helped me to read better. We wrote lots of stories. Now reading and writing is fun

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Tips for starting the new school year

The first day back to school can be an anxious time for children and parents alike. Read more about 'Tips for starting the new school year'...

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Push Pin - Where in the World? Going Global

Research, investigation, inquiry, presentation and celebrations – this is how we engage our learners at Wairakei Primary School

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S.T.E.M – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it infiltrates every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Read more about 'S.T.E.M – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths'...

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