Three Bears

Our learning involved comparing the volume/capacity of containers using the context of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Read more about 'Three Bears'...

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Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

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Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura

View some videos of some expert and practitioner students sharing their Pepeha here. Read more about 'Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura'...

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Te Reo - Pepeha

We have been learning to communicate about personal information in te reo, such as name, parents and grandparents names, iwi, hapu, mountain and river, or home town and place of... Read more about 'Te Reo - Pepeha'...

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We Swim Like Fish

This programme is aligned with the Health and Physical Education curriculum by providing regular physical activities in the pool, allowing students to participate in games and activities to develop swimming... Read more about 'We Swim Like Fish'...

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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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Once upon a time

Room 12 we have been learning about writing narratives as part of our Ohaaki inquiry.

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Water, Water, Water Safety

The instructors make the water wavy so it is more like we are lost in the lakeThank you swimming instructors - Room 14 will be safer on the lake this summer. Read more about 'Water, Water, Water Safety'...

Dont let go remember to stay together

Sensational Swimming

This programme enables thousands of children in the Taupo district to attend swim classes each year. It aims to encourage New Zealanders to recognise swimming and personal survival skills. Read more about 'Sensational Swimming'...

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