The Power of Whanau

Room 10 sharing equipment, finding solutions to design problems with construction equipment, and talking through problems with each other when they arose.

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South Africa Push Pin

Our inquiry started with a class brainstorm to record what Room 15 children knew about South Africa

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Tabloid fun with our friends

As part of building and promoting our relationship with local early childhood centres Wairakei Primary School hosted a Tabloid Sports Day. Read more about 'Tabloid fun with our friends'...

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Design a Christmas tree

We had a wonderful opportunity to take part in the Towncentre Taupo Plywood 3D Christmas Tree Project. These recycled plywood boards were delivered to us ready for painting. A group of passionate designers and painters took on this challenge.

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Flag Pole STEM Challenge

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and their flag. Students had to colour in the flag using the correct colours and then attach it to an ice block stick flag pole.

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Music, Movement and Drama

An enthusiastic group of year 0 and 1 students embarked on an exploration of music, movement and drama for our passion project.

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Amazing Mandala Art

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and we have looked at some of the beautiful art that is done in India.

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Pizza Party Fractions

Then, she did something funny. She put two of the quarters back together and we learned that two quarters is the same as one half.

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