How connected is New Zealand? An experiment.

Room 8 has signed up to a special project by a company called School Kit called ‘Exploring Kiwi Curiosity.’

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We helped each other decide who to write to and then we researched

Maths facilitator Mrs Collins visits Room 8

Wairakei Primary School has been lucky to have visits from Mrs Shirley Collins, a professional learning facilitator from Waikato University, throughout the year.

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Wairakei Estate Planting Day 2017

For the second year, Year 6's have had the opportunity to join with Wairakei Estate on Broadlands Road in a propagation project.

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3 We had to do it just right so the plants will grow

Pet Day Stalls Sneak Peek

Year 6 students are hard at work preparing the Pet Day stalls for our Pet Day on Saturday 4 November.

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Dare to Care - Te Mihi Community

Te Mihi Community’s Dare to Care inquiry come to fruition, with many projects taking place and us making a difference in our community and beyond. 

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4 Money skills customer service advertising... a lot of learning

Cup Challenge

As part of our inquiry we are to ‘Face a Challenge - Create a Challenge’. We were set a challenge that involved a team of 4 having to stack cups in a pyramid using the equipment provided.

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Making our difference

On the last couple of days of Term 3, Room 8 had the opportunity to send off the donations to our chosen organisations for Dare to Care.

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5 Savannah and Saffron hope the letter reaches Paw Justice

Fantastic role models inspire the Te Mihi team

As part of our Dare to Care inquiry this term, the Te Mihi team have had some visits from people in our community who are making a difference.

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Very engaged Te Mihi students

Senior and middle school swimming lessons

It’s that time again - when we are lucky enough to get on the bus and make the hop, skip, and jump to the AC Baths for our swimming lessons.

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3 Watching how the expert does it2

Making a life-sized cubic metre!

Te Mihi Community is working on measurement tasks in collaborative workshops on Thursdays and Fridays. We are exploring such topics as perimeter, area, and volume.

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4 There was a lot of work involved in building our cubes