Category: Olivia Graham

Statistical POWER

As seniors in the Aratiatia Community, we already know about POWER and how to use it in our learning and our behaviour.

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10 Donald and Chase share their findings

Scavenger Hunt Success

Aratiatia Community took part in a collaborative day of learning about the Treaty of Waitangi

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01 Danidu has top scavenging skills

Collaboration Stations

Rooms 5 and 6 have created Collaboration Stations as a way of integrating our social skills with POWER

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12. Jet planes are tricky to build

Yuko and Kengo visit from Japan

They were excited to visit our school and meet the students. Yuko is an English teacher in Japan so she was able to share many aspects of Japanese culture. Read more about 'Yuko and Kengo visit from Japan'...

Yuko and Kengo visit from Japan

2018 kicks off with POWER

It’s exciting to be back at school for 2018. Our stationery is named and sorted, tote tray labels created, and we are ready to go with our learning

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11 It s great to be back

Oruanui Marae tuakana teina

Everyone got to try the fried bread and enjoy the sweet treat.

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Our group finished with waiata lead by Matua Grant

Winegum Bridges

When first informed they were going to try and build Winegum Bridges, everyone in Room 8 exclaimed, “What’s a winegum?” Well, they soon caught on.

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9 Possible toll charges apply for this long bridge

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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We took time to think carefully3

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