Category: Rachel Thompson

Discovery Sculptures in the Gully

On Wednesday afternoons the junior school have discovery time. We have been focused on creating purposeful play opportunities for our tamariki.

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Flying and Floating in Room 15

We were excited when Mrs O’Suulivan asked us to make a floating raft with a buddy

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Exploring Tracks in Room 9

Mrs Thompson put us in groups, then set up 5 challenges around the classroom. Each group had turns at experimenting with the challenges. Read more about 'Exploring Tracks in Room 9'...

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Junior Island Beach Disco 2018

The theme was ‘Island Beach Party’ and the children enjoyed dressing up in colourful beach clothes.

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Sewing at Discovery Time

We have been lucky to have one of our mums come and help us with our discovery time.

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Frog Blog

In Room 15 our ‘blend’ group were learning about ‘fr’ words.

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Final Assembly Photographs and other events

The end of year final assembly celebrates the year 6 students and their learning journey at Wairakei Primary School. Junior POWER prizegiving acknowledges our junior school students. Read more about 'Final Assembly Photographs and other events'...

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Stained Glass Cookies

In Room 15 we had lots of fun cooking stained glass cookies.

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Making Potions

Some of the junior children have shown an interest in creating ‘potions’ at interval and lunchtime lately, so we decided to extend this interest during discovery time.

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