Category: Sara Sprague

Happiness is

The students used a poem template to write a poem about happiness. The poem template began with a very short sentences for impact. Read more about 'Happiness is'...

Ana made some very happy looking emojis for her poem

Treaty Time

We started the school year by learning about the Treaty of Waitangi and its importance as the agreement between Maori and Pakeha which made the beginning of New Zealand. Read more about 'Treaty Time'...

These rules are all part of respect for others2

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'...

We had to draw each Maori word2

2019 Spellathon Fundraising Champs

All proceeds raised through this event will be used to enhance the reading resources throughout the school. Read more about '2019 Spellathon Fundraising Champs'...

Room 14 excitedly wait for the pizzaman

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

Project Pump Track

The Ohaaki Team have been working on Passion Projects on Thursday afternoons. Our Passion Projects involved us choosing an interest area and contributing toward a positive outcome for our local community. Read more about 'Project Pump Track'...

Joseph practicing his bike skills so he will be ready to ride on the pump track

Ice cream, Icecream we all Scream for Ice Cream!

A big smile from RyleighWALT follow a persuasive writing model Success Criteria My persuasive writing must have: Read more about 'Ice cream, Icecream we all Scream for Ice Cream!'...

A big smile from Ryleigh

Kindness Clouds

Our driving question is: How can we help meet the needs of our local Wairakei community? Read more about 'Kindness Clouds'...

Amber shares her cloud

Fair Feast

Room 14 has been learning about fractions. We learning to are to fair share whole objects and sets. We are learning to recognise and write fraction symbols. Read more about 'Fair Feast'...

Drawing is a useful way to help student with their maths thinking and explaining2

Morena Tamariki Ma

Some of the Ready to Read stories that include tikanga and te reo MaoriStudent VoiceTe Omeka’s Retell of Maui and the SunOnce upon a time there were four brothers. Read more about 'Morena Tamariki Ma'...

We start each day by saying our school Karakia with pride and respect2