Category: Shannen Neal

Math that Matters

As we are currently learning about global issues so we put our data detective hats back on to find out - What global issue Room 8 is most concerned about? Read more about 'Math that Matters'...

4 Riley Analysing his data and ruling bars for his graph2

Striving for Independence

Every fortnight the Te Mihi teachers come together to design new exciting and engaging must do and can do learning tasks.

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Image 6 Room 8 students working on different learning journey tasks independently and in a groups2

Breakfast Brain Food

As part of the Poihipi passion projects we have Food Technology and have been investigating different foods and learning basic food preparation and cooking skills.

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16 Enjoying the delicious health breakfast we just made

Spectacular Swimming

Room 10, as well as other classes at Wairakei Primary School, have been fortunate enough to take part in the Contact Energy swimming and water safety programme held at the AC Baths.

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Photo 6 Paige Brooke and Juno Enjoying their swimming lesson together2

Delectable Dazzling Dinosaurs

We also learnt that dinosaurs became extinct about 65 million years ago, before humans even existed! Our minds found it hard to comprehend exactly how long ago this really was.

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17 Paige and Indie J pressing play dough into the bottom of their container2

Room 10 Matariki Learning

Room 10 learnt about Matariki. We discovered that Matariki is a cluster of stars that appear in mid-winter each year to signify the start of the Maori New Year.

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Room 10 Science Week

Each day we tackled a different science experiment during writing time.

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Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

We had fun taking turns measuring, mixing and then rolling the dough into balls

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