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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Movement Madness

Through learning and by accepting challenges in health-related and movement contexts children reflect on the nature of well-being, perseverance and enhance their interactions with others.

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Resilience

Although we celebrated their excellence in running, they were not necessarily our most resilient.

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Helping children with anxiety

The Key Competencies are an exciting and vital part of our New Zealand Curriculum that underpin everything we do in the classroom.

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Gorgeous Clay Owls Ticked all the Boxes

At the same time, students needed the opportunity to create something beautiful that they were proud of by exploring textures and shapes.

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Badminton Room 8

Room 8 students were developing and applying rules and practices in badminton games and activities to promote fair, safe, and appropriate participation for all.

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Target Ball Fun in Room 6

Mrs Thompson taught us how to play ‘Target Ball’, which is a game that encourages us to think about strategies and working together. 

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Gymnastics Fun

As part of our integrated inquiry, our physical education focus has been on developing our students gross motor skills through balance, strength and movement skills.

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Hockey

The middle school have had an opportunity to experience what hockey is and what is required to be a hockey player.

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Room 8 Swimming

All students were put into their groups and the tutors started teaching swimming skills for all the different levels. Read more about 'Room 8 Swimming'...

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