Rubbish Reactions

Room 1 looked at photos of different parts of the world showing huge amounts of rubbish gathered in one area. Countries such as India and Mexico really shocked us. Read more about 'Rubbish Reactions'...

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One Word Goal Setting

Words like ‘new’, ‘try’ and ‘trying’ are all inspired by our POWER virtue of Opportunity. ‘Kind’, ‘kindness’, ‘caring’, 'patient' and ‘helping’ stem from Respect and Whanau.

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South Africa Push Pin

Our inquiry started with a class brainstorm to record what Room 15 children knew about South Africa

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Big OE to Greece

We compared and contrasted, the differences in environments; educations; currency; history; parliaments/governments; demography and houses.

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Celebrating our Thailand Inquiry- Push Pin in Room 6

We each have a pen pal at Concordian International School in Bangkok, and we have all written letters to them asking questions about life in Thailand.

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Push Pin - Where in the World? Going Global

Research, investigation, inquiry, presentation and celebrations – this is how we engage our learners at Wairakei Primary School

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SPCA SVA

This meant we could fill small boxes with all sorts of goodies - origami, pictures, cards, bikkies - and deliver them to those we thought needed some cheer.

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