Our educational mission is simple, yet significant—Wairakei Primary School works in partnership with our community to grow our children into confident lifelong learners.
Your child will learn in a supportive caring community environment. They'll be actively encouraged to innovate without apprehension, so they can achieve significant success, rewarding them with power and confidence for lifelong learning.
Please note: Wairakei Primary School is governed by a Ministry of Education established enrolment scheme (zoned). Please refer to the documents for a full written description.
2021 Term Dates:
"Teachers and support staff write blogs. Students can also contribute their own voice or write a blog. Over the years the blogs have progressed from simple samples of learning to engaging and informative blogs that are tracked across the world by our family and other teaching professions."
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From insightful commentaries on New Zealand’s education policy to lovely classroom blogs showcasing students’ and teachers’ incredible work inside the classroom, there is so much to praise about the New Zealand blogging community.
This lovely state primary school just north of Taupō and close to the Waikato River offers brilliant schooling in a beautiful location - two things which come across strongly within their education blog.
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Ten Trends group had been searching our website for a while and used our 'Modern learning' link to share with schools both nationally and internationally. You can check us out on this link. It is a big thing to be acknowledged for the work our teachers do in the classrooms. It is great to see our students using our concept of 'Learn it Prove it'. It’s such a great concept.
The Key competencies participating and contributing, and thinking were extended. Students gained a lot of ideas by looking at each other's creations, and they had lots of questions. Read more about 'Wai Challenges'...
Our powhiri are led by senior members of our school kapa haka group. These leaders are trained by our kapa haka tutor and lead teacher of Maori and change at... Read more about 'Welcoming new whanau'...
Jenna Foley and Leanne Jackson
8 March 2021 - 8 March 2021
10 March 2021 - 10 March 2021
11 March 2021 - 11 March 2021
15 March 2021 - 15 March 2021