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Applying for Lifelong Learning Experiences

Growing lifelong learners is a mission of Wairakei Primary School. Applying the skills learnt within the classroom to real-life situations is a valuab…

Manic about Maths

Maths is all around. Everywhere we look, maths can be seen or used. Room 10 has been exploring a variety of different mathematical aspects. We have lo…
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Terrific TALES Programme Supports Tamariki

TALES is designed to run in the last few weeks of each term and supports groups of students transitioning from the end of the term to the term break. …

Website Superstars

Aratiatia has spent the term researching the history of everyday items. We investigated and researched the problems solved by the creation of these it…

Discovering Quoits

Room 13 used the game across several curriculum areas. The first was Physical Education. Quoits uses the whole body and encourages balance and  eye an…
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The Magic of Rainbow Reading

In a cosy room tucked away at the back of Room 6 you can find students reading away under the calming influence of Teacher Aide Diana Fitzsimmons. Hea…
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JourneyBegins

When working in a Year 5 class, I was shared an example of building a picture in a reader’s head and to ‘show not tell’ when we write. Here is my exam…
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Steaming Ahead

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World science

Room 9 have had fun exploring the world around them using the House of Science kits. Through a variety of experiments we investigated plants, pests, r…

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