Zooming into VLN

For 30 minutes a week, these students connect via Zoom, joining similar-aged students from around New Zealand. Read more about 'Zooming into VLN'...

2020 VLN 01

Rainbow Fish

They will be developing practical knowledge by exploring a variety of materials and tools and discover elements and selected principles. Read more about 'Rainbow Fish'...

Using different textures 3

Floating Classroom

Members of the Māori curriculum team have participated in the Ngati Tuwharetoa Cultural Knowledge Project. This project is to support teachers in obtaining cultural views and stories of Ngati Tuwharetoa. Read more about 'Floating Classroom'...

CKProject 1

Colour Monsters

This in turn leads to developing empathy and social skills. Emotions can be linked to physical sensations. Read more about 'Colour Monsters'...

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Super Soup

One cold morning Mrs Griffin brought into class and shared a pot of homemade soup. The students in Room 15 liked Mrs Griffin’s soup so much they wanted to make their own.

Read more about 'Super Soup'...

2020 term3 room15 making soup 09

A day in the life of Cindy

Cindy is one of our experienced teacher aides who has worked at Wairakei Primary School for 15 years. Read more about 'A day in the life of Cindy'...

Cindy and Room 5