Te Mihi - Our Place

It was a chance to share our new knowledge about local Ngāti Tūwharetoa legends. Students were able to retell different stories about Ngātoroirangi, Horomatangi, and the Battle of the Mountains. Read more about 'Te Mihi - Our Place'...

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Ako in Action - DT PLD

Staff at Wairakei Primary School undertake PLD (Professional Learning and Development) in a range of areas at weekly staff meetings. Read more about 'Ako in Action - DT PLD'...

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Wai Challenges

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'...

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Inspired by Jackson Pollock

Looking at Pollock’s works, we were touching on level 3 of the New Zealand curriculum in visual arts: investigating the purpose of images from past cultures and identifying the contexts... Read more about 'Inspired by Jackson Pollock'...

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Jay's Custom Cruiser

Art in the Park has allowed students to express a variety of ideas through 3D art works. Read more about 'Jay's Custom Cruiser'...

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Student Voice and Student Choice

Visual arts is the focus for the Te Mihi students in term 4 and the teachers decided that it was important to provide opportunities for choice. Read more about 'Student Voice and Student Choice'...

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Parlez-vous français?

One of the main benefits of learning a second language at an early age is that children learn languages faster and easier. Read more about 'Parlez-vous français?'...

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Creative recycled art

These are the questions Te Mihi students who chose to work in Room 8 for Art in the Park asked as we went on our journey of getting creative through art. Read more about 'Creative recycled art'...

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