Category: Paul Morehu

May the Force Be With You

Our first investigation came from a wondering many students had: Why do fidget spinners spin for so long? This led Room 2 to discuss what surfaces objects can spin on... Read more about 'May the Force Be With You'...

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Taking Pride in PE

When asked what they learnt about catching, this is what some students had to say. Read more about 'Taking Pride in PE'...

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Game On: A Journey Back in Time

After this, Room 2 discussed who were heroes in their lives and why. Then we looked at different situations and athletes in sport to classify whether Olympism was being shown. Read more about 'Game On: A Journey Back in Time'...

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Tabloid Sports Day 2021

Wairakei Primary School had a Tabloid Sport Day. Students were divided into their wharenui nga tae groups and the Manukura took a lead role in the afternoon. Read more about 'Tabloid Sports Day 2021'...

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Gateway Writing Quest

Here are descriptions of some keys the children dreamed up: Read more about 'Gateway Writing Quest'...

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Shape Up

Part of learning about shapes involved making them. Building shapes helped children learn how to describe them using vocabulary such as corners, surfaces and edges. Read more about 'Shape Up'...

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2021 Wairakei Interschool Athletics Champions

A year 2 student at the Wairakei Primary School Athletics DayOn behalf of Wairakei Primary School, I’d also like to say a big thank you to all of the parents... Read more about '2021 Wairakei Interschool Athletics Champions'...

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Finding Our Place

Room 2 started off by learning about NZ history and what brought the first Maori and British settlers here. Read more about 'Finding Our Place'...

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