Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz

Wairakei Primary School supports a group of selected up and coming Year 5 and Year 6 mathematical experts in a 7-8 week training programme to compete in the local contest, MathsMatters. Read more about 'Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz'...

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2019 Spellathon Fundraising Champs

All proceeds raised through this event will be used to enhance the reading resources throughout the school. Read more about '2019 Spellathon Fundraising Champs'...

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Room 2’s Cross Country experience

It was great to have some of our Room 2 year 4’s qualify for inter-schools. Well done Lennox and Ashe.We were proud of everyone’s efforts. Read more about 'Room 2’s Cross Country experience'...


Scholastic Book Fair

Wow, what a Book Fair. We sold books and resources worth $5400 which gave us $1800 to put towards books for the Library. Read more about 'Scholastic Book Fair '...

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Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere

They performed a play called “Te Kuia me te Pūngāwerewere” which is about a kuia and a spider who had been living together and always argued about who was the... Read more about 'Te Kuia me te Pungawerewere'...

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Go Girls Cricket Festival

The girls came up against a mixture of teams from other schools in the Taupō district we played with a lot of passion and pride when representing our school.

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Slip sliding away through extreme water play

We had the time of our lives slip and sliding our way down the water slide together our Middle and Senior School cooled off

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Push Pin - Where in the World? Going Global

Research, investigation, inquiry, presentation and celebrations – this is how we engage our learners at Wairakei Primary School

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The Plastic Problem

For those of us who do not work for an enormous global corporation have to make do with Genius Hour. Read more about 'The Plastic Problem'...

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