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'...

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Sensational Shapes

Firstly, students learnt to recognise a number of shapes by their appearance. They created bead shapes and learnt the Māori names for each of them. Read more about 'Sensational Shapes'...

Room 14 likes to Move it Move it

The students had to come up with a question about their planes to investigate, predict what might happen and then test their planes. Read more about 'Room 14 likes to Move it Move it'...

Let’s graph it

The students decided to conduct a statistical investigation themselves with people in Room 8 to answer a question they posed. Read more about 'Let’s graph it'...

Engaging Games for Maths Learning - Room 15

Whenever I ask the students what they liked in Math they will generally talk about the games we play as a warm up at the beginning of the lesson or... Read more about 'Engaging Games for Maths Learning - Room 15'...

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Lighting Up Science

Inquiry for Term 3 is called ‘Phunky Physics’ and the rationale is to predict, observe, and explain everyday examples of scientific phenomena. Read more about 'Lighting Up Science'...

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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