Technology Challenge 1

This was our challenge. Our focus this term in Room 7 is participating in a variety of activities that will promote our oral language skills. Read more about 'Technology Challenge 1'...

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Epro8 Challenge 2021

An inter-school science and engineering competition, Epro8 hosts over 10,000 students from 800 schools throughout New Zealand. Read more about 'Epro8 Challenge 2021'...

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Eye-Opening Technology Experiences

At Wairakei Primary School during the ‘Our Place’ inquiry we have been looking into the Nature of Technology strand. Read more about 'Eye-Opening Technology Experiences'...

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Mathematical Wizards

First, students were given a shape and they had to independently identify and sort 2D shapes by their appearance. Read more about 'Mathematical Wizards'...

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Learning journey

Independent learning journeys were introduced to the students of Room 1. We were aiming to give the students agency in their own learning. Read more about 'Learning journey'...

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We got the POWER

Room 9 has started exploring our understanding of what POWER means to us. Throughout this journey we had some great conversations around the different ways we show POWER in our... Read more about 'We got the POWER'...

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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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