Ko Horomatangi te Taniwha Rangatira

Room 14’s inquiry topic has been ‘Our Place.’ In the initial planning the teachers have included Māori local legends from Ngāti Tuwharetoa. Read more about 'Ko Horomatangi te Taniwha Rangatira'...

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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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Our Whanau in Art

Reegan said, This is all my family. That’s Mount Tauhara and the Lake Taupo. Read more about 'Our Whanau in Art'...

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Haere Rā Red Dot Tree

We’re sad to lose our Red Dot Tree - Read more about 'Haere Rā Red Dot Tree'...

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My House

To start with, Room 13 looked at their own homes. Through discussions in groups and with partners they identified different aspects about their homes including physical features and emotional ties. Read more about 'My House'...

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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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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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Education Outside the Classroom - Room 15’s Art Adventure

Often we think of school camps for more senior students when we think of Education Outside the Classroom, but it can be as simple as Bike Taupo coming to school... Read more about 'Education Outside the Classroom - Room 15’s Art Adventure'...

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Blooming Lovely

Our Inquiry had an art focus. Each class in the school was to present an installation around an idea or concept for Art in the Park. Read more about 'Blooming Lovely'...

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