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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1 2 3 4 5 Once I Caught a Fish Alive

Learning numbers can be fun, especially if you like fishing. Please read Room 15’s blog about Number Fishing.

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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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Stretch a Sentence

A video called “Stretchy Sentences” on Youtube showed all the parts of sentences we needed to use to stretch our sentences and make them more interesting. Read more about 'Stretch a Sentence'...

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Classy Capitals and Final Full Stops

After listening to ’Crown Park,’ a chapter book by New Zealand author Des Hunt, they have created a ‘Word Wall’ of new topic vocabulary. Read more about 'Classy Capitals and Final Full Stops'...

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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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Native Neighbours

First the students learnt to write questions about what they were curious about. They formulated wonders about kiwis. Read more about 'Native Neighbours'...

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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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