Future Focused

Room 8 took part in Drawing the Future. Drawing the Future is a national survey from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) that asks students in Years 3 to 8 to... Read more about 'Future Focused '...

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How to build a bivvy.

Health and Physical Education Strand C: Relationships with other people. Read more about 'How to build a bivvy.'...

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Perception Motor Skills Programme

Keywords: hand-eye coordination, balance, cognitive development, spatial awareness, locomotion.Curriculum links: Health & Physical Education- Movement Concepts & Motor Skills; Develop a wide range of movement skills, using a variety of... Read more about 'Perception Motor Skills Programme'...

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Raranga Harakeke

It is great to try something new and a bit challenging. Room 1 started off with a bit of paper weaving, in preparation for some flax weaving - using the... Read more about 'Raranga Harakeke'...

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Wairakei’s Got Talent

This was the biggest turn-out yet. With multiple entries across Te Mihi and Aratiatia teams, it was a real extravaganza and a culmination to our inquiry called ‘Summer Concert’. Read more about 'Wairakei’s Got Talent'...

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The Beauty (and Challenges) of Choreography

Interrupting our favourite parts of Summer. We discovered all of the class liked BBQs, swimming, summer sports, ice cream, water fights, and the beach. Read more about 'The Beauty (and Challenges) of Choreography'...

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Fractions are yum

Room 9 discovered how functions need to be equal to be fair. When sharing your favourite treat with a friend, making sure you half it equally so it is fair... Read more about 'Fractions are yum'...

lunch making fractions

Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

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Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura

View some videos of some expert and practitioner students sharing their Pepeha here. Read more about 'Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura'...

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Te Reo - Pepeha

We have been learning to communicate about personal information in te reo, such as name, parents and grandparents names, iwi, hapu, mountain and river, or home town and place of... Read more about 'Te Reo - Pepeha'...

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