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Let’s read together - The Kings Sock

Share reading is a powerful tool in a teacher’s skill set. A teacher models the skills of a proficient reader including - predicting, examining the pi…

Where am I? Exploring Positional Language

Room One has been exploring the language of positions and the synonyms for each of them as part of our term inquiry.
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May the Force Be With You

As part of Movement Magic Inquiry, Room 2 has been exploring the invisible forces that are all around us. Students have been learning through hands-on…

Prove it

“Learn it , Prove it” is a Wairakei Primary School way of sharing ‘aha’ moments of student learning. When a student gains new understanding, sharing t…

Taking Pride in PE

Pride is our POWER value that is about trying your best and celebrating your successes. You may not always do as well as you hope. Sometimes though, i…

One Team Growing in POWER

Room 2 revisited the schools POWER values. Each student started by ranking their understanding of each value  from strongest to weakest. We presented …
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Not all Heroes Wear Capes

Handwriting? Wow, many of us would think that it is a thing of the past. However, being able to write efficiently and legibly is still important.

Shapes Matter?

Have you ever wondered why shapes are important to us? 

The students of Room 4 are discovering the importance of shapes and how they make up everyday…
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Magic or Magnetism

Investigating the magic around the force of magnetism. Through experiments and investigations, students have found that magnetism is a force that attr…

“MoveWell” to Move Well

A new resource and program for schools from Sport NZ, providing skill based games that encourage and assist in implementing effective Physical Educati…

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