Using your Yoyo

Ned’s Mindset shares that while yo-yoing is cool and simple, it’s not always easy. Everyone who learns to yo-yo will make mistakes along the way. Read more about 'Using your Yoyo'...

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5 ways to show our POWER values when moving

The school wide goal over the past three weeks has been to "move around the school as a class showing POWER". Read more about '5 ways to show our POWER values when moving'...

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2020 Cross Country

Wairakei Primary School would like to send out a special thank you to all the people that made it such a successful day, including Sue Maclean, Noel from the Harriers... Read more about '2020 Cross Country'...

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The Wairakei Way

Wairakei Primary School’s POWER values are important to all teachers’, students’ and the wider community, and ‘The Wairakei Way’ reminds everyone of these values. Read more about 'The Wairakei Way'...

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Running to Mars

There is 54 000 000 kilometres between Earth and Mars. How long do you think it would take to run there? Room 15 decided to do just that.

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Kei te pēhea koe Room 14? How are you?

Another way Room 14 practised this sentence structure was using drama. The audience would ask a student how they were feeling. Read more about 'Kei te pēhea koe Room 14? How are you?'...

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Developing leadership skills

I enjoy this group because I get to learn about being a good role model and I get to do something constructive. Read more about 'Developing leadership skills'...

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