Welcome to Wairakei Primary School

A friendly, supportive inclusive rural Taupō community school, Wairakei Primary School welcomes year 1-6 children.

Our educational mission is simple, yet significant—Wairakei Primary School works in partnership with our community to grow our children into confident lifelong learners. Your child will learn in a supportive environment and caring community. Your child will actively be encouraged to innovate without apprehension, so they can achieve significant success rewarding them with power and confidence for lifelong learning. 

Do you want to enrol? Not a problem. We'd be delighted that you join us.

Please note: Wairakei Primary School is governed by a Ministry of Education established enrolment scheme (zoned).

Please refer to the documents showing the map of the zoned area and a full written description outlining the boundaries and the priorities as to how out of zone students are able to apply for a place at our school.

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Latest Posts

12 Something terrible happened here

Horrible Hands of Room 5

We weren’t even reading that story but thought it looked like fun and it reminded us of the pranks being pulled in our class story, ‘The Terrible Two’.

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Aratiatia;

English, Reading;

90 mins ago

Olivia Graham

Maths Breakfast Club 9

Maths breakfast club

Instant recall or subitizing of basic facts is our ultimate goal, this is where we are able to see the answer in our heads the instant we see the question.

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Te Mihi;

Mathematics;

3 days ago

Chris Simm

Science 12

Room 10 Science Week

Each day we tackled a different science experiment during writing time.

Read more about 'Room 10 Science Week'...

Poihipi;

Science;

6 days ago

Shannen Neal

sharing our learning with others from other classes

Writing learning Adverbs

As part of our writing programme this term we have had a focus on learning all about adverbs.

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Ohaaki;

English, Writing;

7 days ago

Marie Woolnough

Upcoming Events

26
Jun

RDA

26 June 2018 - 26 June 2018

29
Jun

Assembly Poihipi

29 June 2018 - 29 June 2018

03
Jul

RDA

3 July 2018 - 3 July 2018

06
Jul

Assembly Te Mihi

6 July 2018 - 6 July 2018