Earthquake proof designing

Room 5 and 6 had to design a structure using iceblock sticks and modelling clay on a floating platform that would withstand shaking

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Sebastian showing off his design

Future Manolo Blahniks in Rooms 5 & 6

Rooms 5 & 6 had to design a pair of shoes with the materials provided

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Krystal designing a boot with a party at the back

Oruanui Marae tuakana teina

Everyone got to try the fried bread and enjoy the sweet treat.

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Our group finished with waiata lead by Matua Grant

Winegum Bridges

When first informed they were going to try and build Winegum Bridges, everyone in Room 8 exclaimed, “What’s a winegum?” Well, they soon caught on.

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9 Possible toll charges apply for this long bridge

How connected is New Zealand? An experiment.

Room 8 has signed up to a special project by a company called School Kit called ‘Exploring Kiwi Curiosity.’

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We helped each other decide who to write to and then we researched

Maths facilitator Mrs Collins visits Room 8

Wairakei Primary School has been lucky to have visits from Mrs Shirley Collins, a professional learning facilitator from Waikato University, throughout the year.

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Wairakei Estate Planting Day 2017

For the second year, Year 6's have had the opportunity to join with Wairakei Estate on Broadlands Road in a propagation project.

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3 We had to do it just right so the plants will grow

Pet Day Stalls Sneak Peek

Year 6 students are hard at work preparing the Pet Day stalls for our Pet Day on Saturday 4 November.

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Dare to Care - Te Mihi Community

Te Mihi Community’s Dare to Care inquiry come to fruition, with many projects taking place and us making a difference in our community and beyond. 

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4 Money skills customer service advertising... a lot of learning

Cup Challenge

As part of our inquiry we are to ‘Face a Challenge - Create a Challenge’. We were set a challenge that involved a team of 4 having to stack cups in a pyramid using the equipment provided.

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