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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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We took time to think carefully3

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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This is a mystery so far 2

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

Making our difference

On the last couple of days of Term 3, Room 8 had the opportunity to send off the donations to our chosen organisations for Dare to Care.

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5 Savannah and Saffron hope the letter reaches Paw Justice

Senior and middle school swimming lessons

It’s that time again - when we are lucky enough to get on the bus and make the hop, skip, and jump to the AC Baths for our swimming lessons.

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3 Watching how the expert does it2

Making a life-sized cubic metre!

Te Mihi Community is working on measurement tasks in collaborative workshops on Thursdays and Fridays. We are exploring such topics as perimeter, area, and volume.

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4 There was a lot of work involved in building our cubes

Fusing plastic bags

As part of our 'Make a Difference inquiry', we have been looking at how to reuse items, rather than recycle them.

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4 Adam was happy with his fusing

Touch rugby with Youthtown

Hooray! We have some sunshine in which to enjoy our touch rugby session with Youthtown.

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1 Getting ready

Our Gully

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3 Make shift abseiling