Student Reports

As part of our end of year celebrations we have been writing our own student report to share with our whanau. Read more about 'Student Reports'...

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Every One Remembered

To honour the worldwide celebration of Armistice Day, we looked closely at the key facts of the First World War. We crafted poems, based loosely on the ‘Cinquain’ form. Read more about 'Every One Remembered'...

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Give me Five

In Mrs Graham’s class, as part of the writing programme, we explored Shape Poems and Cinquains, over a three week period, culminating in the children writing poems to honour Armistice Day. Read more about 'Give me Five'...

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Push Pin - Where in the World? Going Global

Research, investigation, inquiry, presentation and celebrations – this is how we engage our learners at Wairakei Primary School

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Te Mihi Drama

As part of our Collaborative Learning goals, we wanted the children in the Te Mihi team to experience learning through their passions.

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Journey to the centre of the earth

We are learning how to think like scientists by observing our world around us while looking at what it means to be a scientist and explaining what we see and learn.

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Making sticks, stick

Our first task was to identify the missing numbers and identify the rule to the growing number patterns.

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Breakfast Brain Food

As part of the Poihipi passion projects we have Food Technology and have been investigating different foods and learning basic food preparation and cooking skills.

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R5's Swiss Army Knife Factory

We learned that these have been around since the late 1800s and were originally used as tools for soldiers to service and repair their weapons.

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