Friendships

Room 8 have been learning about how to become a good friend and maintaining friendships. We are learning to discuss what a good friend is, and understand how to develop... Read more about 'Friendships'...

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Crafty, Creative Children - Pet Day

As the flowers and chimes were taken away and put in their respective categories the anticipation of who may win a prize was the talk of the classroom. Read more about 'Crafty, Creative Children - Pet Day'...

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Tabloid fun with our friends

As part of building and promoting our relationship with local early childhood centres Wairakei Primary School hosted a Tabloid Sports Day. Read more about 'Tabloid fun with our friends'...

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Celebrating our Thailand Inquiry- Push Pin in Room 6

We each have a pen pal at Concordian International School in Bangkok, and we have all written letters to them asking questions about life in Thailand.

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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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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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Scone for One, Anyone

The purpose of this activity was to extend their experiences and personal explanations of the natural world through exploration, play, asking questions, and discussing simple models.

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Racing into BMX passion

This experience gave them a chance to demonstrated their use of the Wairakei Power as well as their key competency Managing ourselves in a different environment and working alongside others to give it a go

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