A number of students from Wairakei Primary School participated in the the Wairakei Estate Ironkidz Triathlon. It was all about participation. According to their website, it’s about “getting out there, having a go and achieving a personal best and having a heap of FUN.” Wairakei kids did just that, supporting each other and challenging themselves.
Special Post Box
Tia and Claudia have been learning how to use Puppet Pals and they decided to make a Puppet Show on our Special Post Box.
Max and his first day of Discovery
Max decided to make a movie of his adventures during Discovery.
The Mega Popcorn Maker
Functions Celebration with our 5 Year olds
Claire and Jorja made this because they love popcorn.
Time Lapse Tour
Amber and Krystal take you on a tour of the school.
Touch Rugby with Malan
Malan tells us about his touch rugby team
Everyone should come to our School
Rhiannon and Aimee share their thoughts about their school.
Claire wrote a story showing us how she can use the 'sp' sound.
A Dark Pongy Place
Nick wrote a story about playing hide and seek and included how it made him feel.
Connor rocks Room 6
Connor demonstrates his skills on the electric guitar, Room 6, Wairakei Primary School Taupo.
Drones in the School
Come and see how wonderful our school looks from above.
Our talented boys showing off their drumming skills.
Our understandings of our learning about Systems
Turangawaewae Trip Room 11 2016
Room 11 and the Te Huka team went on a trip around the Huka Falls. They had a great day and enjoyed the swim at the AC Baths very much.
Turangawaewae Celebration Day
Our school based day of learning.
Treasure Maps Room 10
These children designed their own treasure maps in class and have started to write their own instructions to find the treasure.
Room One Turangawaewae Movie
These children wrote and directed their group to produce a movie. They will be sharing their movie in assembly.
Room One have been writing, editing and directing their own movies to show their understanding of Turangawaewae.
Year 4 Camp at Blue Light
Our year four students attended a camp at the Blue Light Lodge In Wairakei Village.
Year 5 and 6 Adventure Camp
All Year 5 and 6 students attended the annual Outdoor Education Camp. This year it was to Papamoa to play in the sea.
Turangawaewae Year 4 Camp
Movie by Carlo, Ryan and Kane
Turangawaewae Year 4 Camp
Year 4 Camp by Brodie, Abby and Holly
iMovie music Travel
Ohaaki Team Exploration Day T4, 2015
As part of our Exploration inquiry, Rooms 4, 5, 6, and 7 collaborated by coming together and sharing our learning about various countries and cultures.
Student voice from within Wairakei Primary School, Taupo on their learning. Linked to NAPP with Melanie Matthews.
Senior School Memories
The senior students of Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, share some memories of their busy year. Farewell to our Year 6s - we're only one call away.
Song: One Call Away by Charlie Puth, 2015, Nine Track Mind, Artist Partner Group, Atlantic Records.
What my Teacher needs to know about me
Year 4 student's using Puppet Pal's to tell their Teacher somethings about them.
Globe Trotting Gumboots
Our school production held in the school hall involving all our children from the school. A local story that travels around the world showing off the amazing sites of each country. Our local farmer boys engage with the locals from each country.
Student Presentation to the Board of Trustees
Three students have created a presentation for the Board of Trustees about their findings about Chromebooks. The students are wanting to have more laptops in their classrooms to use and have been researching a range of options. They have presented their ideas using a video format.
Accelerating Literacy Learning: Year 3 project
This is the summary video of the learning that has occurred in the Year 3 area of the school. Two teachers have put together a mixture of hints to support writing alongside the student voice. A great watch for teachers and parents on how to engage writing. Special focus on motivation strategies for boys.
Wairakei Primary School Discovery Fridays
Discovery in the Junior School, Watching our students enjoying interacting and using materials from their environment.
Baiden, Phillipa and Phoenix demonstrate safety around dogs.
Wairakei Primary School Room Four Trip to Taupo Nui a Tia College
Room Four Trip to Taupo Nui a Tia College
Hayden and James demonstrate how to be visible around firearms.
Safety around water
Shyia and Georgia demonstrate why slipping and falling is a major cause of injury to children on farms.
Change Room 2
Steaming into School 2015
Steaming Movie 2015
Happy - Pharrell Williams - I tunes