We want you on our Board

Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, Board of Trustees 2022 election

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I got my sign - It finally here

Our Celebration of Learning was the best day. Classes filled to the brim with visual art inspired from a range of local national and international artists. Read more about 'I got my sign - It finally here'...

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Hey, it's a Hologram

A hologram is a three-dimensional projection which can be seen without using any special equipment. It can be viewed from any angle. Read more about 'Hey, it's a Hologram'...

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Art Critic

Classrooms are looking like galleries as students' work is displayed on the walls. Exploring the elements of visual art - colour, shape, line, tone, texture, value, form, and pattern has... Read more about 'Art Critic '...

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2022 Interschool Swimming Sports

The small group of Wairakei Primary School swimming competitors enjoyed their time at the Interschool Swimming Sports held in 2022.Unfortunately our team numbers dwindled as the week went by due... Read more about '2022 Interschool Swimming Sports'...

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I See Pink Fluffy Elephants, What Do You See?

Room 2 has been learning about different types of art as part of our Move to Grow Inquiry. Read more about 'I See Pink Fluffy Elephants, What Do You See?'...

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Camp, Key Competencies and Cooperation

“Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everyone gets there.” Read more about 'Camp, Key Competencies and Cooperation'...

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The Kuia and the Spider

The Kuia and the Spider by Patricia Grace is a great book for integrating Tikanga Māori and te Reo across many of the curriculum areas. Read more about 'The Kuia and the Spider'...

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Exploring Art Elements

Lines were drawn on a piece of paper to show what the owl can see when it is flying over the countryside. Read more about 'Exploring Art Elements'...

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A taste of art

Mrs Jackson channeled her sculpture talents as the students got messy experimenting with clay. Some common words echoed in Room 13 were roll, pinch, squeeze, thump, texturise, squish, cut, flatten... Read more about 'A taste of art'...

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