Expanding Yeast

Room 13 is learning how to think like scientists by observing our experiments and investigations and asking questions such as “I wonder what will happen if…..?”.

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2. practising observation skills and patience

Window Sprouts

Room 13 is learning that plants need certain conditions to grow. To help us learn we have been conducting an observation experiment with bean seeds.

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3. sprouts with direct sun

Passionate Performers

Passion Projects are a project-based learning experience where the group’s interests, strengths and passions are developed with guidance from the teacher.

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Slam Poetry in Room 6

We were very lucky to have a visiting poet, Te Kahu Rolleston, work with us.

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No-blow Balloons

Tapping into the children’s prior knowledge of mixing baking soda with vinegar prior to starting, connected the children to the lesson

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Round Rainbows

Learning in science is important to understanding the world in which we live in.

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Bingo

I sang ‘Like a letter box’ with a tight, barely open mouth. I then sang with an open, round mouth-‘Like a trout.’

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Cross-Country 2018

A cold and blustery day saw 34 Wairakei Primary School students from years 4, 5 and 6 make the trip to Spa Park to compete in the 2018 Inter-School Cross Country

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Nature at our door step, Resourse that inspires

Chris, the artist, talked about being a woodturner like being a surgeon.

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