Category: Joanne Burch

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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Steaming into School

Wairakei Primary School runs ‘Steaming into School’, a preschool programme for children from 4.5–5 years, providing children and their parents/caregivers opportunities which promote a smooth transition to school.

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S.T.E.M – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. STEM is important because it infiltrates every part of our lives. Science is everywhere in the world around us. Read more about 'S.T.E.M – Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths'...

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Authentic learning experiences in the classroom

When students are able to have a say in their learning and explore topics of interest, that they have a personal connection with, they are excited to learn.  We call this ‘student agency’.

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Working together for the best for our children

Parent-Teacher discussions can raise anxiety levels among both students and parents. However, this interview can be highly beneficial to your child’s school year success.

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Week One at Wairakei Primary School

My intention is to add to this blog, sharing information about Wairakei school. This week I thought I would introduce myself to you. Read more about 'Week One at Wairakei Primary School'...

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