Category: Paula Farquhar

Final Assembly Photographs

The end of year final assembly celebrates the year 6 students and their learning journey at Wairakei Primary School. Read more about 'Final Assembly Photographs'...

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Volleyball WPS Taupo

Three teams attended the annual Volleyball tournament held at the AC Baths event centre.

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PTA Disco Sports Photos

Our supportive PTA hosted its second disco of the year. The theme of Sports allowed everyone be able to dress up with clothes from home.

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New room blessing

Our new room at the end of A block has been opened with a community blessing, with our local kaumatua and invited guests joining in the blessing. 

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Blessing 2017 Kapa Haka Reply song

Ball skills with Room 8

Room 8 enjoyed the challenge of creating their own games involving small ball skills.

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Welcome back to the start of 2017

A special welcome to our new children and families who will be starting with us this year. Read more about 'Welcome back to the start of 2017'...

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Pre School Sports Morning

On Wednesday 31 August 2016 Rooms 8, 9 and 13 were excited to host local pre-schoolers from Top Kids Totara Point for a morning of sports. Read more about 'Pre School Sports Morning'...

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Wairakei Beats, From our senior school

This group of boys have been working on our school iPads using an app called Drumpad24. They taught themselves to use the app and practiced the skills to a performance level.

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Turangawaewae Day - A Celebration of Learning

The school hosted a wonderful to celebrate the end of the unit of work called Turangawaewae.  Twelve groups were set up and the teams of children rotated through the groups. Read more about 'Turangawaewae Day - A Celebration of Learning'...

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Treasure maps

They had a great time deciding where to put the X for the treasure spot and how many steps it would take to get there. Read more about 'Treasure maps'...

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