Category: Tracey O'Sullivan

Room 12 uncovers Material World Mysteries

The children discovered that the Great Pacific Garbage Patch is a big patch of garbage/rubbish in the middle of the northern Pacific Ocean. It is caught in the water currents. Read more about 'Room 12 uncovers Material World Mysteries'...

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Did someone says smores

How could we possibly turn down this opportunity - Year's 4-6 students away on camp, the school to ourselves. Read more about 'Did someone says smores'...

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Super shape creators

In small groups, Room 12 attempted to sort our shapes into the various categories. 

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Wacky Challenges

Room 12 has all been about challenges. Read more about 'Wacky Challenges'...

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South Africa Push Pin

Our inquiry started with a class brainstorm to record what Room 15 children knew about South Africa

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Tabloid fun with our friends

As part of building and promoting our relationship with local early childhood centres Wairakei Primary School hosted a Tabloid Sports Day. Read more about 'Tabloid fun with our friends'...

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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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Wonderful world of writing

Mrs O’Sullivan modelled how we could look at different parts of our dinosaur and use the words “like or as” to create a picture in the reader’s mind.

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