Three Bears

Our learning involved comparing the volume/capacity of containers using the context of Goldilocks and the Three Bears. Read more about 'Three Bears'...

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Team Work Makes the Dream Work

Firstly we discussed what we already knew about effective co-operation. We knew that it involves teamwork, showing respect to others, taking turns, and communicating. Read more about 'Team Work Makes the Dream Work'...

5 Tuatari and Riley encourage and cheer on Mikayla2

Future Focused

Room 8 took part in Drawing the Future. Drawing the Future is a national survey from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) that asks students in Years 3 to 8 to... Read more about 'Future Focused '...

1 Equestrian Rider and Real Estate Agent Leila2

Perception Motor Skills Programme

Keywords: hand-eye coordination, balance, cognitive development, spatial awareness, locomotion.Curriculum links: Health & Physical Education- Movement Concepts & Motor Skills; Develop a wide range of movement skills, using a variety of... Read more about 'Perception Motor Skills Programme'...

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Raranga Harakeke

It is great to try something new and a bit challenging. Room 1 started off with a bit of paper weaving, in preparation for some flax weaving - using the... Read more about 'Raranga Harakeke'...

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Wairakei’s Got Talent

This was the biggest turn-out yet. With multiple entries across Te Mihi and Aratiatia teams, it was a real extravaganza and a culmination to our inquiry called ‘Summer Concert’. Read more about 'Wairakei’s Got Talent'...

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Once Upon A Taniwha

The success criteria that the students worked towards for both of their own characters and the Taniwha were to have a title, interesting starter sentence, a character, setting, problem and... Read more about 'Once Upon A Taniwha'...

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Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura

View some videos of some expert and practitioner students sharing their Pepeha here. Read more about 'Ko Wairakei Primary Toku Kura'...

We had to draw each Maori word2

Te Reo - Pepeha

We have been learning to communicate about personal information in te reo, such as name, parents and grandparents names, iwi, hapu, mountain and river, or home town and place of... Read more about 'Te Reo - Pepeha'...

Saying Pepeha by memory 2