Waka Paddle Artwork

We decided we would create waka paddles to help us paddle our waka through an exciting year.

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Ready, Steady, Go Room 7

This helped us to focus on some of the skills we need in order to complete our goals; perseverance, determination and focus.

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Tips for starting the new school year

The first day back to school can be an anxious time for children and parents alike. Read more about 'Tips for starting the new school year'...

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Friendships

Room 8 have been learning about how to become a good friend and maintaining friendships. We are learning to discuss what a good friend is, and understand how to develop... Read more about 'Friendships'...

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Crafty, Creative Children - Pet Day

As the flowers and chimes were taken away and put in their respective categories the anticipation of who may win a prize was the talk of the classroom. Read more about 'Crafty, Creative Children - Pet Day'...

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Flag Pole STEM Challenge

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and their flag. Students had to colour in the flag using the correct colours and then attach it to an ice block stick flag pole.

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Amazing Mandala Art

Room 11 and 16 have been learning about India and we have looked at some of the beautiful art that is done in India.

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Te Mihi Drama

As part of our Collaborative Learning goals, we wanted the children in the Te Mihi team to experience learning through their passions.

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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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