Our educational mission is simple, yet significant—Wairakei Primary School works in partnership with our community to grow our children into confident lifelong learners.
Your child will learn in a supportive caring community environment. They'll be actively encouraged to innovate without apprehension, so they can achieve significant success, rewarding them with power and confidence for lifelong learning.
Please note: Wairakei Primary School is governed by a Ministry of Education established enrolment scheme (zoned). Please refer to the documents for a full written description.
Pet Day 2020
From insightful commentaries on New Zealand’s education policy to lovely classroom blogs showcasing students’ and teachers’ incredible work inside the classroom, there is so much to praise about the New Zealand blogging community.
This lovely state primary school just north of Taupō and close to the Waikato River offers brilliant schooling in a beautiful location - two things which come across strongly within their education blog.
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Ten Trends group had been searching our website for a while and used our 'Modern learning' link to share with schools both nationally and internationally. You can check us out on this link. It is a big thing to be acknowledged for the work our teachers do in the classrooms. It is great to see our students using our concept of 'Learn it Prove it'. It’s such a great concept.
One artist we looked at was the pop artist Keith Haring. We liked how he used bold colours, cartoon people shapes, black outlines and some movement lines in his work. Read more about 'Funky Figures'...
Firstly, students learnt to recognise a number of shapes by their appearance. They created bead shapes and learnt the Māori names for each of them. Read more about 'Sensational Shapes'...
The students have been learning about the physical phenomena of sound. We have been learning to identify different types of sound, explore and explain how sound is made. Read more about 'Wave Forms'...
30 October 2020 - 30 October 2020
4 November 2020 - 4 November 2020
6 November 2020 - 6 November 2020
7 November 2020 - 2 November 2019