Category: Olivia Graham

Brilliant Brushstrokes

Learning calligraphy and writing vertically instead of horizontally, as we are used to every day, is just one aspect of Japanese culture that is different from our own. Read more about 'Brilliant Brushstrokes'...

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Artistic Olympics

To show their preferred sport, students were asked to trace and cut out a silhouette of a sports person competing in that sport. Read more about 'Artistic Olympics'...

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Ako in Action - Inclusive Education

They are involved in rugby, netball, basketball, soccer, dance, and motocross, trained and taught by experienced coaches. Read more about 'Ako in Action - Inclusive Education'...

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Digital Tech Time

Our focus on oral language has linked well with the use of digital technology. Teachers have been able to make use of different resources to target aspects of progress outcomes... Read more about 'Digital Tech Time'...

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Epro8 Challenge 2021

An inter-school science and engineering competition, Epro8 hosts over 10,000 students from 800 schools throughout New Zealand. Read more about 'Epro8 Challenge 2021'...

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WOF (Writing or Fitness?)

As writing is a whole-school goal this year, teachers are looking for ways to give students multiple exposures to new skills. This means practising new learning in different ways. Read more about 'WOF (Writing or Fitness?)'...

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Te Mihi - Our Place

It was a chance to share our new knowledge about local Ngāti Tūwharetoa legends. Students were able to retell different stories about Ngātoroirangi, Horomatangi, and the Battle of the Mountains. Read more about 'Te Mihi - Our Place'...

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Ako in Action - DT PLD

Staff at Wairakei Primary School undertake PLD (Professional Learning and Development) in a range of areas at weekly staff meetings. Read more about 'Ako in Action - DT PLD'...

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Wai Challenges

The Key competencies participating and contributing, and thinking were extended. Students gained a lot of ideas by looking at each other's creations, and they had lots of questions. Read more about 'Wai Challenges'...

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Inspired by Jackson Pollock

Looking at Pollock’s works, we were touching on level 3 of the New Zealand curriculum in visual arts: investigating the purpose of images from past cultures and identifying the contexts... Read more about 'Inspired by Jackson Pollock'...

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