Category: Paula Farquhar

Art in the Park Sculpture Trail

What do hubcaps, gardening tools, old milk bottles, egg cartons, cans, buttons, pipe cleaners, toothpicks, melted plastic and recycled wood all have in common? Well, they are just some of... Read more about 'Art in the Park Sculpture Trail'...

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New Building opening 2020

“The opening of these classrooms is not just great news for the staff and students here at Wairakei Primary School, it is great news for Wairakei and our contributing Taupo... Read more about 'New Building opening 2020'...

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Future Proofing - keeping our learners ahead of the curve

A big part of that, is encouraging our students to adopt a commitment to lifelong learning and acquiring the skills they will need to succeed in the future workplace, which... Read more about 'Future Proofing - keeping our learners ahead of the curve '...


Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz

Wairakei Primary School supports a group of selected up and coming Year 5 and Year 6 mathematical experts in a 7-8 week training programme to compete in the local contest, MathsMatters. Read more about 'Becoming a MathsMatters Whiz'...

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Parent-teacher discussions

3 effective questions to make the most of your time at parent-teacher discussions

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Push Pin - Where in the World? Going Global

Research, investigation, inquiry, presentation and celebrations – this is how we engage our learners at Wairakei Primary School

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Ka pai Kapa Haka

Our group presented five songs with actions and poi and undertook the haka showing off their skills and achievements.

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Final Assembly Photographs and other events

The end of year final assembly celebrates the year 6 students and their learning journey at Wairakei Primary School. Junior POWER prizegiving acknowledges our junior school students. Read more about 'Final Assembly Photographs and other events'...

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Volleyball WPS Taupo

Three teams attended the annual Volleyball tournament held at the AC Baths event centre.

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