Student Enviro Term 1 2021

As part of our school’s advancement, we are now a member of Kids Greening Taupo. A group of student Rangers work withKylie Parkes (Teacher) and Rachel Thompson (KGT). Read more about 'Student Enviro Term 1 2021'...

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Building a Classroom Community

Children who had come from different classrooms needed to come together to create an environment where we could all feel safe and learn. Read more about ' Building a Classroom Community'...

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‘Give Back’ Tree Planting Day

Planting the wetlandsStudent comments about their experiences Read more about '‘Give Back’ Tree Planting Day'...

Students ready to plant with parents and Mr Bolton

POWER People

Charlotte and Ciana decided that we wanted to pick up rubbish every day to keep Wairakei Primary School looking beautiful.

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Room 3 Celebrating technology to solve a global problem

Room 3 has been busy. We looked at global issues and chose to focus on the issue of waste, especially that caused by single-use plastic. Read more about 'Room 3 Celebrating technology to solve a global problem'...

Nude food picnic

Room 3’s Biodegradability Garden

After learning about the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Room 3 planted a garden with different types of materials to see what would biodegrade.

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Recycled Crayons in Room 3

I got a book from my aunty and I looked in the back of it and discovered how to make recycled crayons.

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Technology Design Process in Room Three

I learned how to sew on the machine when Diana from Boomerang Bags came to Room 3 Wairakei Primary School, Taupo, for a Boomerang Bags session.

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Plastic can be fantastic

We started to look at the life of plastic, the uses of plastic.

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