Tabloid Sports Day 2021

Wairakei Primary School had a Tabloid Sport Day. Students were divided into their wharenui nga tae groups and the Manukura took a lead role in the afternoon. Read more about 'Tabloid Sports Day 2021'...

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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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Learning Together

At times this is in the playground. Older students can often be seen helping junior students on the playground equipment, involving them in games and even leading activities. Read more about 'Learning Together'...

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The power of words, balance and daring

Our inquiry focuses on oral language, vocabulary extension and descriptive writing. As part of this inquiry we were also exploring and sharing ideas about relationships with other people so the... Read more about 'The power of words, balance and daring'...

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Interesting and Energetic

Our inquiry focus is around oral language, vocabulary extension and writing. The Ohaaki team has also integrated a teamwork and cooperative game physical education focus into our inquiry. Read more about 'Interesting and Energetic'...

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Compliment Clouds

A kind word is free, easy to give and everybody has something to offer. Read more about 'Compliment Clouds'...

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Reflecting on Swimming Skills

The best thing is that swimming is fun Read more about 'Reflecting on Swimming Skills'...

06 Practicing skills to master breathing while doing freestyle

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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Parenting- the hardest job in the world

Mum timeDad timeIt is easy to compare our parenting style and our children’s behaviour with others.As parents, we so often second guess the decisions and actions we make as we... Read more about 'Parenting- the hardest job in the world'...

Having fun together