Assembly Leaders in Many Ways

All teachers endeavour to use te Reo within their classroom programmes as much as they are personally able to do. Read more about 'Assembly Leaders in Many Ways'...

assemblyleaders2.2021.01

Introducing The Māori Team 2021

Great things don’t happen unless there is a group of people who are willing to support this vision. Read more about 'Introducing The Māori Team 2021'...

maoriteam2021.10.creationstory

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'...

2021 Graham T1 OurPlace04

Eye-Opening Technology Experiences

At Wairakei Primary School during the ‘Our Place’ inquiry we have been looking into the Nature of Technology strand. Read more about 'Eye-Opening Technology Experiences'...

Jessie Isla

Positivity goes a long way

Room 4 thought about what we need to do to have a positive and happy environment for everyone to be able to not only learn but have fun while doing so. Read more about 'Positivity goes a long way'...

Positivity goes a long way 05

Classy Capitals and Final Full Stops

After listening to ’Crown Park,’ a chapter book by New Zealand author Des Hunt, they have created a ‘Word Wall’ of new topic vocabulary. Read more about 'Classy Capitals and Final Full Stops'...

2021 Group reading book 02

The Floating Classroom - Learning on the Lake

As part of our concept ‘Our Place’, and our commitment to the Tuwharetoa Cultural Knowledge Programme, all of our students attended the Floating Classroom - a joint project between Tuwharetoa... Read more about 'The Floating Classroom - Learning on the Lake'...

2021 foley boat 16

Welcoming new whanau

Our powhiri are led by senior members of our school kapa haka group. These leaders are trained by our kapa haka tutor and lead teacher of Maori and change at... Read more about 'Welcoming new whanau'...

2021 foley powhiri 12

Parlez-vous français?

One of the main benefits of learning a second language at an early age is that children learn languages faster and easier. Read more about 'Parlez-vous français?'...

French book Room 8 20201