Urban Planning - making decisions for the community

Room 11 have looked at the council plans for this development and discussed how the decisions for the development may have been made and the reasons behind these changes. Read more about 'Urban Planning - making decisions for the community'...

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Taupō Postcard Magic

The learning was focused on inviting a special person to share with them one of these attractions. Read more about 'Taupō Postcard Magic'...

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The Wonders of Poetry

Students have always enjoyed reciting and singing along to nursery rhymes. In class we have taken them a little further and looked at the language in some of the old favourites. Read more about 'The Wonders of Poetry'...

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Mastering the Basics

As students move through school, the mathematical knowledge required to solve more complex maths problems increases. Read more about 'Mastering the Basics'...

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Geothermal Wonderland

During Geothermal Week, students are asked to explore Geothermal systems and what lies beneath… The challenge is to investigate and build a model of a Geothermal system, explaining how it... Read more about 'Geothermal Wonderland'...

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Dance Like Your Daddy

Dance Like Your Daddy by Megan Trainor was the song that thirteen students from Wairakei Primary School danced to at the Interschool DanceNZMade competition held on Wednesday August 3, 2022, at the Great Lakes Centre in Taupo.

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A taste of art

Mrs Jackson channeled her sculpture talents as the students got messy experimenting with clay. Some common words echoed in Room 13 were roll, pinch, squeeze, thump, texturise, squish, cut, flatten... Read more about 'A taste of art'...

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Pencil Creations

I sometimes think there is nothing so delightful as drawing - Vincent van Gogh Read more about 'Pencil Creations'...

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Matisse

I do not literally paint that table, but the emotion it produces upon me. - Henri Matisse Read more about 'Matisse'...

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2022 MERC Taupo Camp

Tackling the Taupo environment over three days, in three groups, we set off to the challenges. Station one was a day-long hike at Opepe Track with Soul and Sam. Read more about '2022 MERC Taupo Camp'...

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