Zooming into VLN

For 30 minutes a week, these students connect via Zoom, joining similar-aged students from around New Zealand. Read more about 'Zooming into VLN'...

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Rainbow Fish

They will be developing practical knowledge by exploring a variety of materials and tools and discover elements and selected principles. Read more about 'Rainbow Fish'...

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Colour Monsters

This in turn leads to developing empathy and social skills. Emotions can be linked to physical sensations. Read more about 'Colour Monsters'...

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Funky Figures

One artist we looked at was the pop artist Keith Haring. We liked how he used bold colours, cartoon people shapes, black outlines and some movement lines in his work. Read more about 'Funky Figures'...

Sensational Shapes

Firstly, students learnt to recognise a number of shapes by their appearance. They created bead shapes and learnt the Māori names for each of them. Read more about 'Sensational Shapes'...

書道 Calligraphy

As well as fine motor skills, there are many other skills involved in handwriting. These include hand-eye coordination, muscle memory, posture, and use of the ‘tripod’ pencil grasp. Read more about '書道 Calligraphy'...

Finding Our Passion

This is the question Room 15 students have been asked to think about when choosing a Passion Project. Read more about 'Finding Our Passion'...

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The Wairakei Way

Wairakei Primary School’s POWER values are important to all teachers’, students’ and the wider community, and ‘The Wairakei Way’ reminds everyone of these values. Read more about 'The Wairakei Way'...

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