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'...

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5 ways to show our POWER values when moving

The school wide goal over the past three weeks has been to "move around the school as a class showing POWER". Read more about '5 ways to show our POWER values when moving'...

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Digital Technology in Room 7

The future belongs to those who learn more skills and combine them in creative ways. Robert Greene Read more about 'Digital Technology in Room 7'...

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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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Purpose and Place of Phonics

For 20 minutes, four days a week the students move from their class to meet with other students across the team to participate in phonics learning. Read more about 'Purpose and Place of Phonics'...

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Lighting Up Science

Inquiry for Term 3 is called ‘Phunky Physics’ and the rationale is to predict, observe, and explain everyday examples of scientific phenomena. Read more about 'Lighting Up Science'...

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