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We Offer

Waiuku Primary School offers:
 
'Quality learning experiences
through quality relationships
within a quality learning environment'
 
  • Open days for parents to see action learning through our classes
  • BYOD programme for Year 3 to Year 8 (Chromebooks recommended) 
  • ICT /eLearning equipped classrooms with data projectors/large TV screens, class computers/laptops, digital cameras, iPods and more!
  • Huge Hall with stage
  • Lovely Library open at interval and lunch for the students
  • Modern Learning Environments mixed with traditional single space classrooms 
  • Low-class numbers in the Year 1-2 classes
  • Sound Field systems in our Year 1-2 classes (clarifies the teachers' voice for ease of student learning)
  • Specialist eLearning provision with a range of communication technologies to support learning
  • Technology, Visual Arts, Y7-8 specialised technology programmes offsite
  • Kapa Haka group
  • Supervised lunch time sport
  • After school Triathlon Club (parent run) 
  • High-quality outdoor education experiences
    • Year 7 & 8 Camp at Kawau Island (5 day)
    • Year 5/6 Camp (3 day at school)
    • Water Safety Programme
    • Swimming Instruction years 1-8 (Junior School Pool on site, Fulton Swim School for Y5-6)
  • Inquiry Learning programmes for authentic powerful 21st-century learning 
  • Regular Assemblies to celebrate learning
  • Talent Fest  
  • Science Fair (Bi-annually)
  • Bible Teaching (optional - Friday mornings, 30 mins Hub 1 only)
  • Environmental Studies e.g. Y8 Kariotahi Beach Clean up
  • Annual Cross Country
  • School Sporting Events - Triathlon, Cricket, Sullivan's Sports Day, Swimming Sports, Orienteering, Touch, Rugby, Hockey, Soccer, Netball, Basketball, etc. 
  • School PTA Events - Carnival, Quiz night, Guest speakers and much more.
  • Book Fair (annual)
  • Junior Grandparents Day 
  • Mihi Celebrations Y1-2
  • Franklin District Gifted and Talented Workshop provision done here on our site by our staff
  • Student Led Conferences - twice yearly with parents and students to talk about learning success and goals
  • Linc-Ed Learning Portal to report student achievement online (starting Term 2 2017)
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