Taupo Primary School - Hooked on Learning


  • PB4L - Positive Behaviour for Learning 27 April 2017
    How do we measure behaviour in our PB4L programme?
  • Coding 19 March 2017
    At a recent meeting parents asked to know more about coding
  • Innovative Learning Environment- How 19 February 2017
    This utube clip gives glimpses of how a school in Yorkshire implemented Innovative learning.
  • Innovative Learning at Tāupo Primary School- an update 5 February 2017
    We have spent two years learning about ILE. Now we commi. Here is our current thinking, and the moves we have most recently made.
  • What's important? 17 October 2016
    Thinking about our school and our dreams. What is it that we care about? How do we prioritise.
  • All the best 11 September 2016
    My very best wishes to all the children taking part in out of school activities next week. Go well
  • Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori 3 July 2016
    This week Taupō Primary School joins with the rest of New Zealand in celebrating the special and unique gift Te Reo
  • Innovative Learning 22 May 2016
    In this blog : a draft vision, a draft description and the many ideas that our teachers offered regarding Innovative learning environments. I would love feedback on all of these ideas.
  • Innovative Learning 3 April 2016
    What difference does a building make to teaching and learning
  • Growth Mindset for Kids 13 March 2016
    Growth Mindset is about being able to grow our minds; and so develop skills and talents that we have not used before.
  • Innovative Learning Environment 29 February 2016
  • Maker Culture 18 October 2015
    Kim Barrs from Taupaki School excites us as she talks about the Maker Culture, and name for the process of teachers and students working together to collaboratively problem solve.
  • Teaching and Learning in a Modern Learning Environment 6 September 2015
    The u tube clip explores how "mindset" can impact on learning.
  • Korowai. 3 August 2015
    Korowai: Our Korowai represents our values, and the key competencies that we want our students to take away (to wrap around them) as they leave our school in year 6.
  • Re-imagining Learning in the 21st Century 31 May 2015
    Buildings are changing to support learning in the 21st Century. How is our thinking changing to support learning in the 21st Century?
  • We must be the change we want to see in the world. Ghandi 27 April 2015
    This Youtube clip is a powerful visual of the outcome of serious thinking and great imagination enjoy!
  • 21st Century Skills 22 March 2015
    In the last blog we had a look at the physical features of modern learning environments. This clip looks at the 21st century skills. What do we and our children need as we move into an unchartered future21st
  • Modern Learning Environments 22 February 2015
    We have all been talking about Modern Learning Environments (MLE). Here are some thoughts taken from the Ministry of Education Website, Core education and Ed Talks. I found these inspiring. I hope they promote discussion and reflection.
  • Treaty of Waitangi 1 February 2015
    We have the Treaty of Waitangi holiday on Friday, an appropriate time to spend some time learning more about the Treaty and what it means for us.
  • This is what our children have to say! 11 December 2014
    I have been gathering students ideas about our school. Please feel free to add to this blog over the holidays, I am really interested in hearing from you.
  • Integrity- a core value 27 October 2014
    Here are some of our thoughts about integrity and a u tube clip to add support to living a life of integrity.
  • Respect 19 October 2014
    This blog invites you to contribute to the school ideas about respect.
  • From Scotland 23 September 2014
  • School values 2 September 2014
    Innovation - enquiry and curiosity by thinking creatively, critically and reflectively.
  • Diversity 1 August 2014
    Diversity Since the opening of the website I have presented the values of the school, specifically Equity, Excellence, and Integrity.
  • Excellence 16 June 2014
    Excellence is one of the key values at Taupo Primary School. Look at this clip of the 2012 Olympics to see many people who practise excellence.
  • EQUITY 31 May 2014
    One of our school key values is Equity. Look at how Finland a country with renown educational success practices equity.
  • School values 27 May 2014
  • Behaviour Chart 19 May 2014