In Team Pīwakawaka you will find the youngest members of Strath Taieri School. Just like our namesake we are cheeky and inquisitive. We love learning in a fun, curious and hands-on way. We have a strong emphasis on settling into school life, developing positive relationships with others and becoming self-managers. Team Piwakawaka is taught by Miss Emma Howell four days a week. Her beginning teacher release day is covered by Principal Lisa Bankshaw.
Every day we have core instruction in the following areas:
- Structured Literacy aimed at developing reading, writing and spelling skills
- Mathematics using Numicon
- Inquiry/Topic which we integrate into our literacy and numeracy curriculum.