Our Values

Our curriculum is values based. Individualised learning is central, with a focus on successful transitional pathways. The Key Competencies are integrated throughout our values. Our values stated below are promoted, modelled, and explored on a daily basis by all students, staff and Board of Trustees.


Tū Pono

  • Knowing one’s identity, abilities and talents
  • Strong self-efficacy
  • Responsible
  • Resilient
  • Mana motuhake

Key Competency: Managing Self


Manaaki and Awhi

  • Respectful of self, others and the environment
  • Strong relationships
  • Tolerant and accepting of others
  • Skilled communicators

Key Competency: Relating to Others



  • A sense of belonging and connection to their community
  • Participating and engaging in learning
  • Building caring and inclusive learning communities
  • Mana whenua

Key Competency:
Participating and Contributing


Wairua Auaha –
Wairua Uiui

  • Learning through innovation, inquiry and curiosity
  • Critical, creative and reflective thinkers
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Challenging ourselves and others

Key Competency: Thinking



  • Learning through reciprocity
  • Self-actualisation
  • Successful
  • A valued student voice

Key Competency: Understanding Language,
Symbols & Text



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