A community of
lifelong learners
who make a difference

Our Learning

Our Vision

A Community of Life Long Learners Who Make a Difference

Thus creating confident, inquiring, literate and numerate pupils with strong skills and character.

Our vision of community:

  • Able to relate well to others
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Connected to people - 'international citizens'
  • Belonging
  • Working together toward a common goal

Our vision of lifelong learners is pupils who are:

  • Literate and numerate
  • Positive in their own identity
  • Able to communicate effectively
  • Use ICT purposefully and effectively
  • Confident and inquiring
  • Well informed and decisive
  • Creative, critical and reflective thinkers
  • Able to seek, judge and use knowledge
  • Able to plan, act and reflect
  • Able to set goals and work out how to achieve them
  • Able to take reasonable risks
  • Willing to have a go
  • Able to work alone and with others
  • Aware of their own strengths
  • Enthusiastic about learning

Our vision of making a difference:

  • Connected to the land and the environment
  • Participants in a range of 'life opportunities'
  • Contributors to the wellbeing of our school, our community and our country
  • Motivated and reliable
  • Resourceful and resilient
  • Perseverance
  • Making wise choices

Our Values

These values have been developed by our pupils, parents and staff. They are encouraged, modelled and explored through our school culture, classroom practice and explicit learning activities.

Responsibility

We believe this means: Being responsible for your learning and your actions, dealing appropriately with conflict, showing independence and leadership.

Hauora

We believe this means: Showing resilience, having a positive outlook, showing confidence, self respect and compassion, being courageous and having a wide emotional vocabulary.

Respect

We believe this means: Accepting differences, getting along with others, honesty and caring for the environment.

Enthusiasm

We believe this means: Showing perseverance, being self motivated being willing to have a go, trying your best and being open to new ideas.