Kura values are highly evident in the positive way adults and children relate to each other.

2016 ERO Report,
Ministry of Education

The principal and teachers at Te Kura Maori o Waatea have made very good progress in building a culture of teaching and learning that reflects their sponsor’s vision.

2016 ERO Report,
Ministry of Education

Supportive adults from all parts of the organisation play a role in building the engagement of learners and their whanau.

2016 ERO Report,
Ministry of Education

Supportive adults from all parts of the organisation play a role in building the engagement of learners and their whanau.

2016 ERO Report,
Ministry of Education
 
  1. Our Kura
  2. Our Vision

Our Vision

Through the provision of a culturally enriched, safe and whānau-centric learning environment, we will assist our tamariki and their whānau to develop a love of learning, together. Whānau will be eager and deeply engaged in their unique journey of exploration and self-discovery.

Mission

Our mission is to develop well-rounded, socially adept and culturally aware graduates capable of operating across two worlds – te ao Māori me te ao Pākeha.

Values

Our Kura values are:

  • Aroha
  • Whanaungatanga
  • Ngākau nui
  • Manaakitanga
  • Rangatiratanga
  • Whakarangatira

Strategic Goals

We will puruse the highest levels of student engagement and achievement by:

  • supporting the parents and the whānau to be the key enablers of student performance by:
    • being closely aligned, and with direct access to, Whānau Ora services
    • ensuring that the Kura becomes Te Poutoko Manawa for the surrounding community

  • providing a learning environment that is:
    • student-focused and that services the unique requirements of each student
    • a reflection of the vibrant and active life of the marae and wider community

  • delivering a curriculum founded on:
    • principles of tikanga
    • proven child development theories and strategies that incorporate all aspects of the child

  • developing a Kura that is recognised for its performance and achievements by:
    • enlisting the support of the Sponsor to promote and celebrate the successes of the Kura
    • holding ourselves to the highest possible operating standards
 
 
 
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