We believe in:
Developing caring, sharing, lifelong learners who are independent thinkers able to set goals and solve problems.
Maintaining an open partnership between school, community, and home.
Teaching with aroha.
Providing a safe, caring learning environment.
The importance of the past, the history of Tautoro, te Ao Māori, te Ao Pakeha.
Improved outcomes for all students, especially those at risk.
Recognising individual strengths and providing opportunities to enhance each child’s academic, physical, social, emotional and cultural development.
Using effective formative assessment teaching pedagogy.