Te Puna School Values
Graduate students leave with skills in thinking, relating to others, understanding languages, symbols & texts, managing self, participating & contributing, in order to continue their lifelong learning journey.
Te Puna school has a unique set of values which underpin all learning experiences. Read on below to discover these...
AIM HIGH | Te Rangituanehu
Learners are encouraged to aim high personally, socially & academically. We encourage students to acknowledge their strengths & dare to dream.
BE HEARD | Korokoro tui
Learners are encouraged to find their voice, be articulate & listen with understanding & empathy.
BE YOURSELF | Oku tapuwae
Learners are encouraged to know their strengths & weaknesses, to set personal goals & develop to their full potential. They will value their individuality.
CARE | Pa harakeke
Learners are encouraged to develop care & respect for themselves, others, property & the environment.
GIVE IT A GO | Hoea
Learners are inspired to 'get stuck in' & 'give it a go' in a safe environment. We actively participate, take risks & find fun in learning.
HONOUR OUR HERITAGE | O tatou taonga
Learners respect our past & uniqueness. We have a strong sense of identity & value community participation.