What are the important features of this school that have an impact on student learning?
Titahi Bay North School is a full primary school located in Porirua City. At the time of this ERO review the roll was 113, with 71% of students identifying as Māori and 10% as Pacific. Te Whānau o Te Kakano (Māori medium) caters for 40 students in two classes. The other three classes, Auraki, are taught in English medium.
Students have many opportunities to engage in leadership roles. This creates a strong sense of belonging and ownership.
An acting principal was in place during term two and the first part of term three 2014, before a new principal was appointed in week four of term three. The new leadership team is actively working to lead change. A Ministry of Education Student Achievement Function (SAF) practitioner is working alongside staff supporting developments in teaching and learning. Current professional learning and development is focused on using digital technology to enhance student learning.