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We grow global citizens

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An insight to Tairua School

Important information for everyone

Our School

The school’s unique position is well used by the school to provide a range of valuable educational opportunities for our students and wider community

Our Learning

The Tairua School Citizen is based on the values, skills, attitudes, dispositions, skills and knowledge needed to contribute to society both now and into the future.

Parents & Caregivers

Everything you need to know about your child starting or continuing at Tairua School can be found right here in the form of Frequently Asked Questions.

A Professional Team

We have a highly talented and professional staff with a vision for achieving excellence. Our teachers and staff work tirelessly to lift student achievement and celebrate the talents and gifts that every child has.

Important Stakeholders

Our parents and community are an important part of the learning that takes place here and are more than welcome to pop in and catch up at any time.

Immense Pride

Our students, staff, Board of Trustees and community are immensely proud of Tairua School, and we know you will feel the same.

Tairua School – a unique school in a very special location

Where we concentrate on developing global citizens

Our vision is clear and concise; we strive to develop Global Citizens of the Future, citizens that will contribute to society in diverse and creative ways.Tairua School has developed a curriculum that meets the needs of our learners, now and for the future. Through consultation and rigorous development our citizen concept was created to reflect the values, attitudes, skills,

dispositions and knowledge needed to actively contribute in a Global society. We truly value a learning partnership between home and school, and this is built on accurate and consistent reporting of student achievement across a balanced and diverse curriculum. We work hard to ensure the transition to school is a seamless process and a positive experience for both students and families.

Our Vision

Our vision is clear and concise; we strive to develop Global Citizens of the Future

Our Philosophy

Tairua School has develops a curriculum that meets the needs of our learners, now and for the future.

What We Offer

The school’s unique situation beside the harbour enhances the natural learning environment, which is well used by the school to provide a range of valuable educational opportunities for our students and wider community.

Our Commitment

We believe in developing life-long learning supported through a robust values system. Respect, Strength of Character and Integrity are important values we instil in our students and model as a learning community.