Adventures in Learning from the Mountains to the Sea!
Creating connected, confident, adventurous learners – using Kaikōura as our classroom.
Nau Mai, Haere mai
We are a Year 0-6 Primary School of approximately 100 students. Our beautiful school sits between the mountains and the sea with stunning views, a short walk to the beach and lots of space to learn and play.
The dolphins in our logo depict the strong relationship between our staff, students and whānau and our school highly values our relationship with Takahanga Marae and our wider community.
We are passionate about our local environment, history and culture – Kaikōura is our classroom and we seize every opportunity to use the rich learning experiences at our doorstep to engage our students in adventures in learning.
Whanaungatanga like the mighty mountains it is the strength that comes from connectedness – to each other, our community and our environment
Aroha is the way we value and celebrate our diversity – this is our turangawaewae, everyone belongs
Manaakitanga is the warm caring place we create so that we are safe to take risks, free to make marvelous mistakes and grow through challenges
Ako like the river that runs from the mountains to the sea, it is the continuous adventure of learning together
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Our calendar is regularly updated with important dates and upcoming events.
After discussions on relationships and what it means to be a good friend Room 1 made friendship bracelets for each other. They took the time to learn what things their friends liked so that the bracelet was specifically for them. A lot of glitter, sparkles and pom poms were used to produce some very creative…
Our tamariki competed well in Marlborough on Tuesday. All our children ran well and enjoyed the experience of competing against the other Marlborough schools. A nice lunch at the beach finished off a great journey!
Today we welcomed our new 5 year olds with a student led powhiri. Students enjoyed sharing their learning at the junior and senior assemblies that followed. Thanks to those of you who stayed to share morning tea together.
Our hall renovations are going well and we were really exited to see all the changes after the holiday break!
Wacky Hair Day was a fantastic way to mark the end of Term 2. Everyone put in so much effort and the hair creations were amazing!
Students participate and learn in a caring and inclusive environment.ERO 2019