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He aha te mea nui o te ao? He tangata, he tangata, he tangata.
What is the most important thing in the world? It is people, it is people, it is people!
The staff at our school are committed to our core values which were formulated by our wider Kaurilands community of children, staff and whānau.
Manaakitanga - Care and respect, respect for self, others and community;
Ako - Developing skills and behaviours to become successful lifelong learners;
Kaitiakitanga - Protecting and caring for the environment.
Kotahitanga - Working together and celebrating our successes;
Whanaungatanga - Building and maintaining positive relationships;
Our school will:
Support, foster and provide learning opportunities for all.
Broaden and accelerate the implementation of innovative learning practice.
Provide opportunities for our learners to be connected locally, nationally and globally.
Check out our Strategic Goals and Vision Document to find out more about what this involves.
These are the dispositions we foster in each of our learners:
"I am a Self Manager: I can manage myself and my learning."
"I am a Collaborater: Together we achieve more."
"I am a Citizen: I help people around me."
"I am a Thinker: I ask questions and listen to others."
Ensure all Māori students, their parents and their whānau participate in and contribute to an engaging and enjoyable educational journey that recognises and celebrates their unique identity, language and culture. This journey will support Māori students to achieve the skills, knowledge and qualifications they need to achieve success in te ao Māori, New Zealand and in the wider world.
Five out of five Pasifika learners are participating, engaging and achieving in education, secure in their identities, languages and cultures, contributing fully to Aotearoa New Zealand’s social, cultural and economic well being.
Kaurilands School is committed to the process of review to best enhance outcomes for all students and teachers. The basis of this review cycle is Reflect - Preserve - Discard - Create.
Ko Titirangi te maunga
Ko Te Wao Nui a Tiriwa te ngahere
Ko Manukau te moana
Ko Waikūmete te manga
Ko Te Kawerau ā Maki te iwi
Ko te wharekura te marae
Ko Ōkaurirahi te kura
Te whakataukī tērā
Ko Whaiā te Mātauranga
E tu pakari ana
E totoro teitei ana
Titirangi is our mountain
Te Wao Nui a Tiriwa is our forest
The Manukau is our ocean
The Waikūmete is our stream
Te Kawerau ā Maki are our people
The wharekura or school is our meeting place
Kaurilands is our school
Our motto is…
All is set