Our Values

Our values, and the things we value, underpin our school culture and philosophy. They influence our decision making and are expressed in the ways we think and act. These values along with the Learning Areas, and Key Competencies complement the New Zealand and Bayfield Curriculum.

Excellence Huhuatanga

  • Aiming high

  • Achieving personal goals

  • Celebrating successes in academic, music, visual & performing arts and sporting areas

  • Persevering through difficulties

Respect Whakarangatira

  • For Self – personal pride, integrity

  • For Others – show courtesy, understand that all people think, feel and act differently

  • For the Environment – care and sustainability

Responsibility Heipapa

  • For our own learning

  • For our own actions and our actions towards others

  • To be a good role model and leader

Diversity Kanorau

  • Recognise different cultures

  • Understand different views & opinions

  • Understand that we all learn in different ways

  • Inclusive of others & treating people kindly