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Vision

Our vision at Central Normal School/Te Kura Tuatahi o Papaioea is Whaia Kia Tutuki - Strive to Your Potential. For us, this captures the mindset we want our tamariki and staff to model and demonstrate - to strive to do your best with your learning, teaching, behaviour, sports and cultural participation.


Values

Values are deeply held beliefs about what is important and desirable. Our values are encouraged, modelled and explored on a daily basis and feature strongly in all our programmes and conversations. The values at Central Normal School/Te Kura Tuatahi o Papaioea were developed through consultation with our school whānau.

 

 

Whanaungatanga

building relationships
empathy
belonging

Hauora

wellbeing 
physical 
mental
spiritual 
whānau

Kaitiakitanga

responsibility, caring for & looking after:

  • people
  • places
  • land
  • culture
  • language

Mana

respect
pride
leadership
empowerment
integrity

Manaakitanga

inclusion
diversity
resilience
celebrating uniqueness


Dispositions for Learning

Our Dispositions for Learning outline the dispositions to live, learn, work and contribute as active participants of our school and wider community. The Dispositions for Learning are the knowledge, attitudes and skills that permeate all areas of learning.

 

 

Growth Mindset

problem solving
risk taking
resilience
critical thinking
learning from mistakes

Communication

mobile and adaptive
active listening
sharing and responding

Creativity

curiosity
innovation
inquiring mind

Citizenship

respecting ideas
working with others
collaboration
thinking and acting beyond yourself

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    Palmerston North, New Zealand

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