Putaruru College

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Learning for Life - Whāia te mātauranga kei tua

Putaruru College’s vision and motto is: “Learning for Life – Whāia te Mātauranga kei tua”

 Our goal is for our young people to be:

Confident

  • positive in their own identity
  • motivated and reliable
  • entrepreneurial and enterprising
  • resourceful and resilient 

Te maunga (confidence)


Connected

  • able to relate well to others
  • effective users of communication tools
  • connected to the land and environment
  • active members in their community and beyond

Te awa (connectedness)


Actively Involved

  • participants in a range of life contexts
  • contributors to the well-being of New Zealand – socially, culturally, economically and environmentally

Te waka (active involvement)


Lifelong Learners

  • literate and numerate
  • critical and creative thinkers
  • active seekers, users and creators of knowledge
  • informed decision makers (adapted, in part, from The New Zealand Curriculum, 2007)

Te iwi (life-long learning)

School Expectations

Students and staff:

  • Put learning first
  • Be willing to have a go
  • Be the best we can be
  • Enjoy ourselves by getting involved

Curriculum &Amp; Learning

  • Respect and care for others, ourselves and the environment
  • Make school a safe place
  • Create a school we can be proud of