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"E tū pakari ana, E totoro teitei ana."
"Standing strong, reaching high"
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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 yourself, others and community;
Ako - Teach and learn together;
Kaitiakitanga - Protecting and caring for the environment.
Whanaungatanga - Building and maintaining positive relationships;
These are the dispositions we foster in each of our learners.
"I am a Self Manager: I am in charge of my learning."
"I am a Collaborator: I learn with, about and from others."
"I am a Citizen: I use and share our school values."
"I am a Thinker: I am a critical and creative thinker."
Our school will:
Curriculum Development: Implement an innovative school curriculum that is personalised to the needs and interests of our children.
Learning Support: Support, foster and provide learning opportunities for all.
Cultural Responsiveness: Enhance our Māori students' sense of identity, language and culture. Celebrate our cultural diversity.
Hauora/Wellbeing: Build resilience and wellbeing within Kaurilands School.
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 tū 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 steam
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!