Vision & Values

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Belonging to the community:

  • We are a school that values its partnership with its community.
  • We value the support we get from the community.
  • We want to provide an excellent school for the students of our community.

Respect

  • Our school is one that demonstrates respect for self, respect for others and respect for the environment.

Individual Worth

  • Every student who attends Motueka High School will experience success and have the opportunity to develop their full potential.
  • Every student is valued as a unique individual.
  • Every member of staff is valued as an individual and for their contribution to learning.

Learning is Valued

  • As a school community we value life-long learning.
  • We believe in the importance of students knowing how to learn.
  • We believe in developing an enthusiasm for learning among our students.

Interwoven with these values are the Maori values of:

  • Aroha – empathy for others
  • Manakitanga – caring for others
  • Matauranga – seeking knowledge/gaining an education
  • Whanaungatanga – family and community sharing
  • Mana – respect for and from others
  • Wairua – spirituality
  • Mauri – life force

Our Vision Statement

We will be a school where:

  • Students reach their full potential
  • Students are proud to be attending
  • Learning is community and student focused
  • Learning and teaching of the highest calibre occurs
  • A holistic (hau ora) approach to student development is evident
  • The community holds our school in high regard
  • All stakeholders are happy to be

Students who attend our school will:

  • Have a strong sense of who they are
  • Have a pride in our school
  • Leave being able to contribute to and function in their community
  • Leave confident in their ability to learn, change, adapt, cope with set-backs and to grow
  • Reach their full potential academically, culturally and physically

Upcoming events

School Ball: Saturday 21 September 2019
8pm School Hall for Senior students Year 11-13
Sports Prizegiving: Wednesday 25 September 2019
End of Term 3: Friday 27 September 2019
Term 4 Starts: Monday 14 October 2019
Arts Prizegiving: Wednesday 23 October 2019
7 pm School Hall – 23rd October 2019 – All welcome
Labour Day: Monday 28 October 2019
Senior Prizegiving: Friday 1 November 2019
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Information Evening for Parents of Year 8 Students: Thursday 14 November 2019
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