Kaponga Primary School
Kaponga School is a great place to learn, teach and work.
We pride ourselves on seeking excellence in both curriculum and extra curricular activities.
Our curriculum is designed to provide students with life-long learning skills which will enable them to actively participate in a rapidly changing world. Learning is at the core of our school and assisting students to be passionate participants and successful learners is our major goal.
Kaponga Primary School is located south of Mount Taranaki in the Kaponga township, between Eltham and Opunake.
Attitude, Aroha, Achievement
High expectations in all work and behaviour, to become quality contributors in society
To honour the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi (Te Tiriti O Waitangi)
Embrace the cultural diversity of our school, country and world
Include all people in our school and activities
To encourage reflective learners and practitioners
Involve the community in our functions as much as practical
Learning opportunities are provided with purpose and reason
We are 'learning for our future'
Achieving for our future
Excellence - by aiming high and persevering in the face of difficulties
Innovation, inquiry and curiosity, by thinking critically, creatively and reflectively
Diversity - as found in our different cultures and heritages
Equity - through fairness and social justice
Community and participation for the common good
Ecological sustainability which includes care for the environment
Integrity - which involves being honest, responsible, and accountable, acting ethically; and to respect themselves, others and human rights