NURTURE, ENRICH, INSPIRE
Haere Mai & Welcome to Te Kura O Waikaia | Waikaia School!
We are a warm and welcoming school at the centre of the Waikaia community. Our fantastic children, excellent staff and incredibly supportive community and Board of Trustees makes Waikaia School a very special place to be.
These days how we learn, what we learn and why we learn is changing. Our mission is to equip our students with the confidence, curiosity and resilience to thrive in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond.
We are focused on providing the best possible learning outcomes we can for all students in a nurturing, enriching and inspiring school environment.
LEARNING AT WAIKAIA
As a kura | school, we believe that relationships are the foundation of learning. We work hard to ensure our students and whānau feel welcomed and supported within our school. We hold a fundamental belief that all students learn best when they are happy and actively engaged in the whole learning process. This is reflected in the extensive and high-quality learning programmes and opportunities that we provide, which not only meet our learners’ needs, but also harnesses their strengths, interests and future aspirations.
It is our mission that by the end of their time at Waikaia School, our students are equipped with the necessary positive education tools that will see them flourish as they transition to build upon a rich learning foundation.
WE ARE A SMALL COUNTRY SCHOOL FOCUSED ON EXCELLENCE AND STRONG VALUES
Our school is dedicated to teaching our students through positive learning experiences so that they grow to be successful and confident young people. We are a small rural school and boast low teacher to student ratio, ensuring that individual needs are met.