To develop in students the desire to become and remain, life long learners Ki te whakawhanake ki roto i nga ākonga, ngā hiahia kia noho hei ākonga mo ake tonu
Woodlands School’s special features:
Academic achievement above the national norm
Woodlands School will be one of the first primary schools in the Bay of Plenty that is a Positive Behaviour for Learning Restorative Practice School
We are a Positive Behaviour 4 Learning (PB4L) school. This means we teach students social skills and our expectations around behaviour are clear and consistent.
Restorative Practice is the approach we use to deal with conflict, such as teasing or fights between peers
An individualised new entrant transition programme. We will work with parents/whanau to develop a transition programme that suits individual needs.
We have a leadership programme for Year 7/8 students with a focus on community citizenship
The school’s beautiful safe physical environment supports creative play at morning tea and lunch times
Our new entrant classes are a combination of a play based approach and a more traditional approach
A free bus (funded by the Board of Trustees)
Two successful bilingual classes
We are well resourced with sports and outdoor education equipment
A love of learning opens many doors He aroha ki te ako, kia tuwheratia ai ngā tatau ki te ao