Hello – Kia Ora!
Tena koutou e te whanau, he mihi nui kia koutou katoa
Welcome to Balmoral School and our school website. Choosing the right school for your child is one of the most important decisions you will make. We aim for this website to be a place where you can find information about our school and where we can communicate with you.
Balmoral is an innovative and forward thinking school. On our site we have both a Primary School and an Intermediate School. Our most recent Education Review Office report highlighted the teaching in our classrooms and our integrated learning approach through our development of Rich Tasks. This approach is in line with the recent changes in the New Zealand Curriculum. We are constantly looking for ways to improve in order to make classroom programmes as challenging and exciting as we can.
The vision for our school is simple, “To value diversity and to develop curious, confident and connected learners”.
A place where children can obtain the highest quality education, where teachers and students feel challenged, safe, can innovate, make mistakes and achieve great things. Staff will love their work because the children will want to learn as they are curious. It will be a place where people feel a sense of belonging, good friends are made and great stories told. Teachers and children will gain a greater understanding of the world around, and parents will play an active role in supporting their child’s learning. Together we will respect the concept of diversity, inquire, celebrate who we are and discover our nation’s heritage.
I look forward to meeting both you and your child in the near future.