Curriculum Information

Curriculum Focus

  1. That students will meet or exceed the national expectations in Numeracy and Literacy with the support and guidance of the teaching staff. Staff Development will focus on consolidating their teaching practices, up-skilling in the knowledge and use of the measuring tools such as AsTTle, Ikan, Gloss and Overall Teacher Judgements to be able to report to parents/pupils using the National Standards.
  2. To continue to develop 21st Century learning environments using IC. Technology which will enhance teachers’ effectiveness, improve student engagement in learning and raise achieve-ment for all students.

Pastoral Care

  1. That students and teachers will respect each other and show a healthy respect for their environment.
  2. That we will continue to develop a culture which promotes a caring and sharing environment, where fear is not a factor, bullying, intimidation, verbal and physical abuse are eliminated and support and guidance is available.
  3. To build strong relationships, based on mutual trust and respect, where each person is valued for their efforts.
  4. That all pupils will be encouraged and guided to participate in a smorgasbord of opportunities and experiences.
  5. That we will continue to strive to ensure that Taupo Intermediate is an important provider of education in this town for the middle years