Our focus is success and achievement for all.

This occurs when...

- The student is at the centre of all decisions made

- There is a collaborative vision for excellence in education in the school

- We have high expectations of learning, learners, teaching and leadership

- A school culture of pride, excellence and enjoyment exists

- The school values Te Ao Māori, is inclusive and values all members of the learning community

- Ongoing self review and development for staff leads to quality outcomes for learners

- The school is effectively resourced, managed and led

- The school values partnerships with parents, the community and Kāhui Ako ECE’s/Schools

Learning at Omanu School is…

- Purposeful, collaborative, challenging and fun

- Relational underpinned by strong partnerships between whanau, parents, children and staff. “Know me and you can teach me”

- Authentic in context and integrated across learning areas

- Personalised and Differentiated. Teaching and learning is differentiated to meet the needs of all learners

- Developmental. Student progress and achievement is monitored and informs future learning

- Informed by student voice. Teachers as facilitators recognise learners needs, interests, aspirations and preferred ways of learning and involve students in the process of planning learning pathways, goal setting and reflecting on learning

- Inclusive allowing children to develop a positive identity of self and sense of belonging

- Supportive providing focussed learning and programmes for children with additional needs

- Active. Physical fitness, activity and being a part of a sports group

- Environment focussed. We care about the present and the future of our environment and our planet

- Broad and Balanced. Being future focussed, we aim to provide them with a broad and balanced set of skills, attitudes, knowledge and competencies to enable them to be successful in learning and in life

Our Vision, Mission and Values:

Omanu Kids, Learners with Aroha and Mana

At Omanu we have four House Whānau Groups.

He waka eke noa

We are all in this together