Pūrākaunui SchoolOne Waka. One Crew. Many Journeys.
Our first priority is to support the learning of literacy and numeracy, but we extend this in many ways.
Much basic learning is integrated through broad themes each term. Children lead the exploration of these themes through inquiry learning. Fitness and physical activity are encouraged through:
The Arts are explored by:
All children learn Māori throughout the school from Year 1.
Our senior students are offered extra challenges, for example:
Education outside the classroom is vital!
As teachers we take special care to get to know each child and family. With small class sizes we are able to gain intimate insights into every child's behaviour and learning needs.
We truly believe Pūrākaunui School can give your child the best a primary education can offer.
022 414 6351
03 482 1026
8 Mihiwaka Station RoadPurakaunuiRD1 Port ChalmersNew Zealand