Our Values

Waimārama School has six values. Our underpinning value is Whakamana Tangata. It reflects our school mission and keeps the learner at the heart of everything we do. Our other five values are on pou, extending up right from the foundation value, reaching higher and higher in an achievement progression. Our values guide the setting and monitoring of strategic aims that raise student achievement in our school.

  • WHAKAMANA TĀNGATA – Empowering each other to be the best we can possibly be. Being inclusive, being respectful.

  • KIA ORANGA – Being healthy, being fit.

  • WAIMĀRAMATANGA – Being confident, being proud.

  • WHANAUNGATANGA – Being involved, being connected.

  • WHAKAMANA TE TAIAO – Being sustainable, being an eco-warrior.

  • AKORANGA – Being ready to learn, being enquiry minded.