Children who display these values are REAL Heroes!
Staff planning learning experiences for children want to make sure they have REAL Heroes making REAL CHOICES. This means considering and planning for:
Community involvement where ever possible,
(well-being), learning experiences that will enhance the well-being of our children,
Innovation, children will be given the opportunity to innovate through their inquiries and research into areas of interest
ollaboration and creativity, children will be encouraged to collaborate to solve problems, inquire into their world and communicate with others, they will be encouraged to think critically
, creatively and use metacognitive processes to make sense of their world
Enjoyment, children learn best when they are in a challenging and supportive learning culture- where they are enjoying learning
ustainability, the future of our world depends on sustainable practices, Waitākiri children will be encouraged to show respect for the environment. Waitakiri School is an Enviroschool
A school of REAL Heroes making REAL CHOICES means children will have a say in their learning. At times they will have choice about what they are learning, where they learn, who they learn with and they will be involved in decision making about how their learning space and their school is run. They will make REAL CHOICES!
We encourage our families to use the REAL Hero concept at home with their children.