Vision and Values
He mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa!
Warm greetings to you all.
Welcome to Awahono School - Grey Valley. Our school is a very special place to be. It is a nurturing environment with students who show genuine care for each other. We have a team of dedicated teachers and support staff who strive to offer the best educational opportunities for our students. We strongly believe in giving our students the 'Best possible start' in education and life.
We are committed to our vision, “Aim High by Climbing to Great Heights”. This vision encompasses our values, beliefs and key competencies into learning and everyday activities. We take pride in ensuring that all students have access to quality learning opportunities and strive to provide a safe, attractive, caring and supportive environment for all students and staff.
Our teachers pride themselves in teaching all curriculum areas to a high standard and are commitment to embracing best practice teaching philosophy.
Awahono School - Grey Valley is a wonderful learning environment situated in a magical area of the world.
Hei kona ra,
Vanessa Wallace, Principal
Together we will enable every learner to achieve the best learning outcomes through the development of learning experiences that are engaging, innovative, collaborative, challenging and rewarding. We will nurture environmental and cultural awareness, self-esteem, responsibility and sensitivity to all.
We will develop a curriculum that focuses on values, attitudes, skills, knowledge and wisdom.
Through our planning, programmes of work and interactions we will encourage, model and explore these values:
Capabilities for living and lifelong learning: