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Vision and mission

Values teaching forms an integral part of curriculum delivery throughout each classroom. These values will be expressed in everyday actions and interactions within the School.

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To facilitate GROWTH, we are committed to providing a rich learning environment where students become devoted to Christ, to the wellbeing of others and the development of personal excellence; being planted in the framework of the Adventist belief system and nurtured in a caring Christian environment.

GROWTH is an acronym and will be evidenced in the following dimensions:

Godliness
Rich Relationships
Ownership of Learning
Wisdom in Decision Making
Transformational Learning
Harvest Focus

Godliness

Becoming Connected with God and choosing His way as their way.
It is our vision for students to:

  • Develop a connection with the Father and be converted to Christ.
  • Be literate in the Word of God and to live by Biblical principles.
  • Know the relevancy of Seventh-day Adventist Bible teachings.
  • Have confidence in recognising their own identity as children of God.
  • Develop Christian values such as honesty and faithfulness.
  • To share God’s love with others in meaningful ways.
Rich Relationships

Honouring others above themselves and connecting with others because they are precious to God.
It is our vision for students to:

  • Relate well to others in a Christ-like manner in all situations showing evidence of good manners, respect and compassion at all times.
  • Be effective users of communication tools.
  • Be service-minded.
  • Being generous in time and means and being a blessing to God and others.
  • Demonstrate social wisdom and being a team player.
Ownership of Learning

Giving of their personal best to develop their God-given talents in pursuit of excellence.
It is our vision for students to:

  • Pursue achievement of personal excellence in all key learning areas with a specific emphasis on literacy and numeracy.
  • Be active seekers, users, and creators of knowledge.
  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Be self-motivated and self-managing.
  • Be confident and wise users of technology.
  • Develop individual talents in Music.
  • Develop leadership skills.
Wisdom in Decision Making

Choosing discernment and displaying a positive attitude.
It is our vision for students to:

  • Develop a Biblical Worldview.
  • Be Resourceful.
  • Demonstrate resilience to the pressures and temptations of a secular world
  • Be courageous in standing true for God.
  • Be informed decision makers guided by Biblical principles concerning personal health and well-being and applying to lifestyle decision-making.
Transformational Learning

Nurturing personal transformation and becoming agents of blessing and change in the community.
It is our vision for students to:

  • Be connected to the land and environment with the realisation that we are God’s stewards to care for that which He has entrusted to us.
  • Be members of communities with a sense that God wants us to treat others as we would want others to treat us.
  • Be international citizens and an awareness that all are one in Christ regardless of colour race or creed.
  • Be active seekers, users, and creators of knowledge.
  • Be contributors to the well- being of NZ; socially, culturally economically and
    environmentally.
  • To develop essential life skills.
  • To being critical and creative thinkers.
  • To be equipped with tools for further learning.
Harvest Focus

Nurturing intentional purpose.
It is our vision for students to:

  • Set clear and specific goals for now and for the future.
  • Recognise the “Big Dreams” God has for each one and to set a path through life to realise these dreams.
  • Be lifelong learners while retaining a heavenly focus.