INNOVATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT A major focus of our professional development this year is on the development of our innovative learning environment. A learning environment includes the physical, social, and pedagogical context in which learning occurs. An innovative environment supports strengths-based teaching and learning. It offers students and teachers flexibility and connectedness. Working in an innovative…
Wairau Intermediate School is a variable space state intermediate school dedicated to meeting the academic, emotional, physical and social needs of emerging adolescents.
Located on the North Shore ten minutes from downtown Auckland City, the school offers a wide range of programmes to a school population which reflects the unique diversity that is New Zealand society.
Its logo is derived from a Maori water pattern representing the meaning of Wairau, “an abundance of water”. In the sense that water is essential for growth, Wairau Intermediate aims to provide learning opportunities essential for adolescent development.
Our well qualified and professional staff are very successful in challenging students to achieve academic success in both national and international assessments. They also ensure that the social and emotional needs of children this age are met.
Wairau Intermediate encourages student participation in a huge variety of extra curricular activities, again challenging them to reach their full potential in all areas.
2018 Term Dates:
Term 1: 31 January – 13 April (Year 8s) & 1 February – 13 April (Year 7s)
Term 2: 30 April – 6 July
Term 3: 23 July – 28 September
Term 4: 15 October – 14 December
Uniform Collection for 2018:
Friday 26 January 2018 from 9am until 3pm
Tuesday 30 January 2018 from 9am until 3pm