Our programmes promote personal skills that develop the whole child.
The range of programmes on offer assist students to pursue excellence through the development of independence, co-operation, collaboration, consideration and engagement with others.
Integral to our programmes is the teaching of our school values, key skills and competencies.
Striving at all times to develop excellence in student achievement, these programmes incorporate national guidelines set out in the New Zealand Curriculum (NZC).
We are committed to offering Year 7 and 8 students a well balanced, well planned, and well implemented learning and teaching programmes.
Striving at all times to develop excellence in student achievement, these programmes go beyond the national guidelines set out in curriculum statements.
Wairau Intermediate School is a technology and ICT focussed school and is investing heavily in computer technology, presentation technologies, and high speed access to the internet. Technology education at Wairau Intermediate is many faceted and is provided in a variety of ways.
Highly trained teachers provide learning experiences in Food Technology, Metal Technology, Wood Technology, Visual Arts and Music. All children rotate through these five areas over the year. Extension classes are also offered in these subjects for pupils identified as having ability in these areas. Modern, attractive, well-resourced technology rooms offer an environment that fosters learning and gives a huge variety of hands on experiences