Our Whanau

In recognising the unique position of the Maori culture, Kimihia School will take all reasonable steps to provide instruction in tikanga and te reo Maori.

Kimihia School will regularly engage and consult with the Maori community and work together in partnership to raise Maori achievement.

A Maori culturally responsive education environment is one that meets the needs of Maori students and the school's Maori community, delivers engaging education and strong student outcomes, and enhances Maori students' identity, language and culture through access to high quality teaching (Hautu).

Kimihia Primary School will demonstrate:

Manaakitanga: Care for students as culturally located individuals

Mana motuhake: Have high expectations for students' learning

Whakapiringatanga: Have physical environments conducive to learning

Wananga: Effective teaching interactions with Maori students as Maori

Ako: Use a range of strategies that support learning and teaching

Kotahitanga: Monitoring students' achievement data and using the information to modify teaching practice to improve Maori student achievement and sharing this information with students

Grandparents attending Assembly on Grandparents & Flower Show Day

27 October 2017