What does Paterangi School offer Year 7 & 8 students
· A secure learning environment in a small decile 8 school · Rural school special character - including agricultural days. · Continuity in their education · Quality teachers· Secondary Schools report students are well prepared for secondary school learning · Continued focus on numeracy and literacy · Te Reo Maori · Leadership Opportunities · Keeping Ourselves Safe & Kia Kaha Education in alternate years · Careers Education in alternate years · Quality Outdoor Education programmes · Ski Camp · Specialised Technology Programme
Leadership Opportunities · Project Energise Leadership course · House Leaders · Junior Class Supervision · Librarians · Running Assemblies · A national study by the Education Review Office in 2001 states: "A strength of the senior programmes of full primary schools is the scope they provide for students to develop and exercise leadership skills."
Extension Opportunities · Ability Grouping · Extension Mathematics · Learning Support · International Competitions (Maths, English, Spelling, Science)
Sporting / Cultural Opportunities · Music Specialist taught Music lessons · School swimming pool - lessons in February / March/December · School Netball team (Rugby / Soccer played at club level) · Lower Waipa Country Schools Events o Swimming o 7’ aside Winter tournament o Cross Country o Athletics o Lunchtime Soccer, Rugby, Touch, Netball Competitions o Jump Rope o Jump Jam
Ski camp was the greatest school experience we have ever had