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MOKOIA INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL

 Phone: (07) 3459071

 Fax: (07) 3459257

 Email: office@mokoia.school.nz

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Te Tihi o Mana – The Peak of Mana
“Kia eke ki te pae o angitÅ« – striving for success”
 
We are a community which values Whakaiti (Humility), Upoko Pakaru (Resilience) & Komaitanga (a Sense of Achievement).

Welcome to Mokoia Intermediate School

Every child is unique. We provide quality diverse opportunities to meet your childs needs.

 

We are a team passionate about and skilled in delivering learning opportunities of excellent quality to meet your childs needs in their emergent adolescent middle years of schooling. All our work is based on sound research of educational best practice for your child. These are crucial and exciting years.  Mokoia, as an intermediate school, is specially designed to meet the learning and development needs of the intermediate age group. Both inside and outside the classroom, your child will utilize their tremendous energies and stretch them in all aspects of learning. You will have fun while you develop strategies for lifelong learning. 
 
We have the highest expectations of our students and of ourselves. We expect staff and students  to model all values of Mokoia from our Te Tihi o Mana model. We expect that we will all try the diverse opportunities offered at Mokoia.
 
We show our genuine commitment to a learning community of quality to meet your childs needs by providing:
·         non specialist classes, some extra choices in groupings to meet your childs needs, interests and talents.
-          specialised classes and across the school extension groups to meet the needs of gifted and talented children.
-          laptop classes to meet your childs needs if you have a special interest or abilities in digital technologies.
-          specialised class if you want the opportunity of immersion Maori language learning.
-          well staffed and effective programmes of extra learning support for your child if there are areas in which you have difficulties.
·         Excellent programmes in English and Mathematics - many of you will make more than a year’s progress for each year your child is at Mokoia.
·         A robust approach to help your child learn critical thinking skills and use them in problem based learning scenarios, which are interesting, authentic and relevant (and to apply them in other areas).
·         Specialist teachers and excellent facilities for all the technologies and for Science, Art and Music.
·         International language learning in different languages.
·         A very wide range of sports and arts activities – many of you will gain representative status and you will all develop new interests.
·         Opportunities to make new friends, strengthen friendships and socialise, learning new skills.
·         Lots of different situations in which your child can develop leadership skills.
·         A strong pastoral care system with, in school support for your child and families and great relationships with outside agencies for further support.
 
At Mokoia, your child can look forward to making excellent academic progress, having fun and getting involved in a wide range of new areas of learning, developing social and citizenship skills and being well prepared for secondary school. We look forward to working with you, your child and whanau.
 
Sincere regards     
 
Rawiri Wihapi
Dip.Tchg
 
 

Welcome to Mokoia Intermediate School

  Haere mai ki te Kura Takawaenga o Mokoia

 

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES

- Chairperson
 

Rawiri Wihapi
- Principal
 

- Executive Officer/BOT Secretary

 
Jenni Markotsis
- Staff Representative
 
- Parent Representatives
 

Rangipaeroa Kingi-Mosen
- Co-opted Representative