Curriculum and Our Learning Philosophy

At TPS we offer a broad curriculum, consisting of the core subjects (reading, writing, maths) and noncore subjects using an inquiry process (science, technology, health and physical education and the arts).  We have a strong tradition of sporting endeavour as well as  Education Outside of the classroom (EOTC).  We offer a wide range of extracurricular programmes, which include: music, dance, drama, art, sports, language, STEM and cultural activities. Students can choose to participate in a wide range of learning opportunities to develop their passions and interests.

With the removal of the National Standards and Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori last year, the Ministry of Education is working with the sector, students, parents, whānau, iwi and communities to focus on progress and achievement across the breadth of the National Curriculum.

 

At present, Reading, Writing, and Maths are measured against the NZ Curriculum Levels.  In line with National Administration Guidelines, TPS reports twice yearly against these levels, assessing learners progress as being AT Expectation, BELOW expectation or ABOVE expectation.

Our School Day

7:00-8:30 Before School Care via Skids

(user paid service)

 

8: 55      Morning Roll / Block 1

10:30     Morning Tea

10:55     Block 2

12:30     Lunch Eating

12:40     Lunchtime Play

1:25       Afternoon Roll / Block 3

2:55       End of School

 

2:55-6:00  Afterschool Care via Skids

(user paid service)

Term Dates

TERM 1:

Wed 7 Feb - Fri 13 April

 

Holidays:

Fri 30 Mar (Good Friday)

Mon 2 Apr (Easter Monday)

Tues 3 Apr (Easter Tuesday)

 

TERM 2

Mon 30 Apr-Fri 6 Jul

 

Holidays:

Mon 4 June (Queen's Birthday)

 

TERM 3

Mon 23 Jul-Fri 28 Sept

 

TERM 4

Mon 15 Oct - Thurs 20 Dec

Holidays:

Mon 22 Oct (Labour Day)

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Contact Us

Tel: (09) 817-8346

Email: office@titirangi.school.nz

Address

221 Atkinson Road, Titirangi, Auckland, 0604