Our Learning


Newlands Primary School consulted widely with the school community in 2013 and again in 2017 to develop the vision and charter that best reflects our philosophy and practice.

Nurture, Learn, Succeed – Together. Te Rito o te Harakeke.

Our charter document is included in the resources below. This includes the schools’ vision, core values, our mission and our strategic goals.


Local Curriculum

We nurture:

The first language and cultural identity of NZ Aotearoa

The diverse cultures, languages, and entities at Newlands Primary School.

Inclusive practices for everyone

Ethical practices for an ecologically sustainable future


Local Curriculum

We learn:

To be resilient

To think creatively

To be curious learners

To be reflective learners for life


Local Curriculum

We succeed when:

We set high expectations for ourselves

We persevere in the face of difficulty and challenges

We have integrity

We take responsibility for ourselves and our actions


Local Curriculum

Together we can:

Build active partnerships with our community

Treat others fairly

Be honest and trustworthy

Respect ourselves, others, and the world around us

Nurture, Learn, Succeed – Together, Te Rito o te Harakeke