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Our School

Welcome to Newlands School where we inspire
lifelong successful creative learners.

Our mission is:

To have outstanding levels of achievement in literacy and numeracy for all learners.

To grow the ‘whole person’ to enable students to be healthy and resilient members of our community as well as lifelong, successful and creative learners.

To ensure our learners have a vibrant and purposeful place to learn.

We are a contributing primary school in the northern suburb of Newlands in Wellington City. We celebrated our centenary in 2006, proudly providing quality education to the community of Newlands for well over 100 years.

We are a medium sized school which draws from a culturally diverse community. The school community is extremely supportive of the school and works in close partnership with the school to ensure all learners aspire to achieve at the highest levels in academic, sporting, cultural and social aspects of their lives. Our school whakatauki reflects our belief in the school being a nurturing place for the rito or young learner to grow to their full potential with the support of family, school and the wider community.

Newlands School is the right place for you if you want your child to:

Achieve their potential in Literacy and Numeracy.

Be resilient

Develop lifelong learning skills

Become a leader

Be an independent learner and citizen

Be a creative thinker and problem solver

Develop into a confident learner and citizen

Be responsible

Newlands School deeply values and celebrates Aotearoa Newland Zealand’s bicultural status. We also honour the many other cultural backgrounds our Newland’s families bring to our learning community. We are a mini united nations who work and play together and learn from each other.

Ero Report

The Education Review Office is the New Zealand government department that evaluates and reports on the education and care of students in schools and early childhood services. ERO reports are used by parents, teachers, principals and trustees and by government policy makers.

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Enrolments

Newlands School is a state contributing school which welcomes enrolments from new entrants to year 6 children.

We do operate an enrolment scheme, which means that some parts of Newlands are not in zone for our school.

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International Students

Newlands School hosts international students and is a signatory to the Education (Pastoral Care of International Students) Code of Practice 2016 (the Code).

As a signatory to the Code, we strive to protect international students and provide them with a positive experience that.

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School Policies

Newlands School works on a subscription basis with SchoolDocs to maintain, update, and review our policies. SchoolDocs provides us with a comprehensive core set of policies which have been well researched and

follow the Ministry of Education National Administration Guidelines.

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Emergency Proceedures

Newlands School is a Civil Defence Community Emergency Hub (not a Civil Defence Centre).

Community Emergency Hubs are about the community coming together to do what it can to help each other – people helping people with what they have available

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Community Information

Newlands School is part of a vibrant local community. We have a close relationship with different organisations and these links will be useful for you to follow their events and activities.

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