Ruapotaka Primary School is a multi-cultural Year 1-8 Manaiakalani school with approximately 200 students in Panmure, Auckland.


As a Manaiakalani school, the focus is to raise the achievement level of all learners.
Key goals are :-
  • supporting leaners to have greater clarity and ownership of their learning¬†
  • supporting teachers to inquire into their practice, in order to design pedagogically effective and cognitively challenging learning experiences
  • focussing on Learn, Create, Share.
Year 8 students have personal chromebooks.
Year 1-4 students have access to varied digital media.




  • The Board of Trustees endeavours to have small class numbers with a teacher aide supporting reading, writing and maths daily in Years 1 to 4.
  • We have senior cultural groups -
  • Kapahaka, Samoan, Cook Island and Tongan
  • All senior rooms have lunchtime sport.
  • We recognise the key competencies of participating and contributing, relating to others, thinking, managing self, as required to be lifelong learners.
  • Leadership is recognised and our School Prefects provide positive role models.
  • We are a Duffy-Books in Home, Fruit and Milk school.




http://www.manaiakalani.org/
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