Manaiakalani Kāhui Ako

Ruapotaka School is part of the Manaiakalani Kāhui Ako. Our Kāhui Ako is made up of 13 schools in our Tamaki area.

Our Manaiakalani Kāhui Ako schools focus on raising the achievement level of all learners.

Key goals are:

  • Focusing on Learn, Create, Share

  • Supporting learners 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

  • 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

  • Year 8 students have personal chromebooks

  • Year 1-4 students have access to varied digital media

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