Vision and Values

St Thomas’s School Values

  • Hiranga (Excellence) – St Thomas’s encourages students to be critical and creative thinkers, to aim high and persevere in the face of difficulties.
  • Hautūtanga (Leadership) – St Thomas’s encourages students to be positive in their own identity, to lead by example and promote respect and tolerance for others.
  • Hononga (Connections) – St Thomas’s encourages students to recognise the importance of interacting with others, to contribute to building the school community for the benefit of all.
  • Ngakau Whiwhita (Passion) – St Thomas’s encourages students to display enthusiastic devotion to their goals, causes and ideals and to show tireless diligence in their furtherance.

 

St Thomas’s School Learner Outcomes

Through learning at St Thomas’s School we are:

  • Striving for Hiranga (Excellence) in all we do.
  • Willing to take on Hautūtanga (Leadership) as we grow.
  • Making Hononga (Connections) as every opportunity.
  • Showing a Ngakau Whiwhita (Passion) for our learning.

 

St Thomas’s School Learner Attributes

We show progress in our learning at St Thomas’s School by:

Striving for Hiranga (Excellence) in all we do.

  • Being Resilient
  • Being Collaborative
  • Being Creative
  • Being Curious

 . . . in all areas of the curriculum.

 

St Thomas’s School Graduate Profile

  • Hiranga (Excellence) – I have experienced my personal best and have confidence in my own potential.
  • Hautūtanga (Leadership) – I manage myself, am ambitious and a team player.
  • Hononga (Connections) – I have a strong sense of who I am as a person, I am connected to my family, friends, community and the world.
  • Ngakau Whiwhita (Passion) – I embrace a passion for life-long learning.