Tauraroa Area School - TE KURA TAKIWA O TAURAROA Tauraroa Area School - TE KURA TAKIWA O TAURAROA

TE KURA TAKIWA O TAURAROA

Our School Vision "to be the best that we can be"

THIS TERM'S CORNERSTONE VALUE IS: Kawe-nga / Responsibility+

To be trustworthy and accountable for your own actions

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Important Announcements

Principal's end of term Newsletter 27 March 2020 Principal's end of term Newsletter 27 March 2020

COVID19 Newsletter 24 March 2020 COVID19 Newsletter 24 March 2020

COVID19 Newsletter 23 March 2020 COVID19 Newsletter 23 March 2020

The Tauraroa Area School pool is now closed until next summer. This step has been taken to further protect our students, staff and wider school community from the transmission of the COVID19 virus.

TAS Prospectus TAS Prospectus

Online application for enrolment form Enrolment Application Form 

Teacher Vacancy Application Forms

Welcome

Head Students 2020Tauraroa Area School is situated in a rural area 22km SW of Whangarei. via SH1 and Maungakaramea or Mangapai Roads. The school is about four kilometres from the village of Maungakaramea, which has a garage with a shop and postal facilities, a sports complex and a hall. Most of the 500+ students travel to school by bus. School starts (for students) at 8:40 am and finishes at 3:10 pm.

The school caters for Primary, Intermediate and Secondary students, with some common core activities, such as assemblies and sports days to promote a strong family culture. All students are allocated to a home room (Years 0-8) or vertical "waka" (Years 9-13) class. Year level deans support students at all levels, within a robust pastoral care system in place.  About 28% of students are Maori, with the remainder mostly Pakeha.  International students from a wide range of countries make a significant contribution to the school. The school has 31 classrooms (including specialist facilities for Music, Art, Food Technology / Hospitality, Hard Materials Technology, Maori, Science, and Computing; alongside a general purpose hall/gym, a community library and a heated pool. There is good community involvement in school activities.

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The school is staffed with approximately 46 full or part-time teachers. There are Teacher Aides and ESOL Teachers, an Executive Officer, a Student Services Officer, Learning Support Unit, Librarian and a full time Caretaker.

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There are International (fee paying and exchange) Students at TAS every year. We have a specialist staff member who supports students through enrolment, homestay placement and on-going pastoral care.

International Students

 

STAR, GATEWAY, Video Conference Learning (VCL classes for example in Classics, History, Economics, and more), Correspondence School and other external courses supplement teacher-based education at years 11 to 13.

 Pictured are our Head Students for 2020: Head Girl, Emily Mills; Head Boy, Max Woolhouse.

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Important Dates

 2020 Term 1 

Thursday 26 to Saturday 28 March DOE Silver training
   
Sunday 5 April Y13PE Test ride Glenbervie Forest
or Monday 6 April Y13PE Test ride Glenbervie Forest

Wednesday 8 to Sunday 12 April DOE Silver practice Whirinaki Tramp