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: Whakarongo / Obedience+

To comply with rightful authority

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Important Announcements

Latest newsletter   16 Sept 2022

From the Principal & BoT   Mask wearing Term 3

2022 Stationery Lists: We have teamed up with Office Max MySchool to make it easy for you to purchase all your family's school stationery needs for 2022. Avoid the last minute rush and help the school earn rewards at the same time. Click here to order now. [View Stationery Lists on the Being Informed page under Stationery/BYOD.] 

TAS Junior Prizegiving     9:30am to 12pm       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MaJeRR50PeM

TAS Senior Prizegiving     1pm to 3pm      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gu-jUmMsmYQ

Mrs Magee's Mathematics resources website

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TAS Prospectus TAS Prospectus

Online application for enrolment form Enrolment Application Form 

Teacher Vacancy Application Forms

Welcome

Tauraroa 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 whānau roopu. Year level deans support students at all levels, within a robust pastoral care system in place.  About 28% of students are Māori, with the remainder mostly pākehā. International students from a wide range of countries make a significant contribution to the school (except during COVID-19 restrictions as is the situation in 2021). The school has 31 classrooms (including specialist facilities for Music, Art, Food Technology / Hospitality, Hard Materials Technology, Māori, Science, and Computing; alongside a new 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 (except during COVID-19 restrictions as is the situation in 2021). 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 (VLC FarNet classes for example in Classics, History, Economics, and more), Correspondence School and other external courses supplement teacher-based education at years 11 to 13.