Vision, Goals & Values

Our School vision:
Partnering with our community to develop successful learners who can take action to shape their future.

As a school the Hay Park School staff work in partnership with our community by:

  • Creating a welcoming and inclusive environment for all ākonga and their families and whānau
  • Building powerful, reciprocal partnerships that value expertise
  • Raising each other’s expectations for learner progress and achievement
  • Developing capability to support children’s learning through home-school partnerships
  • Enabling families and whānau to contribute and influence policy and practice

At Hay Park School we aim to prepare our students to be successful ākonga.

This means meeting learning needs to help them be:

  • Literate and numerate
  • Critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Creative and reflective thinkers
  • Able to persevere
  • Able to set and achieve goals
  • Motivated to strive for personal excellence
  • Able to relate well to others


In partnership with our community we prepare our ākonga to be successful learners who have the ability to take action to shape their future.

Our learning programmes are based on high quality instruction that is future focused, culturally responsive and inclusive.

At Hay Park School we aim to prepare our students to be successful ākonga.

This means meeting learning needs to help them be:

  • Literate and numerate
  • Critical thinkers and problem solvers
  • Creative and reflective thinkers
  • Able to persevere
  • Able to set and achieve goals
  • Motivated to strive for personal excellence
  • Able to relate well to others

When ākonga leave Hay Park School we want them to:

  • Be achieving at or above the National Standards in reading, writing and numeracy so that they can continue to be lifelong learners.
  • Be confident to accept challenges and take responsibility for their learning, with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Be capable and confident thinkers and learners and communicate effectively using a range of tools.
  • Make good decisions about their learning, behaviour and relationships.
  • Respect Māori as tangata whenua and celebrate the variety of ethnic groups who make up our society.
  • Be aware of their special talents and abilities.
  • Be motivated to strive for personal excellence by setting and achieving their goals.
  • Be concerned citizens who are informed about New Zealand and the world.Have a strong sense of responsibility and take an active part in bettering the lives of others around them.

At Hay Park School our vision is achieved through fostering our core values:

Whakaute - Respect
Manawaroa - Resilience
Kaitiakitanga - Responsibility