Capable

Capable

The third major value at Ararira Springs is becoming capable. We believe this is an area that New Zealand schools teach well. Children will be developing their capabilities in skills needed to be learners for life. Numeracy and literacy skills are very important as...
Curious

Curious

Curiosity drives learning as children explore ideas, investigate and make sense of the world. This may look like play for our younger learners. However, for some children scaffolding and provocation will be required. Younger learners will be involved in meaningful...
Caring

Caring

Caring is at the heart of our practice at Ararira Springs Primary – Te Puna o Ararira. Manaakitanga, the process of showing respect, generosity, hospitality and caring for others, is a core value of our school. We put children at the centre of our decision...
It Starts With Me!

It Starts With Me!

Māku e Whakatika! A drop of water, a single person, that’s where the learning and each journey begins at Ararira Springs Primary, ‘it starts with me!’ Every individual is capable of making the difference that they want to see in the world. Small actions contribute to...

A chat with the team

Take the opportunity to catch up with the leadership team and hear the latest news. Claire Howison, Principal talks about meeting families and future events. Donna Frame, Deputy Principal talks about our library, Pūtahi, and our ideas for book buying. Blair Cook,...

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