Karori Normal School

KNS Mission Statement

 

Karori Normal School provides quality education in which excellence is pursued and individual potential is realised.

 

We encourage our children to be the best they can be

Tino pai ake

 

   

Vision for Learning for Everyone

 

 

Our School Vision involves connecting the past, the present and the future using a Growth Mindset framework for all Learners.

 

Confident in Ourselves

Know we are safe to make mistakes -it won’t hurt

Know we are valued

Know how to deal with challenges and failure

Brave, Honest and Kind

 

Active Participants

Try new things

Have a ‘Can do attitude’

Know how we learn

Know how to ask others for help.

Use initiative

 

Motivated and Challenged

Face challenges and show resilience

Stretch the limits and take risks

Look for opportunities

Curious and Inquiring

Independent Thinkers

 

Future Thinkers

Know there is a world beyond ourselves

Understand other cultures, people and languages

Be flexible

Collaborate with others  

Create goals, have ambition and know we can achieve.

 

KNS Goals for 2018-2020 

 

Our goals have been written so everyone, children and adults are able to understand what they mean and how they are weaved into school and community life. The goals will be implemented over the next three years. How we plan to achieve these goals will be shared over the next three weeks.

 

1.      Ever Child’s Achievement Grows ( Learning)

2.      Care and Resilience are Fostered (A Culture of Care)

3.      We all make KNS a better place (Stewardship, Community and Partnership)

 

Please click on the link below to see the current school charter.

 

KNS CHARTER 2018-2020

 

Our Values 

 

Karori Normal School Values are encouraged, modelled and explored.

 

Our Values are a very important aspect of our learning at KNS and throughout our community. We have begun the year looking at ways we can encourage, model and demonstrate our values.

 

Aroha tētahi ki tētahi Empathy

Hiranga Excellence

Pono Integrity

Kawenga Responsibility

Whakaute Respect