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
Try new things
Have a ‘Can do attitude’
Know how we learn
Know how to ask others for help.
Motivated and Challenged
Face challenges and show resilience
Stretch the limits and take risks
Look for opportunities
Curious and Inquiring
Know there is a world beyond ourselves
Understand other cultures, people and languages
Collaborate with others
Create goals, have ambition and know we can achieve.
KNS Goals for 2021-2023
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.
- (Kauneke) - Ka tipu ake te ako / paetae o ia tamaiti, ia tamaiti, ā, ka whakaritea ia tamaiti mō te ao hurihuri. - (Progress) - Every child’s learning/achievement progresses, and every child is equipped for an ever-changing world.
- (Tāngata) Ko te iho o te kura, te manaakitanga, te manawaroa me te rato. - (People) - Our care, service and resilience are at our core.
- (Wāhi) - Ka mahi tahi tātou ki te tiaki i tō tātou wāhi. - (Place) - We all work together as one to look after our place.
- (Rangapū) - Ka whakakakau, ā, ka whakanui tātou i a tātou e tipu ana. - (Partnership) - Communicate and celebrate as we grow.
Please click on the link below to see the current school charter.
2021 - 2023 KNS Charter (Updated 2023).pdf
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