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Graduate Profile and Vision

When students leave Kaikohe East School we would like them to be

Proud Prepared Learners

Therefore they will show

Respect - for people and the environment

A positive


A sense of


Live a

Healthy lifestyle

Be an






We value the 4 Cs!

  • Be Considerate

  • Be Courteous

  • Be Cooperative

  • Use your Commonsense

And learn
  • Manaakitanga
  • Rangatiratanga
  • Whanaungatanga
  • Kotahitanga

The NZC Principles in action at Kaikohe East School:

 High Expectations

      Students talk about their strengths and weaknesses and can set goals to achieve personal excellence

 Treaty of Waitangi

      Opportunities are provided for the Maori community to have input into the school decision making

      Learning area statements make specific reference to incorporating a Maori worldview

 Cultural Diversity

      Learning area statements are inclusive

      Students from different cultures are given opportunities to share and celebrate their cultures.

      Resources are actively sought to reflect the diversity of the students in our school.


      Students have an opportunity to interact with and learn about a diverse range of student groups

 Learning to Learn

      Formative assessment practices should ensure students play an active part in knowing about and extending their learning

      Classroom activities should be explicitly planned to develop key competencies

 Community Engagement

      Parents and whanau are encouraged to be involved in the life of the school

      Classroom programmes should include elements to connect the wider lives of the students and should draw on community expertise whenever possible


      School wide planning should seek alignment and development of previous learning and is responsive to opportunities for cross-curricular linkage

      Links with Early Childhood centres and Kohanga Reo will be actively encouraged

 Future Focus

      Our school has an environmental focus and through this, an emphasis on sustainability, enterprise and citizenship