Tairangi School Curriculum Policy

National Administration Guideline 1

“foster student achievement by providing teaching and learning programmes which incorporate the New Zealand Curriculum (essential learning areas, essential skills and attitudes and values) as expressed in National Curriculum Statements.

Each Board, through the principal and staff is required to:

  1. through a range of assessment practices, gather information that is sufficiently comprehensive to enable the progress and achievement of students to be evaluated; giving priority first to:

and then to:

  1. on the basis of good quality assessment information, identify students and groups of
            students:

        and

  1. develop and implement teaching and learning strategies to address the needs of students and aspects of the curriculum identified in II) above;
  2. in consultation with the school’s Maori community, develop and make known to the school’s community policies, plans and targets for improving the achievement of Maori students;
  3. provide appropriate career education and guidance for all students in years 7 and above, with a particular emphasis on specific career guidance for those students who have been identified by the school as being at risk of leaving school unprepared for the transition to the workplace or further education/training.”

Rationale:

Tairangi School will foster student achievement by “providing teaching and learning programmes which incorporate the New Zealand Curriculum (essential learning areas, essential skills and attitudes and values) as expressed in National Curriculum statements”.

Purposes


Guidelines

  1. Tairangi School will:
  1. Tairangi School will have written procedures which are actively practiced and regularly reviewed for compliance.
  2. Compliance reporting is documented in National Administration Guideline 2

Conclusion

Tairangi School will implement and assess learning programmes which reflect each of the National Curriculum Statements and which meet the needs of students.

NB: Quotes in this policy are from the National Administration Guidelines

File:NAG1Curriculum.doc        Curriculum Policy