December 27, 2019
Te Taha Hinengaro - Emotional, Mental
- Empowering children to take responsibility for making choices about their own learning and behaviour.
- Developing imagination and creativity through play.
- Developing problem solving skills.
- Developing literacy and numeracy skills.
Te Taha Wairua - Spiritual
- Understanding that God loves us and has created us uniquely and we are valuable to Him irrespective of gender, culture and abilities.
- Developing a sense of wonder and curiosity about God’s world.
- Developing a knowledge and experience of the Fruits of the Spirit.
- Experiencing opportunities to be engaged in an environment where praise, worship, prayer and learning from the Bible are valued.
Te Taha Whanau - Family, Community
- Celebrating cultural diversity.
- Embracing the concept of ako, where the teacher and child are seen as co-learners.
- Developing an increasing competency of techniques and skills for communication.
- Building reciprocal relationships and expanding experiences with families, whanau, places and events.
- Developing social skills.
- Being mindful and considerate of others.
Te Taha Tiana – Physical
- Learning to show respect and care for themselves, the environment and our resources.
- Growing control of body and physical co-ordination.
- Encouraging children to try new things and take risks.