About Us

Key Goals

Respect, Responsibility, Rigour and Resilience

Vision & Values

Striving for Excellence


  • For ourselves & others
  • For our environment


  • For our behaviour
  • For our learning & achievement


  • Having high expectations of ourselves
  • Seeking to excel and doing our best


  • Being able to bounce back from setbacks and difficulties
  • Having a positive attitude and a drive to succeed

Mission Statement

We will develop, within a safe and caring environment, our academic potential, social skills and personal talents through
respect, responsibility and rigour.

Guiding Principles

  • High expectations – Support and empower all students to learn and achieve personal excellence.
  • Treaty of Waitangi – Acknowledge the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and biculturalism.
  • Cultural diversity – Reflect New Zealand’s cultural diversity and value the culture, language and traditions of all students.
  • Inclusion – Recognize and affirm all students’ identities, languages, abilities, and talents and meet their learning needs.
  • Learning to learn – Encourage all students to reflect on their own learning and to learn how to learn.
  • Community engagement – Connect with and engage the support of families, whānau, and communities.
  • Coherence – Offer a broad, connected curriculum which provides coherent transitions and pathways to further learning.
  • Future focus -Encourage students to look to the future by exploring issues such as sustainability, citizenship, enterprise, and globalisation.


WIS Charter 2017


WIS Charter 2017
WIS Charter 2017 (pdf - 246 KB)