To provide a learning environment where cultural identity, custom, language and knowledge is the norm.
To enable children to live as who they are at school, to develop the skills and knowledge to actively participate as citizens of the world to enjoy good health and a high standard of living.
To provide an holistic learning environment based on the philosophy and practice of whanau/family.
To honour the Treaty of Waitangi.
To provide families with Maori and Pasifika bilingual learning options for children beyond Year 6 in Te Reo Maori, Samoan, Tongan and Cook Islands Maori
To comply with the National Education Guidelines
To give students participation in decision-making in curriculum content and planning to address real world issues through the lenses of empowerment and social justice.
To empower students to become catalysts of change in their communities and society
To develop classroom practice where cultural knowledges are normal, valid and legitimate and guide classroom interactions and learning.
To ensure that children will be secure in their knowledge about their culture and identity to enable them to participate in the wider world.
To foster high expectations for excellence in learning, culturally, socially and academically so children have choices for their future.
To involve parents and wider whanau/family in the education of their children, in culturally familiar ways that are empowering.