Vision and Values




Maanaki Whenua – Maanaki Tangata – Haere Whakamua
Care for the land – Care for the People – Go Forward



High expectations Foundation skills
Creativity/Exploration/Voice Respect & Responsibility
Love of school

Written by Mark Luff; Translated by BJ Hetet 1st October 2008.





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Values of Vogeltown School

We believe that these shared values will be as important for children in the future as they are today. They should be encouraged by the school and the home so the children will reach their full potential, develop positive relationships and contribute positively to society. Our school values are:

This acronym stands for – Inclusive, Respectful, Original, Courageous, Kind

These values are encouraged each and every day at Vogeltown. The behaviours  we want for each of these values can be seen in our ‘Vogeltown School learners dispositions’.


A place where children will:

Respect themselves and others
Be proud of their achievements
Be proud to be a Vogeltowner
Learn how to learn
Want to learn
Value learning and knowledge
Be encouraged and supported by both staff and peers
Recognise and value diversity
Participate in a range of cultural activities
Participate in a range of physical activities
Develop a sense of social responsibility
Become familiar with a range of Information Technology
Care about New Zealanders and our role in the world

A place where staff:

Are responsive to the needs of the children
Enjoy working
Run challenging programmes
Have high expectations of themselves and their principal
Participate in relevant professional development programmes
Are supported and valued
Are rigorous in reviewing their own performance



A place where the Board of Trustees will:


Support the principal, teaching team and support staff
Monitor and control expenditure
Provide and maintain an attractive and safe learning environment
Reflect the wider school community

A place where the community:


Feels welcome and valued
Is able to be involved in, and contribute to school life
Is well informed about school activities

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