The NZ Curriculum contains eight main learning areas as follows ….
Mathematics and Statistics
Health and Physical Education
And a commitment to the following essential skills …
Participating and contributing
When designing programmes of learning at Matarau School we are especially mindful of …
… the primacy of English and Mathematics as key foundations to learning
… the need for breadth of content and depth of inquiry
… the value of co-construction and learner choice
… the value of inquiry learning
… the value of self-management
… the value of authentic (relevant and connected) learning contexts
… the necessity of planned and purposeful teaching and of sequentail skills development
Plannning and curriculum delivery guidelines aim for a balanced approach to learning and assessment.