Frequently Asked Questions
Term 1 2023
We have used questions and wonderings from whānau to develop this page.
Our school and staff have been focus on high impact teaching and learning practices for a number of years, aiming to maximise learning for all ākonga. Learning in a collaborative way with different teachers and ākonga from a learning community is not new to us, and we have been gradually increasing collaboartion in all of our Learning Communities.
How will the space actually be used?
How does the learning happen?
I’ve heard mixed stories about experiences with flexible spaces in other schools
Who do I see or contact about my child?
Will my child get lost, overlooked or forgotten?
There will be a number of strategies in place already to make sure staff are conscious of the learning and wellbeing needs of all ākonga
My child has additional learning needs - how will this be catered for?
Staff will be planning to support the learning and needs of all ākonga
By planning collaboratively staff ensure that they are all aware of the learning and social needs of those students.
Will it be noisy?
What is the teacher doing to support my child with changes?
We are feeling disconnected after Covid. What is planned to increase the home school connection?
Events for whānau to get involved in are gradually increasing and we have more planned in Term 2.
Is there anything we parents could be looking out for or doing to help?
Whānau already know what works to support their child with a change and we encourage you to use these approaches as we get closer to the end of Term 1.
How will moving up and down stairs work?
What happens for an emergency evacuation?
How will everyone stay safe from airborne diseases and Covid?