Key Competencies

Lake Tekapo School’s main focus is on the 5 Key Competencies outlined in the New Zealand Curriculum. These link directly to Te Whariki (Early Childhood Curriculum) and help us form the basis for developing learners for life. These are Thinking, Managing Self. Participating and Contributing, Relating to Others and Language, Symbols and Texts. When teachers are forced to teach to the test, they themselves become less innovative with their teaching methods, with less room for learning games, play and curiosity. At Lake Tekapo School our focus is on more creative teaching methods to explore and build upon your child’s interests and passions.

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Lake Tekapo School, Aorangi Crescent, Lake Tekapo, 7945, New Zealand     03 680 6816    office@tekapo.school.nz

  

CONTACTS

 

Principal             Simon Waymouth

 

Office                 +64 3 680 6816


Address              Aorangi Crescent, PO Box 15, Lake Tekapo

  

email                  office@tekapo.school.nz

 

  

2020 TERM DATES

 

Term 1: Monday 3 February | Friday 27 March

Term 2: Tuesday 14 April | Friday 3 July

Term 3: Monday 20 July | Friday 25 September

Term 4: Monday 12 October | 16 December