Legislation: Board of Trustees

The Education and Training Act 2020 amended the primary objectives of school boards, one of which is:

The school gives effect to Te Tiriti o Waitangi, including by

Legislation: Teaching Standard

One of which is: Demonstrate commitment to tangata whenuatanga and Te Tiriti o Waitangi partnership in Aotearoa New Zealand.

At Target Road School, we are focussed on developing this key area for our teachers and wider community.

Board of Trustees: Planning professional training opportunities to understand and give effect to the Education and Training Act 2020.

Leadership: Working alongside MAC (Māori Achievement Collaboration) to develop an Education Plan for Te Ao Māori at TRS. https://www.mac.ac.nz/programs

Kāhui Ako/Community of Learning : Local schools are working to establish next steps between Kaipātiki Kāhui Ako.

Teachers: A group of teachers are working alongside an expert that is providing professional development with classroom support, improving confidence and growth of Te Reo Māori.

Learners: Engaging in Te Reo lessons, learning about New Zealand history and our place. Our learners are also active participants with TRS practices such as karakia, waiata, kapa haka, mihi whakatau.

TRS Values Opening Karakia

(Ākinga Timatanga)

Whakarongo mai

E ōku hoa

Mā te takohanga

Mā te manaakitanga

Mā te manawaroa

Ka mahitahi tātou

Kia whaia te iti kahurangi

Tihei mauri ora

Listen here

My friends

Through being responsible

Through respect

Through resilience

We will work collaboratively

To achieve success

This is the essence of life

TRS Values Closing Karakia

Ngā mihi nui ki ōku hoa

Kia tau te rangimarie

Ki runga i a tātou

Kia hoki pai ai tātou

Ki ō tātou whānau

Tihei mauri ora!

Thanks to my friends

Let peace be

Upon all of us

So we return safely to our families

This is the essence of life