Inspiring Minds, Celebrating Success

Welcome to

RAKAIA SCHOOL

Principal’s Welcome

Welcome to Rakaia School the gateway to Mid Canterbury. Rakaia School is set back from State Highway 1 on Dunford Street with beautiful grounds and playing area for the students.
The school now has 180 students and 9 classrooms with a dedicated teaching staff and support staff. We have just opened our new Modern Learning Environment for Years 5-8. Please come in and see the wonderful learning opportunities for our students.

Our Vision

Inspiring Minds, Celebrating Success

We believe we achieve this through the values of Partnership, Quality and Respect. Our staff strive hard to encouragechildren to develop these values through the work they complete and the way we interact with our students.

The students at Rakaia have many opportunities to develop their talents. We take part in inter-school events and competein many different events for the children to grow.

Our Values

Our Values

The Inspirational Choice

“Inspiring Minds, Celebrating Success”.

We believe we achieve this through the values of Whanaungatanga (Partnership), Tino Pai Rawa (Quality) and Manaakitanga (Respect). Our staff strive hard to encourage children to develop these values through the work they complete and the way we interact with our students.The other development for all students is the challenge to “Be Better” Kia Kaha Ano!

In students speak we say to the children

Partnership – We work together!

Quality – We do our best!

Respect – We use our manners!

The students at Rakaia have many opportunities to develop their talents. We take part in inter-school events and compete in many different events for the children to grow.

We welcome any enquiries.

Please contact our Principal, Mark Ellis. principal@rakaia.school.nz

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February 1st 2023

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SECOND HAND UNIFORM SALE

Thu Jan 19 01:11pm

SECOND HAND UNIFORM SALE


first sale for the year 2023


Friday the 27th of January we will be holding a second hand uniform sale, in front
of the sports shed at school from 11.30am until 2pm.
Cash and eftpos available and good swaps are welcomed too. Any donations will
be gratefully received.
We will also have a box of loss property that was collected at school last year if
your child has lost something come and have a look it may be in there. We have 3
swimming bags with togs and towels in.
Clare Stewart (0274190020)

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