We are a small school with a big heart. We ensure the identity of every individual student is nurtured and strive to strengthen and enhance their wellbeing. We pride ourselves on our inclusive school philosophy that seeks to provide equitable learning opportunities for all.
Raurimu Avenue School is situated approximately 10 minutes east of the Whangarei city centre. It is a well resourced suburban seaside school that proudly boasts:
Accommodating classrooms with Laptops and iPads
Courts, Fields and School garden
Hall, Library and Swimming Pool
Interactive whiteboards in most classes
Strong arts culture
Emphasis on student responsibilities (school road wardens, monitors, etc.)
Off site technology for year 7 & 8 students
Bike Track (School Bikes & Helmets)
Safe and happy learning environment
And of course really great students, staff, board of trustees and an enthusiastically supportive local community. We stand by our open learning environment which means we welcome parent and whanau involvement in the classroom through the day.
Board of Trustees
The school board of trustees are dedicated in their role and are committed to moving our school forward and welcome constructive dialogue and comments that support our intention.
We have 5 classroom teachers, a Reading Recovery Teacher and a SENCO (Special Education Needs Co-ordinator). We have one attached Teacher (Resource Teacher of Maori). We have support staff, office administratior, cleaners and of course a Principal. As a staff we value professional development and feel its importance in our practice.