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The School Board provide culturally responsive strategic leadership and direction to schools. They are accountable for the performance of the school and the key focus of their role is the improvement of student progress and achievement.

Our School Board comprises of the Principal as Chief Executive, Staff Representative, and Parent Members which includes the appointed Presiding Member.

Next Board Meeting: Thu 4th April @ 6:30pm

Copy of Board meeting agenda 4_04_24

Public attending board meetings

The board fosters open and transparent governance. It welcomes public attendance at and observation of board meetings. Members of the public include staff, students and parents’ families and whānau of the school community who are not members of the

A copy of the following procedures will be provided to members of the public attending meetings so that they understand the rules that apply and are to be followed unless otherwise authorised by the board:

  • Board meetings are not public meetings but meetings held in public
  • If the meeting moves to exclude the public (usually to protect the privacy of individuals), members of the public will be asked to leave the meeting until this aspect of business has been concluded
  • Members of the public may be given copies of the meeting agenda and associated reports but must return them at the conclusion of the meeting
  • Members of the public may request speaking rights on a particular item that is on the agenda. This request will have been made in advance. Public participation is at the discretion of the board.
  • Speakers shall be restricted to a maximum of 3 minutes each per subject, with a time limit of 15 minutes per interest group, after which no additional time shall be added.
  • No more than one speaker will be permitted on any one agenda item
  • Speakers are not to question the board and must speak to the agenda item
  • Board members will not address questions or statements to speakers
  • Speakers shall not be disrespectful or offensive or make malicious statements or claims
  • If the person presiding over the meeting believes that any of these conditions have been breached or the speaker has gone over time, they may be asked to finish and/or be asked to leave the meeting

Board calendar

The board meets eight times each year. The meeting dates can be found on our school calendar.

Governance at our School

The board is entrusted to work on behalf of all stakeholders and is accountable for the school’s performance. It emphasises strategic leadership, sets the vision for the school and ensures that it complies with legal and policy requirements. Policies are at a governance level and outline delegations to the Principal. The board and the Principal form the leadership team with the role of each documented and understood.

The Principal reports to the board as a whole with committees used only where a need is identified in order to contribute to board work. The board is proactive in its operations and decision-making and does not involve itself in the day-to-day administration of the school.

Enhancing student achievement is the boards primary focus.

Board Documents

A link to previous meeting minutes can be found at the bottom of this page

Strategic plan and analysis of variance
The school charter sets the direction and key priorities for the school for the current and future years.
The school's analysis of variance provides a summary of the school's annual progress in relation to its goals, targets and priorities

Education Review Office report
Our latest Education Review Office Report can be found here

Annual audit report

This report is produced by our school auditors each year. It is a legal requirement of the Ministry of Education

Board policies

Our Board of Trustees governance and operational policies can be found here;
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