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Teaching Programmes

Teaching Programmes

  • We have a strong emphasis on the 'basics' - reading, writing and mathematics.
  • Our school sets clear learning targets for children and we report progress to parents against these targets.
  • All classrooms have computers with internet access.The school runs software to manage access to the internet and inappropriate web sites.
  • Our school is very well resourced for learning materials.
  • We provide an excellent outdoor education programme.
  • We receive excellent ERO (Education Review Office) reports. (These are available from the school or can be viewed on-line at


  • Our class sizes are small so children get quality teaching time.
  • We have 3 new entrant classes for children starting school for the first time. These have very low numbers.

Special Programmes

  • We have a special unit for intellectually impaired children and support the integration of all children into our school.
  • We offer a wide range of special needs programmes and support for children who need extra help with learning.
  • We provide a dedicated staff member to work with children with special abilities.
  • We provide a safe and caring environment with a full-time teacher / counsellor dedicated to supporting students and parents.

Sporting and Cultural

  • Our school participates in the local Polynesian Festival. Māori language and culture is taught as part of the New Zealand curriculum.
  • We support a number of sporting codes with netball, basketball, soccer, hockey and touch rugby  available for children. Rugby, rugby league and other codes are available through local clubs.
Contact us
Tokoroa North School
29 Paraonui Road, Tokoroa 3420.
Ph: 07 8869169
Fax: 07 8869009
TXT for absences:
021 0232 5771