NAU MAI, HAERE MAI, WELCOME TO POUTO SCHOOL
Welcome to Pouto Primary school, we are a small remote school located on the western side of the mighty Kaipara Harbour, 55km down the Pouto peninsular from Dargaville township.
What we lack in numbers we make up in heart!
Pouto School is situated in Pouto Peninsular on the western side of the Mighty Kaipara harbour in the Northland region. We are a very small, isolated rural school with a school roll of 23 students.
Pouto School is an attractive, inclusive learning community committed to meeting the needs of 21st-century learners. Our staff and Board of Trustees are dedicated to building digital learning capability across the school for both staff and learners. We are vested in providing equity for access to digital devices and this has begun to happen strategically school-wide.
We are a school focused on Literacy and Numeracy achievement with strong and effective programmes throughout the school. We have a rich and inviting integrated curriculum where learners connect, learn, innovate and share.
We are a place where students are encouraged to have fun in their learning, develop their creativity and imagination; A place for kids to be kids.
The Special Character of Pouto School:
Students learn in a safe and inclusive atmosphere where many opportunities are provided to develop their love of learning and their key competencies. We have:
A comprehensive support structure for student well-being and positive relationship development
Ka Ora Ka Ako Lunch programme
Kickstart Breakfast programme
We run a social action event in the community where we go out and help community members in need
Student leadership programme - (Class Councillors)
Market / Entrepreneurs Days
We are an Enviroschool working our way through the levels.
We have a school produce paddock
Whole School Wifi
Technology programme for Intermediate students, which is held weekly at Dargaville Intermediate.
EPro8 challenges for Y5-8