TKKM o Ngati Kahungunu Ki Heretaunga

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Education institution number:
2445
School type:
Composite
School gender:
Co-Educational
Definition:
Kura Kaupapa Maori
Total roll:
171
Telephone:
Address:

139 Stock Road, Flaxmere, Hastings

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Ngā Whakaaturanga

E tū ana Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, ki te tāone o Pāharakeke, i Heretaunga. E arahina ana, e pou herea ana hoki ngā akoranga katoa puta noa i te marautanga o te kura e ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua. Ka mahi ngātahi te whānau ki te poipoi me te hāpai i te tū o ngā ākonga hei raukura mō Ngāti Kahungunu mō meāke nei.

Tērā ka whakahaeretia e Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga te arotake whai muri o Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga i roto i ngā tau e toru. 

1 Te Horopaki

Hopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki te tihi o Mānono! Tomokia!

E tū ana Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, ki te tāone o Pāharakeke i Heretaunga. E whakahaerehia ana te kura i raro i te maru o ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua, ā, e whakarato ana i te mātauranga rumaki reo Māori mō ngā ākonga o ngā tau 1 ki te 15. E pou herea ana ngā akoranga a ngā ākonga e ngā tikanga whakaaro o Te Aho Matua i āta whakatōngia ai ki te reo me ōna tikanga o Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka tātai whakapapa ngā ākonga me te whānau o te kura ki a Ngāti Kahungunu. Koia nei te tau rua tekau i whakaratohia ai te mātauranga rumaki reo Māori o Te Aho Matua ki te hapori, ngā whānau, ngā hapū, me te iwi o Ngāti Kahungunu.

Whai muri i te arotake o mua a Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, kua whakawhanake katoatia e te whānau o te kura tā rātou marau ā-kura, ā rātou tohu raukura hoki, hei hāpai i te whakaako me te ako.

2 Te Tino Uaratanga

He pēhea rawa ngā ākonga e whakatinana ana i ngā tūmanako me ngā wawata o te whānau, ngā hapū, me te iwi?

He pakari te whakatinana o ngā ākonga i te whanonga me ngā waiaro e hāpai nui ana i ngā wawata o te whānau, ngā hapū, me te iwi.

Te Ira Tangata

E poipoia ana ngā ākonga ki tētahi taiao e akiaki ana, e hāpai ana hoki i te tū rangatira. He ngākau nui, he manawa whakahī anō hoki tō ā rātou whakapuakitanga kōrero e pā ana ki a rātou anō, ā, ki ō rātou hononga ki te whānau, ngā hapū, me te iwi. Ka whakapūmau ngā ākonga i ō rātou hononga mā ngā karakia, ngā mōteatea, me ngā waiata. E tino tautokona ana rātou mā te whai wāhi mātātoa o ngā kaumātua ki te taiao akoranga o te kura. Kei te tino māramahia, ka whakamanahia hoki e ngā ākonga te tirohanga, ngā tikanga, me ngā uaratanga o tō rātou kura. He kōkiritanga ā-kura e kīia ana ko Pīpīwharauroa, ā, ka whakatairanga tēnei i te oranga me te waiora o ngā ākonga mā te aronga nui ki te manaakitanga me te whanaungatanga. Ka whai hua te whakamahinga a te whānau i taua angamahi hei whakamōhio i ngā rautaki papai e whakapakari ana i te haumaru me te atawhai o te taiao ako. E ai ki te kura, nā tēnei angamahi, he nui ngā hua kua whai pānga mārika ki te rārangi ingoa, te whai wāhi mai o te whānau, me te piki ake i te tūnga o te kura ki te hapori. Ko te kaha whakatōpū i ngā ratonga tautoko ako o waho mō ngā ākonga i tāutuhia ai, e whakatairanga ana i te waiora o ngā ākonga mō tō rātou aronga toi whenuatanga. Ko ngā whakatutukitanga o ia ākonga, o ngā rōpū ākonga hoki e whakanuia ana e te whānau o te kura. Ka whakamana ngā ākonga i tō rātou tuakiri, ka tū pakari rātou, ā, ka arotahi ki te ako.

Te Reo

He māia, he manawa whakahī hoki tō ngā ākonga i a rātou e kōrero ana i te reo Māori. Ka rumakina rātou ki te hōhonutanga o ngā tūmomo horopaki ako, ngā tūmomo wheako ako hoki o te reo Māori, ā, e arotahi ana aua huarahi ki te kōkiri i tō rātou māramatanga me tā rātou matatau ki te reo Māori. He pai te whakawhiti whakaaro a ngā ākonga mō ā rātou akoranga ki ētahi atu mā te reo Māori. Kei ngā akomanga te kounga o ngā rauemi ako reo, hei hāpai, hei kōkiri hoki i te whakawhanaketanga reo o ngā ākonga, puta noa i te marautanga o te kura. Ko te whakapūmautanga me te whakahāngaitanga o te whakawhanaketanga ngaio o ngā kaiako ki te kura tuatahi - ngā tau 1 ki te 8 – e whai hua ana i roto i te whakawhanaketanga reo o ngā ākonga. Ka aro atu ngā ākonga o te kura tuatahi ki ō rātou tuākana, ā, he tino tauira rātou o te reo. Ka aro nui ngā kaiako ki te whakamahere me te whakarato mō ngā matea whakawhanaketanga reo o ia ākonga. Ko ngā wheako ako reo i whakahāngaitia ai ki te ākonga, ko ngā wheako ako reo hoki mō te katoa e whakatairanga ana i ngā akoranga mō ngā ākonga. Ka ngākau nui ngā ākonga ki te ako ngātahi i te reo ki ō rātou akomanga, ā, ki te kura whānui hoki.

Ngā Iwi

Ka rumakina ngā ākonga ki ngā akoranga hōhonu e whai pānga ana, e whai pūtake ana hoki ki a rātou, ki ō rātou whānau, ā, ki ngā taonga tuku iho a ō rātou hapū me tō rātou iwi. Ka kitea te ihumanea o ngā tuākana ki te mau i ngā mōteatea hōhonu, roa hoki a te iwi. He pakari tō rātou tū ki te kawe i te whānuitanga o ngā tūmomo mahi ārahi, ā, ka kitea tō rātou whakaaro nui ki te āta kawe i aua mahi mā te whānau. Ka āta kitea te tū pakari o ngā ākonga mō Ngā Iwi i roto i te māia, te mōhiotanga, me tō rātou pūmanawa e kawea ana e rātou ki aua tūnga. Ka whakatairangatia te ako a ngā ākonga i Ngā Iwi, mā te whai wāhi mātātoa o tō rātou whānau puta noa i ngā kaupapa me ngā huihuinga ki tua atu i te marautanga, tae atu ki te kapa haka, ngā hākinakina, me ngā haerenga. He aronga nui tā te whānau o te kura ki te whakawhanake i ngā uri o Ngāti Kahungunu kia tūmāia, kia mātau, kia whai aronga hoki.

Te Ao

E whiwhi ana ngā ākonga i te whānuitanga o ngā tūmomo wheako akoranga e whakawhānui ana i tō rātou tirohanga ki te ao, mā ngā horopaki tuku iho me ngā horopaki o tēnei ao hurihuri. Ko te whai wāhi nui mai o ngā kaumātua ki ngā akoranga a ngā ākonga i ia te wā, e hāpai ana i ngā ākonga ki te noho pakirehua me te ako i ngā tirohanga tuku iho a te Māori ki te ao, me ngā whakapono tuku iho anō hoki. Ka whakarato te whānau o te kura i ngā haerenga o ia tau, hei whakawero, hei whakakoia hoki i te tupu o ngā tirohanga o ngā ākonga ki te kanorau me tō rātou ao Māori. Ka whai hua ngā ākonga ki te whakawhiti kōrero ki ētahi atu, ka whakapuaki i ā rātou wheako, ā, ka whakatau i ngā whakaritenga e whai pānga ana ki te kura me te whānau. He maha ngā whai wāhitanga o ngā ākonga ki te mahi ngātahi me te whakapuaki i ō rātou whakaaro mā te reo Māori ki ngā horopaki ōkawa pērā i te kapa haka, te Koroneihana, Te Matatini, me ētahi atu kaupapa ka tū ki te hapori. Nā te hangarau ka toro atu ngā ākonga ki te ao whānui. E whanake ana te maioha me te māramatanga o ngā ākonga ki ngā tini āhuatanga o te ao māoriori, te ao tūturu, te ao hou, me te ao tuku iho e noho nei rātou.

Āhuatanga Ako

E noho hihiri ana ngā ākonga, ā, ka whai wāhi rātou ki ngā akoranga e whai pūtake ana puta noa i te kura. Ka ārahi ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua i te whakapuakitanga o ngā kaiako i te marautanga o te kura mō ngā whakaakoranga me ngā akoranga. Ka whakarato ngā hōtaka i ngā whai wāhitanga mō ngā ākonga ki te ako mā te pakirehua. Ka whakamanahia ngā kaumātua hei puna o te mātauranga me ngā whakaakoranga. Ka whakanuia hoki te reo o ngā ākonga e ngā kaiako, mō te whakatakotoranga o ia akomanga me ngā hōtaka akoranga. Ka whiwhi ngā ākonga i ngā taunekeneke ako papai ki waenga i a rātou anō, ki ngā kaiako, ā, ki te whānau whānui tonu o te kura. Ka kitea te manaaki me te whakaute ki waenga i a rātou anō. He matawhānui ngā mahi whakamahere me ngā mahi whakariterite, ā, ka āta whai kiko, ka kitea hoki te whai pānga o te āta tātari i ngā paetae ākonga ki aua mahi. He pai te aro atu a ngā kaiako ki ngā matea ako o ia ākonga. Ka whakamahia e ngā kaiako me te kura te whānuitanga o ngā tūmomo rautaki e tautoko ana i te ako o ngā ākonga i tāutuhia ai hei hāpai ake. Ko ētahi o ēnei, ko ngā ratonga a te Kaiako Takawaenga o te Ako me te Whanonga me te Kaituitui i te Mātauranga Matea Tauwhāiti. Ko ngā taumata ā-tau a te kura mō ngā paetae ākonga o Me Reo Matatini me te Pāngarau, e whai pānga ana hoki ki te āta whakahāngaitanga o ngā akoranga ngaio me te whakawhanaketanga ngaio o ngā kaiako.

Ka āta aroturukitia te ahu whakamua me ngā whakatutukitanga o ngā ākonga i roto i Te Reo Matatini me te Pāngarau, mā Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. Pūrongotia ai aua mōhiohio i ia te wā ki te whānau me te poari. He pai te noho whakakotahi a ngā kaimahi, tae atu ki ngā hui kaiako i ia te wā ki te aroturuki i te ahu whakamua, te ako, te whai wāhi, me ngā paetae whānui a ngā ākonga. He aronga rautaki tā te kura ki ngā mahi whakaako, hei whakatairanga ake i ngā paetae ākonga. He pai te whakatakotoranga o ngā pūkete o ngā ākonga, e kapo atu ana ēnei i te huarahi ako o ia ākonga. E whakaongaongatia ana ngā ākonga ki tētahi taiao e hāpai nui ana i te ako, ā, e aro nui ana ki te whakatairanga i ngā paetae ākonga.

Ngā wāhanga i tāutuhia ai e te kura hei whakawhanake ake

E taunaki ana Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga kia whai whakaaro te whānau o te kura ki ngā huarahi ka whakatairanga ake tā rātou kōkiritanga a Pīpīwharauroa i te whai wāhi mai, te ako, me ngā paetae o ngā ākonga o te wharekura. Tāpiri atu ki tēnā, me whakatutuki te poari me ngā kaiwhakahaere o te kura i te arohaehae mō ngā kaiako o te wharekura, hei whakarato i ia te wā i ngā mōhiohio aromātai o roto mō te whai pānga o ngā mahi whakaako ki te wharekura mō te whai wāhi, te ako, me ngā paetae a ngā ākonga.

3 Te Arotake Whaiaro me te Ārahitanga

Ko ngā matea me ngā wawata o ngā ākonga, o ō rātou whānau, o ngā hapū me te iwi kei te pūtake o te kāwanatanga me te ārahitanga. Ko te pakari o te kāwana, me te āta tuhi i te arotake e hāpai ana i te whakaritenga a te whānau i te whakaratonga o te kura i te mātauranga o te kounga kairangi e tika ana mō ngā ākonga.

He pai te whakamōhio i te poari mō ngā whakahaeretanga o te kura i ia rā, ā, he pakari anō hoki te whakatutukitanga a te poari i āna kawenga kāwanatanga katoa. Ka tohaina ngā rauemi o te kura hei whakatutuki i ngā kaupapa matua ā-tau me ngā whāinga o te kura mō ngā akoranga me ngā whakatutukitanga o ngā ākonga. Ko ngā whakawhanaketanga ngaio i whakamaheretia ai mō ngā kaiako o te kura whānui, e hāngai ana ki ngā paetae ākonga e pūrongohia ana mā te tumuaki me te poari. Ka whakamahia ngā tukanga aromātai o roto hei aroturuki i te whai huatanga o te marau o te kura, hei whakapai i te whai wāhi me te eke angitu o ngā ākonga. He pai te tūnga o te whānau ki te kōkiri i ngā akoranga me ngā paetae ākonga e pou herea ana e te reo me ōna tikanga o Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka hāngai hoki tēnei ki te whai wāhi mātātoa mai, te ārahitanga anō hoki o ngā kaumātua ki ngā āhuatanga katoa o te kura me te kāwanatanga, te whakahaeretanga hoki.

4 Te Whakatau a te Whānau ki ngā Wāhanga Tautukunga

I mua atu i te whakahaerenga o te arotake i whakatutukihia e te poari me te tumuaki he Tauāki Kupu Tūturu a te Whānau mā Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, me tētahi Rārangi Arowhai Tātari Whaiaro. I roto i ēnei tuhinga i oati rātou i whāia e rātou ngā huarahi whai take hei whakatutuki i ā rātou herenga ā-ture e pā ana ki:

  • ngā whakahaere a te poari
  • te marautanga
  • ngā whakahaere mō te hauora, te haumaru, me te oranga tinana
  • ngā whakahaere o ngā kaimahi
  • ngā whakahaere o te pūtea
  • ngā whakahaere o ngā rawa me ngā taonga.

I te wā o te arotake, i whakamātauhia e Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga ngā āhuatanga i raro iho nei, i te mea he nui te pānga o ēnei ki ngā paetae o ngā ākonga:

  • te haumaru aronganui o ngā ākonga (tāpiri atu ki te ārai i ngā mahi whakawetiweti me ngā mahi whakaaito)
  • te haumaru ā-tinana o ngā ākonga
  • te rēhitatanga o ngā kaiako
  • ngā tukanga ki te whakatū kaimahi
  • te whakaunu, te aukati, te pana me te whakarerenga
  • te tae ā-tinana atu a ngā ākonga ki te kura.

5 Ngā Taunakitanga

  • Kia āta tirohia tonuhia ngā āhuatanga o te aromātai o roto puta noa i te kura, tae atu ki ngā mahi rautaki me ngā whakaakoranga, hei whakatairanga ake, hei kōkiri ake hoki i ngā paetae ākonga me ngā whāinga rautaki e pā ana ki te kura whānui.

Te Whakarāpopototanga

E tū ana Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, ki te tāone o Pāharakeke, i Heretaunga. E arahina ana, e pou herea ana hoki ngā akoranga katoa puta noa i te marautanga o te kura e ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua. Ka mahi ngātahi te whānau ki te poipoi me te hāpai i te tū o ngā ākonga hei raukura mō Ngāti Kahungunu mō meāke nei.

Hei ā hea Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga arotake anō ai i te kura?

Tērā ka whakahaeretia e Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga te arotake whai muri o Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga i roto i ngā tau e toru.

Lynda Pura-Watson

Kaiurungi Whakaturuki Arotake Māori

18 Whiringa-ā-rangi, 2016

Ngā Kōrero e pā ana ki te kura

Te tūwāhi

Kei Pāharakeke, ki Heretaunga

Te tau a te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

2445

Te tūmomo kura

He kura hiato (he wharekura)

Te tokomaha o ngā ākonga o te kura

142

Te ira tangata

Kōtiro 83

Tama tāne 59

Ngā hononga ā-iwi

Māori

100%

Ngā āhuatanga motuhake

Kura Kaupapa Māori Te Aho Matua

Te wā i te kura te rōpū arotake

Mahuru 2016

Te rā o tēnei pūrongo

18 Whiringa-ā-rangi, 2016

Ngā pūrongo o mua a Te Tari Arotake Mātauranga

Arotake Mātauranga Te Aho Matua

Arotake Mātauranga Te Aho Matua

Arotake Tāpiri

Poutū-te-rangi 2013

Hakihea 2009

Hui-tanguru 2007

Findings

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga is in Flaxmere, Hastings. Te Aho Matua principles guide and underpin all learning across the kura marautanga. The whānau work together to nurture and support students towards becoming future leaders for Ngāti Kahungunu.

The next ERO review of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga will be in three years. 

1 Context

Hopukia! Piki ake kake ake ki te tihi o Mānono! Tomokia!”

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga is in Flaxmere, Hastings. The kura operates in accordance with the principles of Te Aho Matua, providing Māori immersion education for students from Years 1 to 15. Student learning is underpinned by Te Aho Matua philosophy embedded in te reo me ōna tikanga of Ngāti Kahungunu. Students and kura whānau have strong whakapapa links to Ngāti Kahungunu. This year marks twenty years of Te Aho Matua Māori immersion education service to the local community, whānau, hapū and iwi of Ngāti Kahungunu.

Since the last ERO review, the kura whānau have developed fully their marau ā-kura and graduate profile to support teaching and learning.

2 Te Tino Uaratanga

How well do students exemplify the hopes and aspirations of whānau, hapū and iwi?

Students confidently display behaviour and attitudes that reflect the aspirations of whānau, hapū and iwi.

Te Ira Tangata

Students are nurtured in an environment that encourages and supports tū rangatira. They express themselves with passion and pride to others about who they are and their connections to whānau, hapū and iwi. Students reinforce their connections through karakia, mōteatea and waiata. They are well supported by the active involvement and participation of kaumātua in the kura learning environment. Student’s understand well and show respect for their kura philosophy, protocols and values. The kura wide initiative Pīpīwharauroa enhances student wellness and wellbeing focused on manaakitanga and whanaungatanga. Kura whānau effectively use this framework to inform positive strategies that build a safe and caring learning environment. The kura reports that this has had a marked positive impact on the roll, whānau participation and a rise in the public profile of the kura. Strong collaboration between external learning support agencies for students identified enhance the overall wellbeing of students and their sense of belonging. The individual and collective achievements of students are celebrated by kura whānau. Students value their identity, are confident and focused on learning.

Te Reo

Students speak Māori with confidence and pride. They are immersed in rich and relevant language learning contexts and experiences that focus on advancing their understanding and fluency in te reo Māori. Students communicate well to others about their learning through te reo Māori. Classrooms are equipped with quality language learning resources to support and advance students language development across the kura curriculum. Sustained and targeted professional development for kaiako of kura tuatahi, Y1-8, is having a positive impact on student language development. Kura tuatahi students look to their tuākana who are positive language role models. Kaiako are highly responsive to planning and providing for the individual language development needs of their students. Personalised and shared language learning experiences enhance learning for students. Students enjoy the collaborative language learning culture in their classrooms and across the kura.

Ngā Iwi

Students are immersed in learning that is relevant, rich and meaningful to them, their whānau, hapū and iwi traditions. Tuākana demonstrate an outstanding capacity to retain complex and lengthy iwi mōteatea. They assume with confidence the various leadership roles and responsibilities and show mindfulness to model these well to whānau. Student ownership of ngā iwi is particularly seen in the way they carry these roles out with confidence, knowledge and ability. Students learning about ngā iwi is enhanced through the active involvement of their whānau across the various extra-curricular activities and events, including kapa haka, sports and haerenga. There is a strong focus by the kura whānau to develop confident, competent and focused contributors to Ngāti Kahungunu.

Te Ao

Students receive a diverse range of learning experiences that broadens their world view from traditional to contemporary contexts. Regular participation and involvement of kaumātua for student learning enables students to inquire and learn about traditional Māori world views and beliefs. The kura whānau provide annual haerenga that challenge and affirm students developing views about diversity, and their Māori world. Students effectively communicate with others, share experiences and make decisions that contribute to the kura and the whānau. Students have many opportunities to work together and express their views through te reo Māori in more formal settings such as kapa haka, Koroneihana, Te Matatini and other community held events. Access to technology allows students to participate in the global community. Students are developing an appreciation and understanding about the complexities of the natural, physical, contemporary and traditional worlds they are part of.

Āhuatanga Ako

Students are motivated and engaged in purposeful learning across the kura. Te Aho Matua principles guide kaiako in the delivery of their kura Marautanga for teaching and learning. Programmes provide students with opportunities to learn through inquiry. Kaumātua are honoured as repositories of knowledge and learning. Student’s voice is highly valued by kaiako for the design of classroom environments and programmes of learning. Students experience positive learning interactions between each other, kaiako and the wider kura whānau. They show care and respect for each other. Planning and preparation is comprehensive and detailed, informed by good analyses of student achievement information. Kaiako respond well to the individual learning needs of their students. Wider learning support strategies are used by kaiako and kura wide for individual students identified as needing additional support. These include services by the Resource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) and SENCO. The kura achievement annual targets around Te Reo Matatini and Pāngarau also include focused kaiako professional learning and development.

Student progress and achievement across Te Reo Matatini and Pāngarau is monitored well through Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori (NWRM). This information is reported regularly to whānau and to the board. There is good collaboration between staff, including regular kaiako hui to monitor student progress, learning, engagement and overall achievement. There is a strategic focus by the kura on teaching practice to lift achievement of students. Well-presented student profiles summarise the student’s learning journey. Students are stimulated in an environment conducive to learning and focused on raising achievement.

Kura identified areas of development

ERO recommends that the kura whānau consider ways that their current initiative, Pīpīwharauroa, can raise Wharekura student engagement, learning and achievement. In addition, the kura board and management need to carry out staff appraisal for Wharekura kaiako to provide regular internal evaluation information about the impact of Wharekura teaching practice on student engagement, learning and achievement.

3 Self Review and leadership

Students, their whānau, hapū and iwi needs and aspirations are at the centre of governance and leadership. Strong governance and well documented review support the whānau to ensure that the kura provides an appropriate and high quality education for its students.

The board are kept well informed on the daily management of the kura and ably carry out all governance responsibilities. Kura resources are allocated to meet the kura annual priorities and goals for student learning and achievement. Kura wide planned professional development for kaiako are informed by student achievement information reported to the Tumuaki and board. Internal evaluation processes are used to monitor the effectiveness of kura Marau to improve student engagement and achievement. The whānau are well placed in their pursuit for student learning and achievement underpinned by te reo me ōna tikanga o Ngāti Kahungunu. This includes the active involvement and guidance of local kaumātua in all aspects of kura life, governance and management.

4 Whānau assurance on legal requirements

Before the review, the board of trustees and principal completed the ERO Whānau Assurance Statement and Self-Audit Checklists. In these documents they attested that they had taken all reasonable steps to meet their legislative obligations related to: 

  • board administration
  • curriculum
  • management of health, safety and welfare
  • personnel management
  • financial management
  • asset management. 

During the review, ERO checked the following items because they have a potentially high impact on student achievement: 

  • emotional safety of students (including prevention of bullying and sexual harassment)
  • physical safety of students
  • teacher registration
  • processes for appointing staff
  • stand-downs, suspensions, expulsions and exclusions
  • attendance. 

5 Recommendation

  • Continue to examine aspects of internal evaluation across the kura, including strategic and teaching, that will further enhance and accelerate student achievement and kura wide strategic goals.

Conclusion

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga is in Flaxmere, Hastings. Te Aho Matua principles guide and underpin all learning across the kura marautanga. The whānau work together to nurture and support students towards becoming future leaders for Ngāti Kahungunu.

When is ERO likely to review the kura again?

The next ERO review of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga will be in three years.

Lynda Pura-Watson

Deputy Chief Review Officer Māori

18 November 2016 

Information about the Kura

Location

Kei Pāharakeke, ki Heretaunga

Ministry of Education profile number

2445

Kura type

Composite (Wharekura)

Kura roll

142

Gender composition

Girls 83

Boys 59

Ethnic composition

Māori

100%

Special features

Kura Kaupapa Māori Te Aho Matua

Review team on site

September 2016

Date of this report

18 November 2016

Most recent ERO report(s)

Te Aho Matua Review

Te Aho Matua Review

Supplementary Review

March 2013

December 2009

February 2007



1 He Whakamārama

Te Pūrongo Te Aho Matua

Ko te pūtake o ngā pūrongo a te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, ko te whakamōhio i te whānau me te hāpori whānui i te kounga o te mātauranga e whakaratohia ana e ngā kura, ā, e whakawhiwhia ana e ngā tamariki. E takunetia ana ngā pūrongo a te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, kia mārama, kia hāngai pū, kia mārohirohi, kia aromātai. E whakautu ana tētahi pūrongo a te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, i te pātai aromātai e pā ana ki te Tino Uaratanga. Nā runga i te whānuitanga o taua pātai, ka pūrongo te Tari Arotake Mātauranga i te kounga o te mātauranga Te Aho Matua me ngā putanga akoranga mō ngā ākonga. Ka pūrongo hoki te Tari Arotake Mātauranga i ngā tukanga e pā ana ki te arotake whaiaro me ngā whakaritenga o ngā kura kaupapa Māori o Te Aho Matua.

2 Te Whakarāpopototanga Te Aho Matua

Hopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono. Tomokia!

E tū ana Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, ki te rohe o te Matau-a-Māui, ki te hapori o Pāharakeke. He tino hononga ā-whakapapa tō ngā ākonga, te whānau, me ngā kaimahi ki a Ngāti Kahungunu. E whakarato ana te kura i te mātauranga rumaki reo mō ngā ākonga o ngā Tau 1 ki te 15, ā, e whakapakari ana ngā wheako akoranga a ngā ākonga ki tētahi taiao e poipoi mārikatia ana e ngā tikanga me ngā kawa o Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka mahi ngātahi te kāhui manu taupua – arā te poari – me te whānau, ngā kaimahi hoki, ki te poipoi me te hāpai i ngā ākonga, kia tū ai rātou ā tōna wā hei rangatira mō Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka tū māia ngā ākonga, ā, ka whakaatu i te aronga toi whenuatanga me te waiora.

I whakatau ngātahi te whānau o te kura me te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, ko Te Ira Tangata te kaupapa aromātai mō tēnei arotake. E arotahi ana tēnei ki te ākonga, ki ngā putanga o Te Aho Matua e wawatahia ana, me ngā mahi, ngā whakapono hoki o te whānau ka whai pānga ki aua putanga. Ko ngā wawata kia angitu ngā ākonga, kia tutuki rātou i ō rātou hiahia, ā, kia pakari tō rātou tū takitahi, ka āta kitea ki te tirohanga o te whānau, arā, kiHopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono. Tomokia!Ko ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua, tae atu hoki ki ngā uaratanga o te kura, ka tuituia puta noa ki ngā kaupapa here me ngā whakaritenga i te kura. Ka ārahi, ka whai aronga, ka hāpai hoki ēnei i ngā ākonga, ngā kaimahi, me te whānau. Kua āta whakaritea te ahurea mauritau i te kura, ā, ka whakatauirahia hoki e te whānau me ngā kaimahi.

Nō nā tata tonu nei te poari me ngā kaimahi i arotake ai i tā rātou tūtohinga i te kura, me te mahere rautaki, hei āta whakarite i tā rātou whakahono atu ki ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua. E arotahi ana te kura ki te ahunga whakamua a te ākonga, me te eke angitu. Ka whai hua te whakahaeretanga o ngā tūranga o te poari, me ā rātou kawenga mahi. E whakarato ana te whānau o te kura i te whānuitanga o ngā whai wāhitanga e hāpai ana i ngā ākonga ki te eke angitu me te noho pārekareka hoki ki ā rātou akoranga. Ko te tino whāinga o te kura, kia wheako ngā ākonga i te angitu hei uri manawa whakahī o Ngāti Kahungunu.

He tākare ngā ākonga, ā, e whai pānga nui ana ki a rātou, ko tō rātou taiao, me te whakatinanatanga hoki o ngā tikanga, ngā uaratanga hoki o te kura

He mātātoa, he māia hoki te tūhura me te taunekeneke a ngā ākonga i tō rātou taiao, ki tua atu hoki

He whakaute ngā ākonga ki ngā akoranga a ō rātou tūpuna, ā, ka tuituia ēnei i a rātou e whakatutuki ana i ō rātou tūranga, ā rātou kawenga mahi hoki i roto i tō rātou whānau, tō rātou hapū, tō rātou iwi hoki

Ka manawareka ngā ākonga nā te whai wāhitanga ki te whānui o ngā tūmomo wheako e whai tikanga ana, ā, ka hāpai anō hoki i a rātou ki te whakatutuki i ngā wawata o tō rātou whānau, tō rātou hapū, tō rātou iwi hoki

He angitu, he hihiri, he ngana hoki ngā ākonga ki te ako.

Whakaritenga Whaimuri

E whakapono ana te Tari Arotake Mātauranga e āhei ana te poari ki te whakahaere i te kura, i runga i te whai whakaarotanga nui ki ngā ākonga me te Karauna, ā, e āhei ana hoki rātou ki te whakatinana i ngā whakapainga i tāutuhia ai ki tēnei pūrongo.

Ka arotakehia anō e te Tari Arotake Mātauranga te kura, hei wāhanga o te huringa arotake o te wā.

3 He Whakamārama

Te Tauāki o Ngā Putanga o Te Aho Matua

E whakahaerehia ana Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga i runga i ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua. Ka kitea Te Aho Matua ki ngā whakaritenga kia tau ai te taiao o te kura, ā, i reira ngā akoranga a ngā ākonga e ākina ana, e hāpaitia ana hoki. E whakawhanake ana te mōhio o ngā ākonga ki te whai pānga pai o Te Aho Matua ki te whakawhanaketanga o te tangata, te tū pakari, me te kiritau.

Te Tirohanga a te Whānau mō Te Aho Matua

Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono

Hopukia! Tomokia!

Ko Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, te tirohanga o te whānau Huata. I tīmatahia te wawata i te whakatūnga o tētahi kōhanga reo ki Bridge Pā. Whai muri mai, ka whakatūngia te kura ki tōna wāhi. Ko Te Aho Matua te tūāpapa, ā, ko ngā whakaritenga, ngā tikanga, me ngā kawa, e ahu mai ana i a Ngāti Kahungunu. Ko tā te whānau tirohanga, kia whakatutukihia ngā pūmanawa o ngā rangatahi katoa, ki ngā wāhanga katoa o tā rātou mātauranga, kia tū pakari, kia tū mātātoa hoki ki Aotearoa. Ko te whāinga o te kura i whakapuakihia ki te tauāki tirohanga, e whakatakoto ana i te tūāpapa mō ngā whakaakoranga, ngā akoranga hoki.

Te Kaupapa Aromātai

I whakatau ngātahi te whānau o te kura me te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, ko tā rātou kaupapa aromātai e pēnei ana, arā,‘Kia tū pakari, tū rangatira ia hei raukura mō tōna iwi.’Ko ngā tino whāinga me ngā putanga hoki e tūmanakohia ana mō tēnei kaupapa aromātai, ka tāutuhia ki ia wāhanga o Te Aho Matua.

4 Ngā Whakaaturanga Aromātai o ngā Kaupapa

Ngā Tino Uaratanga

E tino hāpaitia ana ngā ākonga ki te whakatutuki i ngā wawata, ngā tūmanako hoki o tō rātou whānau, tō rātou hapū, tō rātou iwi hoki.

Te Ira Tangata

He pakari ngā ākonga – ā-tinana, ā-wairua, ā-waiora hoki. Ka ako rātou ki tētahi taiao haumaru e poipoi ana i a rātou.

E tū ana te kura ki tētahi taiao ātaahua e whakatakoto ana i te mauritau ki ngā whakaakoranga, ngā akoranga hoki. Ko ngā taiao akoranga puta noa i te kura, e whai ana i te maha o ngā rauemi hei poipoi i ngā matea akoranga o ngā ākonga. Ka whakaatuhia ngā rauemi, ā, e wātea ana hoki ki ngā ākonga, hei whakamahinga. He hihiri ngā akomanga, ā, ka whai pānga anō hoki ki te whai huatanga o ngā whakaakoranga me ngā akoranga, me te harikoa hoki o ngā ākonga ki te whai wāhi atu. Nā te mauritau me te hāpai hoki o ngā hononga, ka kitea te noho pūmau, te noho tūturu hoki o te whanaungatanga ki te ahurea o te kura. He rangimārie te wairua o te kura.

Haere ai ngā kaiako ki ngā wānanga e pā ana ki ngā tikanga me ngā kawa o Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka āta whātoro atu hoki ki ngā pūkenga i roto i ia whānau, hei whakapuaki i ngā akoranga ā-ahurea. Ka kitea te pakari o ngā uaratanga a ngā ākonga, i roto i ā rātou akoranga, ā rātou taunekeneke hoki. Ka tū pakari rātou, ā, he manawa whakahī anō hoki tō rātou, i runga i te mōhio, he uri rātou nō Ngāti Kahungunu.

E arotahi ana te hōtaka Tamahine Mihi, ki te whakawhanaketanga me te waiora o te ākonga. Ka komokomo tēnei i ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua me te aronga a Ngāti Kahungunu ki te whakahaere i te whanonga, ki tētahi taiao haumaru e hāpai ana i te ākonga. Ka āta tiakina ngā matea ā-tinana o ngā ākonga nā ngā hōtaka tautoko, ngā kaiāwhina, me ngā ratonga o waho. Nā te tokoiti ki ngā akomanga, ka aro wawe ki ngā ākonga i ngā wā e tika ana. Ka whakanui te whānau i te kai hauora, ngā mahi hauora hoki nā te tautoko o ngā ratonga hauora o te hapori. He mātātoa te whai wāhi atu o ngā ākonga ki ngā hākinakina ki te kura, ki tua atu hoki. Kua eke angitu rātou i ā rātou tūmomo hākinakina. Ka whai wāhi atu ngā ākonga ki te whānuitanga o ngā tūmomo taumahi ki te taiao o ngā akomanga, o te kura, ā, ki tua atu anō hoki.

  • He harikoa, he tau hoki te āhua o ngā ākonga

  • He manawa whakahī tō ngā ākonga, he māia hoki

  • Ka aro ngā ākonga ki ngā mahi, ā, ka mōhio, ka whai hoki i ngā tūmanako

  • Ka ako ngā ākonga ko wai rātou.

Te Reo Māori

E whakawhanake ana ngā ākonga i ngā pūkenga me te māia ki te whakawhiti kōrero mā te reo Māori.

He mātau, he pakari hoki ngā kaiako ki te kōrero i te reo Māori, ā, he tino tauira rātou o te reo Māori, mō ngā ākonga. He tino tauira anō hoki ngā ākonga i te kura, i a rātou e whakatau manuhiri ana. Ka whakamahi ngā ākonga i ngā mōteatea, ngā karakia, me ngā waiata hei whakatairanga i tō rātou mōhiotanga ki ngā whakapapa me ngā kōrero tuku iho o Ngāti Kahungunu.

Ka whakamahi ngā kaiako o te wharekura i te whānuitanga o ngā rautaki hei whakapiki ake i te kounga o te reo Māori e kōrerohia ana, ā, hei whakariterite hoki i ngā ākonga mō ngā whakataetae o Ngā Manu Kōrero. Ka tū pai ngā ākonga ki ngā whakataetae ā-rohe, ā-motu tonu ki Ngā Manu Kōrero me ngā mahi haka. Ka whakatōpū ngā kaiako me ngā mema o te whānau i ō rātou ake pūkenga hei hāpai i ngā ākonga ki te tū hei kaiārahi i te kura, i ngā horopaki Māori, i te ao whānui hoki.

Kua tāutuhia ngā whāinga rautaki ā-kura me ngā paetae ākonga ā-kura hoki e tūmanakohia ana. Ko te tino aronga mō te tau 2013, ko te reo ā-waha. Kua āta tātarihia ngā hōtaka ā-kura o te tau 2012 mō te kura tuatahi, ā, kua whakahonoa hoki ki Ngā Whanaketanga. Ka whakamahia aua hōtuku hei whakamōhio i ngā mātua i ngā wā e rua o ia tau, mō te ahunga whakamua o ā rātou tamariki. Ka whai pānga anō hoki ki ngā whakataunga me te whakatakotoranga hoki o ngā whāinga rautaki. He pakari ngā kaiako o te kura tuatahi ki te whakamahi i Ngā Whanaketanga, he wāhanga tonu o te tukanga aromatawai. Engari, kāhore anō ngā kaiako o ngā tau 7 ki te 8, kia whakatinana i Ngā Whanaketanga. Kua whakaritea tētahi hōtaka ako, whakawhanaketanga ngaio hoki mō te wāhanga tuatahi, hei āwhina i a rātou ki te whakatinana i Ngā Whanaketanga.

  • E mōhio ana ngā ākonga, ko te whakamahinga i te reo Māori ka hāpai anō hoki i a rātou ki te whakapuaki i tō rātou tuakiri

  • Ka whai whakaaro ki ngā matea reo o ia ākonga

  • Ka whai wāhi ngā ākonga ki te whānuitanga o ngā wheako akoranga hei whakatairanga i tō rātou mōhiotanga, tō rātou māramatanga hoki ki te reo me ngā tikanga.

Ngā wāhanga hei arotake, hei whakawhanake anō

Te whakapai ake i te mātau ki te reo Māori, puta noa i te kura. I tāutu te pūrongo o mua a te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, me whakapakari ake te reo Māori puta noa i te kura. Ko te whakataunga a te kura ki te noho wātea ki te katoa, e pā tōraro ana ki te noho rumaki reo o te kura. Ka kitea te kaha ake o te tautoko mō ngā kaiako me ngā ākonga, hei whakatairanga i te mātau, i te māia anō hoki o ngā ākonga i roto i te reo Māori. Ka rongo whānui tonu i te reo Pākehā e whakamahia ana ki te kura. He mea nui, kia whakapiki ake te whakahaeretanga o te kura i ngā rautaki ka hāpai ake i ngā hōtaka akomanga, i ngā ākonga hoki e mau ana i te iti noa o te reo Māori.

Te whakapiki ake i te hononga o te kura me te whānau, mō te ako a ngā ākonga i te reo Māori. He mea tino nui, kia tūhura te kura i ngā huarahi ka whakahono atu rātou ki ngā whānau, hei hāpai ake i te reo Māori i ngā kāinga.

Ngā Iwi

He harikoa ngā ākonga, ā, ka whakaute, ka tautoko hoki rātou i ētahi atu.

E pou here ana ngā kaupapa o Ngāti Kahungunu i ngā whakaakoranga me ngā akoranga, ā, ka whakakoia i ngā hononga ā-whakapapa mō ngā ākonga. Ka ako ngā ākonga ko wai rātou, nō hea rātou hoki. I āta whakatakotohia te hanganga o te kura, hei āta kite rātou i tō rātou maunga. E mau ana ngā akomanga i ngā ingoa e whai pānga whakahirahira ana ki te whānau o te kura. Kua whakatōngia, kua whakapūmautia hoki ngā ariā o te whanaungatanga, te manaakitanga, me te aroha. He pakari te whanaungatanga ki waenga i te kura, te whānau, me te iwi. Ka āta kitea te manaakitanga ki te kura, me tō rātou kaha ki te manaaki manuhiri. Ka kitea ngā mātāpono o Te Aho Matua ki ngā whakaritenga i te kura.

Haere ai ngā ākonga ki ngā hui ā-iwi, ki te ako i ngā kaupapa o te wā, o mua hoki mō Ngāti Kahungunu. Ka whai wāhi nui rātou ki ngā marae o Kahungunu, ā, he pakari tā rātou kawe i ngā taumahi i ngā marae, me ngā mahi ārahi anō hoki i te wā e hiahiatia ana.

  • He pai te taunekeneke a ngā ākonga i te kura, i ngā marae, i te hapori hoki

  • Ka tū pai ngā ākonga hei tangata whenua ki te taha o ngā manuhiri

  • I roto i ā rātou mahi, ka whakaatu ngā ākonga i ngā tikanga me ngā kawa e hāngai pū ana ki tō rātou iwi

  • Ka wheako ngā ākonga i te whānuitanga o ngā tūranga hei kaiāwhina, hei kaiārahi hoki

  • He harikoa ngā ākonga ki te taiao akoranga a te whānau.

Te Ao

He pakari ngā ākonga ki te whakatewhatewha me te tūhura i te ao Māori me te ao whānui.

Ka wheako ngā ākonga i te whānuitanga o ngā tūmomo whai wāhitanga, ki te tūhura i a Ngāti Kahungunu, i tua atu anō hoki. Ko ngā haerenga ki tāwāhi e whakapūmau ana i ngā akoranga e pā ana ki ngā wāhi whakahirahira e whai pānga ana ki ngā tikanga tuku iho me ngā whakapapa o Ngāti Kahungunu. Kua whakaurua ngā ākonga tuākana ki ngā kaupapa whare wānanga, ā, kua eke angitu rātou i roto i te Mātauranga Māori. Ko te tae ā-tinana atu ki ngā kaupapa i ngā whare wānanga, e whakapakari ana i ngā hononga ki ētahi atu ākonga e whai ana hoki i aua tūmomo kaupapa.

Ko te kaupapa kaipara Māori, i whai pānga nui ki te akiaki i te whānau o te kura ki te whakapiki ake i tō rātou taha hauora, kori tinana hoki, me te whakatutuki haere i ngā whāinga uaua.

He tino rauemi ako te māra kai i whakaritea ai ki te kura, ā, ka ako ngā ākonga i ngā pūkenga, ngā tikanga hoki e pā ana ki te whakatō, te whakatupu, me te hauhake kai.

  • He mākohakoha ngā ākonga ki te whakamātau i ngā wheako hou e whakawero ā-tinana ana i a rātou ki taiao kē

  • He pārekareka ki ngā ākonga te whānuitanga o ngā akoranga e whakawero ana i a rātou, ā, ka whai wāhi mārika rātou ki ēnei

  • Ka whakamahi ngā ākonga i ō rātou pūmanawa auaha ki te whakapuaki i ō rātou māramatanga

  • Ka whakawhanake ngā ākonga i ngā hononga mauritau ki ngā tāngata katoa, ki ngā āhuatanga katoa

  • E noho mahuki ana ngā ākonga ki te ao e noho nei rātou.

Te wāhanga hei arotake, hei whakawhanake anō

Me akiaki ngā kaiako i te whakamahinga o ngā mōhiohio hangarau ki ō rātou akomanga, hei whakatairanga i ngā pūkenga o ngā ākonga, ā, hei hāpai anō hoki i ā rātou akoranga. I kitea e te Tari Arotake Mātauranga, kāhore ngā rauemi hangarau e tino whakamahia ana e ngā kaiako hei tino huarahi whakaako, ako hoki.

Āhuatanga Ako

He mātātoa te whai wāhi atu o ngā ākonga ki ngā akoranga.

Kua āta whakamaheretia, kua āta whakatinanahia ngā hōtaka akoranga o te kura tuatahi. Ka whakarato ēnei i ngā horopaki ahurea mō ngā wheako whakaako, ako hoki. E hono ana ngā mahere ki te Marautanga o Aotearoa, ki Te Aho Matua, ki Ngā Whanaketanga Rumaki Māori. E whakatutuki ana ngā mahere wharekura i te whakatinanatanga o Te Taumata Mātauranga ā-Motu Kua Taea. Ka whakamahia te whānuitanga o ngā rautaki whakaako kia ngana ai, kia hihiri ai hoki ngā ākonga. Ko ētahi o ngā rautaki, ko te whakamahi i ngā wā ako ka pupū ake, ko te katakata, ko te whakatauira, ko te whakarōpū ngātahi i te tuakana me te teina, me te hāpai a tētahi i tētahi.

Kua āta whakaritea te ako ki waenga i te whānau me ngā ākonga i te kura. Kua whakatutukihia, kua tuhia hoki ngā arohaehae i te āhua mahi. He mātātoa te aronga nui o te poari ki te kōkiri i ngā akoranga ngaio, ngā whakawhanaketanga ngaio hoki o ngā kaiako me te whānau. He whānui ngā whakawhanaketanga ngaio i whakatutukihia ai e ngā kaiako, hei whakapiki ake i te mōhiotanga ngaio, me te mātau ki te marautanga me te kiko o ngā kaupapa, kia pūmau tonu ai te kounga o te mātauranga e whakapuakihia ana ki ngā ākonga.

Kua whakaritea ngā mahinga akomanga, ngā rautaki whakahaere hoki, ā, e tino mōhiotia ana ēnei e ngā ākonga. Ka whakapuaki ngā kaiako i ngā whāinga ako ki ngā ākonga, ā, ka whakanuia hoki ā rātou whai wāhitanga. Ka akiaki ngā kaiako i ngā ākonga ki te tino whakamātau i roto i ā rātou akoranga. Ka hāpai hoki i te harikoa, i te tau hoki o ngā ākonga. Ka aro nui ngā ākonga ki ngā mahi, ā, kua rite ki te ako.

Ka whakamahia te whānuitanga o ngā tūmomo rautaki aromatawai e tika ana, hei aroturuki, hei hāpai hoki i ngā akoranga a ngā ākonga. Ka aroturukitia ētahi tino ākonga, ā, ka tino hāpaitia ā rātou akoranga.

E whakatutuki ana ngā ākonga o te wharekura i ngā tohu o Te Taumata Mātauranga ā-Motu Kua Taea. Ka whakanuia ngā whakatutukitanga a ngā ākonga e te whānau me te hapori.

  • He mātātoa te whakarongo o ngā ākonga
  • Ka mahi ngātahi ngā ākonga i roto i ngā rōpū
  • He tākare te āhua o ngā ākonga ki te ako
  • He harikoa ngā ākonga, ā, ka whai wāhi atu rātou.
Te wāhanga hei whakawhanake

E whakawhanakehia ana te marau ā-kura me te pūkete o te ākonga i tōna putanga i te kura. Ko ngā kawa me ngā tikanga o Ngāti Kahungunu te horopaki o te marau, ā, e arotahi ana tēnei ki te whakawhanake tonu i te katoa o te ākonga – ā-tinana, ā-wairua, ā-waiora, ā-tangata, ā-hinengaro hoki. Ahakoa kua whakatakotohia tētahi tirohanga whānui, he mea nui hoki kia whakatutukihia aua tuhinga, hei tino tūāpapa mō te whakatinanatanga o ngā hōtaka whakaako, ako hoki, puta noa i te kura.

5 Te Whakatau Te Aho Matua a te Whānau ki ngā Wāhanga Tautukunga

He whakamārama

I te wā o te arotake i whakatutukitia e te whānau me ngā kaimahi o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga, he Tauāki Kupu Tūturu a te Whānau Te Aho Matua, me tētahi Rārangi Arowhai TātariWhaiaro. I roto i ēnei tuhinga i oati rātou i whāia e rātou ngā huarahi whai take hei whakatutuki i ā rātou herenga ā-ture, tae atu ki ērā i tāutuhia ai ki ngā tuhinga a te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga, me ērā atu tuhinga e pā ana ki ngā wāhanga e ono o Te Aho Matua.

I te wā o te arotake, i whakamātauhia e te Tari Arotake Mātauranga ngā āhuatanga i raro iho nei, i te mea he nui te pānga o ēnei ki ngā paetae o ngā ākonga:

  • te haumaru aronganui o ngā ākonga (tae atu ki te whakahaere whanonga, te ārai i ngā mahi whakawetiweti me ngā mahi whakaaito, me ngā tukanga e pā ana ki ngā amuamu)
  • te haumaru ā-tinana (tae atu ki ngā kaupapa here me ngā tukanga e pā ana ki te mātauranga kei waho atu i te kura, te tāutu i ngā āhuatanga mōrearea, te ārai i ngā whara, ngā aituā, me ngā rongoā)
  • te rēhitatanga o ngā kaiako me ngā whakaritenga
  • te whakaunu, te aukati, te pana me te whakarerenga
  • te tae ā-tinana atu a ngā ākonga ki te kura.

Kāhore anō ngā kaiako o ngā tau 7 ki te 8 kia whakangungutia, hei whakatinana i Ngā Whanaketanga. Kua whakaritea tētahi wānanga mō rātou hei te wāhanga tuatahi, hei hāpai i a rātou ki te whakatinana i Ngā Whanaketanga ā te tau 2013.

6 Ngā Taunakitanga

Hei whakapai i āna āhuatanga mahi, me tahuri te poari ki te:

  • whakaoti te marau ā-kura me te pūkete o ngā ākonga ka puta i te kura, hei whakatakoto i te ara whakaako, ako hoki, puta noa i te kura

  • arotake, te whakawhanake hoki i te whakamahinga o ngā mōhiohio hangarau, ngā rauemi, me ngā taputapu, hei hāpai ake, hei whakatairanga ake hoki i ngā akoranga a ngā ākonga

  • whakapakari i te hononga ki waenga i te kura me te whānau, kia āhei ai ngā mātua ki te hāpai ake anō i ngā akoranga a te tamaiti, i tōna kāinga.

7 Whakaritenga Whaimuri

E whakapono ana te Tari Arotake Mātauranga e āhei ana te poari ki te whakahaere i te kura, i runga i te whai whakaarotanga nui ki ngā ākonga me te Karauna, ā, e āhei ana hoki rātou ki te whakatinana i ngā whakapainga i tāutuhia ai ki tēnei pūrongo.

Ka arotakehia anō e te Tari Arotake Mātauranga te kura, hei wāhanga o te huringa arotake o te wā.

Makere Smith

Kaiwhakahaere ā-Motu mō ngā Ratonga Arotake Māori (Te Uepū ā-Motu)

28 Poutü-te-rangi 2013

Ngā Kōrero mō te Kura

Te tūwāhi

Kei Heretaunga, ki te Matau-a-Māui

Te tau a te Tāhuhu o te Mātauranga

2445

Te tūmomo kura

He kura hiato (Tau 1-15)

Ngā kaiako:

mai i te rārangi ā-kura

ētahi atu

te maha o ngā kaiako

13.80

14.2

Te rārangi ā-kura

121

Ngā hononga ā-iwi

Māori

Te ira tangata

Tama tāne 62

Kōtiro 59

Ngā āhuatanga motuhake

Kura Kaupapa Māori Te Aho Matua

Te wā i te kura te rōpū arotake

Hui-tanguru 2013

Te wā i whakamanahia tēnei pūrongo

Poutū-te-rangi 2013

Ngā pūrongo o mua a te Tari Arotake Mātauranga

Arotake Te Aho Matua, Hakihea 2009

Arotake Tāpiri, Hui-tanguru 2007

Arotake Te Aho Matua, 2005

1 Background

Te Aho Matua Report

The purpose of the Education Review Office is to give whānau and the wider kura community information about the quality of education that kura provide and their children receive. Education Review Office reports are intended to be clear, concise, constructive and evaluative. An Education Review report answers an evaluative question about Te Tino Uaratanga. Under the overarching question the Education Review Office reports on the quality of Te Aho Matua education and learning outcomes for children. The Education Review Office also reports on self review processes and practices of Te Aho Matua kura kaupapa Māori.

2 Te Aho Matua Summary

Hopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono. Tomokia!

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga is in the Hawkes Bay region, in the suburb of Flaxmere, Hastings. Students, whānau and staff have strong whakapapa links to Ngāti Kahungunu The kura provides an immersion education for Years 1 to 15 students where their learning experiences are strengthened in an environment grounded in tikanga and kawa of Ngāti Kahungunu. The kāhui manu taupua (board), whānau and staff work together to nurture and support students towards becoming future leaders for Ngāti Kahungunu. Students are confident and demonstrate a sense of belonging and well-being.

The kura whānau and ERO negotiated Te Ira Tangata as its evaluation kaupapa for this review. The focus is on the student, the desired outcomes of Te Aho Matua, and whānau practices and beliefs that contribute to these outcomes. The aspirations for students to be successful, to achieve and develop independence, is clearly shown in the whānau vision,Hopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono. Tomokia!The principles of Te Aho Matua, including kura values are woven throughout kura policies and practices. They provide guidance, direction and support to students, staff and whānau. A positive kura culture is well established and modelled by whānau and staff.

The board and staff have recently reviewed their kura charter and strategic plan to ensure that they link to the principles of Te Aho Matua. The kura focus is on student progress and achievement. The board’s roles and responsibilities are effectively managed. The kura whānau provide a range of opportunities that support students to strive for excellence and enjoyment in their learning. The ultimate aim of the kura is for students to experience success as proud descendants of Ngāti Kahungunu.

Students are enthusiastic learners who are influenced through their environment, tikanga practices and kura values.

Students actively and confidently explore and interact with the local environment and beyond.

Students are respectful of the teachings of their tūpuna and incorporate these when carrying out their roles and responsibilities within their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Students derive satisfaction from participating in a range of meaningful experiences that will support them to fulfil the aspirations of their whānau, hapū and iwi,

Students are successful, motivated and engaged in learning.

Future Action

ERO is confident that the board of trustees can manage the kura in the interests of the students and the Crown and bring about the improvements outlined in this report.

ERO will review the kura again as part of the regular review cycle.

3 Introduction

Te Aho Matua Outcome Statement

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga operates in accordance with the principles of Te Aho Matua. Te Aho Matua is reflected in practice creating a settled kura environment where students’ learning is encouraged and supported. Students are developing an awareness of how Te Aho Matua can impact positively on developing good character, confidence and self esteem.

Whānau Te Aho Matua Vision

Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tiho o Manono

Hopukia! Tomokia!

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga was the vision of the Huata whānau. The dream started by setting up a kōhanga reo at Bridge Pā. The kura was later established on its current site. It was founded on the philosophy of Te Aho Matua and the practices, tikanga and kawa of Ngāti Kahungunu. The whānau vision is “for all young people to reach their full potential at all stages of their education; to become full and active participants in Aotearoa.” The kura goal expressed in the vision statement provides the foundation for teaching and learning.

Evaluation Kaupapa

The whānau and ERO negotiated ‘Kia tū pakari, tū rangatira ia hei raukura mō tōnā iwi’as their evaluation kaupapa.Specific objectives and expected outcomes relating to this evaluation kaupapa are defined for each of the wāhanga of Te Aho Matua.

4 Evaluation Kaupapa Findings

Te Tino Uaratanga

Students are well supported to fulfil the hopes and aspirations of their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Te Ira Tangata

Students are physically, spiritually and emotionally confident. They learn in a safe, nurturing environment.

The kura is located in an attractive environment which sets a positive tone for teaching and learning. The school wide learning environments are well resourced to cater to students learning needs. Resources are displayed and accessible to students to use. Classrooms are vibrant and contribute to effective teaching and learning and happy engaged students. Positive and supportive relationships show whanaungatanga is firmly entrenched and intrinsic to the culture of the kura. The kura climate is peaceful.

Kaiako attend wānanga on Ngāti Kāhungunu tikanga and kawa. Strengths within the whānau are well used to embed cultural learning. Students demonstrate a strong sense of values in their learning and interactions. They stand tall and proud in the knowledge that they are of Ngāti Kahungunu descent.

The Tamahine Mihi programme focuses on the development and well-being of the student. It encompasses Te Aho Matua principles and a Ngāti Kahungunu approach to behaviour management in a safe, supportive environment. Student’s physical needs are well taken care of through support programmes, kaiāwhina and external agencies. Small class numbers mean students receive prompt attention when needed. The whānau promotes healthy nutrition and practices with the support of the local community health services. Students actively participate in sports at and away from the kura. They have been successful in their various sport disciplines. Students engage in a range of activities at and beyond the classroom and kura environments.

  • Students appear happy and content.

  • Students are proud and confident.

  • Students are on task and know and follow expectations.

  • Students learn about who they are.

Te Reo Māori

Students are developing the skills and confidence to communicate in te reo Māori.

Kaiako are proficient and confident speakers of te reo Māori and provide students with excellent models of te reo Māori. Students are positive role models for the kura when welcoming manuhiri. They use mōteatea, karakia and waiata to enhance their knowledge of Ngāti Kahungunu whakapapa and history.

Wharekura kaiako use a range of strategies to increase the quality of spoken Māori and to prepare students for Ngā Manu Kōrero competitions. Students represent the kura well in regional and national manu kōrero and kapa haka events. Kaiako and whānau members use their collective strengths to support students as leaders in the kura, Māori settings and beyond.

School wide strategic goals and student achievement targets have been identified. The specific focus for 2013 is reo ā waha. School wide data from 2012 in kura tuatahi is well analysed and linked to Ngā Whanaketanga. It is used to inform parents of their child’s progress twice yearly. It also informs decision making and strategic goal setting. Kaiako in kura tuatahi confidently use Ngā Whanaketanga in the assessment process. Kaiako of students in Years 7 to 8 however, have not yet implemented Ngā Whānaketanga. A professional learning and development programme is planned in term one to assist them with the implementation of Ngā Whanaketanga.

  • Students understand that using te reo Māori helps them express their identity.

  • Student individual language needs are considered.

  • Students are involved in a range of learning experiences to enhance their knowledge and understanding of te reo and tikanga.

Area for review and development

Improving te reo Māori competency across the kura. The previous ERO report noted that te reo Māori should be strengthened throughout the kura.The kura ‘open gate’ policy that has been adopted by the kura is impacting negatively on maintaining a total immersion environment. More support forkaiako and students to raise students’ competence and confidence in te reo Māori is apparent.The use of English across the kura is still common. It is important that kura management increase strategies to support classroom programmes and students with limited te reo Māori.

Increase kura-whānau partnership in students’ te reo Māori learning. It is very important that the kura explore ways to work in partnership with whānau and to support te reo Māori in the home.

Nga Iwi

Students are happy, respectful and supportive of others.

Ngāti Kahungunu kaupapa underpins teaching and learning and affirms whakapapa connections for students. Students learn about who they are and where they come from. The kura site is strategically positioned to view their mountain. Classrooms bear names of significance to the kura whānau. The concepts of whanaungatanga, manakitanga and aroha are embedded and reinforced. There are strong whanaungatanga links between the kura, whānau and iwi. Manaakitanga is clearly demonstrated and the kura whānau are able hosts. The principles of Te Aho Matua are evident in kura practices.

Students attend iwi events to learn about current and historical Ngāti Kahungunu kaupapa. They have a strong presence on Kahungunu marae where they confidently participate in marae activities and willingly undertake leadership roles when called upon.

  • Students interact well in the kura marae and local community.

  • Students interact positively as tangata whenua with manuhiri.

  • Students demonstrate iwi specific tikanga and kawa through their actions.

  • Students experience a range of supporting roles and leadership opportunities.

  • Students are happy in the whānau learning environment.

Te Ao

Students confidently investigate and explore the Māori world and the wider world.

Students experience a wide range of opportunities to explore Ngāti Kahungunu and beyond. Trips overseas reinforce learning about significant places that link to Ngāti Kahungunu traditions and whakapapa. Senior students are enrolled in tertiary courses and have achieved with excellence in Mātauranga Māori studies. Attendance at onsite courses builds relationships with students carrying out similar study.

The local iron Māori event has been instrumental in encouraging kura whānau to increase their health and fitness levels as well as meeting challenging goals.

The maara kai is an important learning resource established at the kura where students learn the skills and tikanga pertaining to planting, growing and harvesting food.

  • Students display openness to new experiences that expose them to other physical environments.

  • Students enjoy and participate readily in a range of learning challenges.

  • Students use their creative talents to express their understanding.

  • Students develop positive relationships with everyone and everything.

  • Students are cognisant of the world around them.

Area for review and development

Kaiako should encourage the use of information communication technologies (ICT) in their classrooms to enhance students’ skills and to support them in their learning. ERO observed that the ICT resources were not being used effectively as a teaching and learning tool by kaiako.

Āhuatanga Ako

Students are actively engaged in learning.

Kura tuatahi programmes of learning are well planned and implemented. They provide cultural contexts for teaching and learning experiences. Planning is linked to the Marautanga o Aotearoa, Te Aho Matua and Ngā Whanaketanga Rūmaki Māori. Wharekura planning serves the purpose for the implementation of NCEA. A range of teaching strategies are used to engage and motivate students. Strategies include using teaching moments, humour, modelling, cross grouping and tuakana, teina support.

A culture of learning amongst the kura whānau and students is well established at the kura. Performance appraisals have been carried out and documented. The board are proactive in their approach to professional learning and development for kaiako and whānau. Kaiako have had extensive professional development to increase professional, curriculum and content knowledge to help sustain the quality of education that they deliver to students.

Classroom routines and management strategies are set up and well understood by students. Kaiako share learning objectives with students and acknowledged their contributions. Kaiako encourage students to take risks in their learning. They also support students to be happy and calm. Students are on task and ready to learn.

A range of relevant assessment strategies are used to monitor and support student learning. Priority learners are monitored and well supported in their learning.

Wharekura students are achieving NCEA qualifications. Students’ achievements are celebrated by the whānau and community.

  • Students are active listeners.
  • Students cooperate with others in groups.
  • Students appear eager to learn.
  • Students are happy and involved.

Area for development

The marau-ā-kura and graduate profile is under development. The focus of the marau, set in the context of Ngāti Kahungunu kawa and tikanga is to further develop the physical, spiritual, emotional, cultural and intellectual well-being of students. While an overview has been proposed, it is important that these documents are finalised to provide a firm foundation for the implementation of teaching and learning programmes across the kura.

5 Te Aho Matua Whānau Assurance on Compliance Areas

Overview

During the review, the whānau and staff of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga completed Te Aho Matua Whānau Assurance Statement and Self-Audit Checklist. In this document they have attested that they have taken all reasonable steps to meet their legislative requirements including those detailed in the Ministry of Education Circulars and other documents related to the six wāhanga of Te Aho Matua.

ERO checked the following items because they have a potentially high impact on outcomes for children:

  • emotional safety of students (including prevention of bullying and sexual harassment)

  • physical safety of students

  • teacher registration

  • stand-downs, suspensions, expulsions and exclusions

  • attendance.

Note: Kaiako of Years 7-8 students have not yet had training to implement Ngā Whanaketanga. A wānanga is planned for them in term one to support the implementation of Ngā Whanaketanga in 2013.

6 Recommendations

In order to improve its performance the board should:

  • complete the marau-ā-kura and graduate profile to provide a cultural forum for teaching and learning across the kura

  • review and develop the use of information technology, resources and equipment to further support and enhance students’ learning

  • strengthen the kura and whānau partnership to enable parents to provide extra support for students’ learning in the home.

7 Future Action

ERO is confident that the board of trustees can manage the kura in the interests of the students and the Crown and bring about the improvements outlined in this report.

ERO will review the kura again as part of the regular review cycle.

Makere Smith

National Manager Review Services Māori (Te Uepū ā-Motu)

28 March 2013

About the Kura

Location

Hastings, Hawkes Bay

Ministry of Education profile number

2445

Kura type

Composite (Year 1-15)

Teaching staff:

Roll generated entitlement

Other

Number of teachers

13.80

14.2

Roll number

121

Ethnic composition

Māori

Gender composition

Boys 62

Girls 59

Special features

Kura Kaupapa Māori Te Aho Matua

Review team on site

February 2013

Date of this report

March 2013

Previous ERO reports

Te Aho Matua Review, December 2009

Supplementary Review, February 2007

Te Aho Matua Review, 2005

To the Parents and Community of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga

These are the findings of the Education Review Office’s latest report on Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga

Hopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono. Tomokia!

Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Kahungunu ki Heretaunga is in the Hawkes Bay region, in the suburb of Flaxmere, Hastings. Students, whānau and staff have strong whakapapa links to Ngāti Kahungunu The kura provides an immersion education for students Years 1 to 15 where students’ learning experiences are strengthened in an environment grounded in tikanga and kawa of Ngāti Kahungunu. The kāhui manu taupua (board), whānau and staff work together to nurture and support students towards becoming future leaders for Ngāti Kahungunu. Students are confident and demonstrate a sense of belonging and well-being.

The kura whānau and ERO negotiated Te Ira Tangata as its evaluation kaupapa for this review. The focus is on the student, the desired outcomes of Te Aho Matua, and whānau practices and beliefs that contribute to these outcomes. The aspirations for students to be successful, to achieve and develop independence, is clearly shown in the whānau vision,Hopukia! Piki ake, kake ake ki tō ake tihi o Manono. Tomokia!The principles of Te Aho Matua, including kura values are woven throughout kura policies and practices. They provide guidance, direction and support to students, staff and whānau. A positive kura culture is well established and modelled by whānau and staff.

The board and staff have recently reviewed their kura charter and strategic plan to ensure that they link to the principles of Te Aho Matua. The kura focus is on student progress and achievement. The board’s roles and responsibilities are effectively managed. The kura whānau provide a range of opportunities that support students to strive for excellence and enjoyment in their learning. The ultimate aim of the kura is for students to experience success as proud descendants of Ngāti Kahungunu.

Students are enthusiastic learners who are influenced through their environment, tikanga practices and kura values

Students actively and confidently explore and interact with the local environment and beyond

Students are respectful of the teachings of their tūpuna and incorporate these when carrying out their roles and responsibilities within their whānau, hapū and iwi.

Students derive satisfaction from participating in a range of meaningful experiences that will support them to fulfil the aspirations of their whānau, hapū and iwi

Students are successful, motivated and engaged in learning.

Future Action

ERO is confident that the board of trustees can manage the kura in the interests of the students and the Crown and bring about the improvements outlined in this report.

ERO will review the kura again as part of the regular review cycle.

Review Coverage

ERO reviews do not cover every aspect of school performance and each ERO report may cover different issues. The aim is to provide information on aspects that are central to student achievement and useful to this school.

If you would like a copy of the full report, please contact the school or see the ERO web page, http://www.ero.govt.nz.

Makere Smith

National Manager Review Services Māori (Te Uepū ā-Motu)