VISION : Inspiring confident, caring learners to strive for excellence

Mission: "Pursue the highest peaks" - whaia te taumata

Year 7 & 8 Programme

At Te Tipua we have a unique Year 7 and 8 programme which is a special programme carefully planned for this age group of students. We work in conjunction with four other country schools. A specialized Year 7 & 8 teacher is employed to take this programme. Travelling to Te Tipua is easy as we have a bus with stops outside Valley Takeaways & Glendu Road Tennis Courts.

Activities include :-

  • Making new friends with other students from country schools.

  • Deep Cove camp

  • Careers camp including guest speakers talking about their careers. Students stay at Unicol & explore both the Polytech & University

  • Guest artists e.g painting, carving Oamaru stone

  • Learning

  • Learn other languages: french, Spanish, Maori, and Japanese

  • Life education Bus

  • "Choices" programme run by the Police

  • Team building activities

  • Easier transition for students to secondary schools as they have made friends with the other country schools students

  • Attend Young Leaders Day in Dunedin

  • Digital Coding

  • Science Experiments based at St Peters College

  • Four days each term

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