Kia ora koutou kātoa, Mālō e lelei, 안뇽, Tālofa, Hujambo, สวัสดี S̄wạs̄dī, Kia orana, नमस्ते Namaste, ਸਤ ਸ੍ਰੀ ਅਕਾਲ Sata srī akāla, Gidday, Hi, 你好 Nǐ hǎo, Привет Privet, Bonjour, Kamusta, Assalam o Alaikum, Bula, Fakalofa Atu.
Nau mai ngā hua
Nau mai ngā pai
Nau mai kia nui
Kia hāwere ai
It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to George Street Normal School.
George Street Normal School:
is centrally located in Dunedin
has a close proximity to the University of Otago and the Dunedin Public Hospital
welcomes children from all over Dunedin and from many different parts of the world
accepts enrolments from International Students and is an incredibly culturally diverse school. We celebrate the richness this brings and purposefully weave our students culture into our curriculum so that we can all learn from one another.
is a place where we are working hard to honour Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Our Vision / Values:
Our vision is...
Our school whakatauki
Kia a mau te aka matua i te piki e muri aki nei
This whakatauki was gifted to our school and we are beginning to lean into the meaning of this for ourselves as part of our journey of understanding Te ao Māori.
Opportunities for our students:
access to a fantastic array of learning opportunities within their classroom programmes and extracurricular activities
we utilise our local environment; children learn about their world and experience trips to our local marae, museums, gardens, sporting venues etc.
we have Kapa haka and Pasifika groups available for all children
during break times, there are a huge number of activities on offer such as kaitiaki club, robotics, Lego, chess club, structured play, Jump Jam and a large number of sporting codes
Invitation to find out more:
We invite you to look around our website and gain a sense of 'who we are' and what our vision is. If you would like to make an appointment to come and have a look around our school, please contact our office team (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone 03 474 0825.
Ngā mihi nui
Robyn Wood, Tumuaki / Principal