Te Kura Māori o Porirua

(04) 235 9617 n.andrews@kura-porirua.school.nz 392 Warspite Ave, Ascot Park, Porirua 5024

AKO@KURA LEARNING@KURA

Te Wharekura Secondary School

Course Aim
In keeping with the whakatauki “He kura te tangata” it is the intention of Te Kura Māori o Porirua to provide a Year 9-13 programme that enables you to follow an individual learning pathway.

The programme and its delivery is bound by the four fundamental principles under which the kura operates:

In real terms, this means that the kura undertakes to provide you with all practical support to help you fulfil your learning and aspirations.

As the kura is focussed on providing you with a range of career and future study opportunities a balanced programme has been developed, this programme aims at producing those graduates described in the graduate profile.

What you will learn

You will continue to develop your literacy skills in Te Reo Māori and English, numeracy and computing skills and develop further practical knowledge to enable you to maintain a healthy lifestyle. This core programme will be supplemented by having the option of exploring other NCEA programmes, or participating in a study of tikanga Māori, wairua Māori, marae kawa, whaikōrero, karanga, pūtaiao and technology.

Te Marautanga
The Marautanga o Aotearoa is the companion booklet to the NZ curriculum for Māori Medium Education, levels 1 and 2. The Marautanga is not a translation of the Curriculum but rather a Māori Medium equivalent built  on Māori principles and values.

Subjects offered by the kura include:

  • Te Reo Rangatira - Advanced Māori Language
  • Pāngarau - Pāngarau
  • Hauora - Health
  • Tikanga ā-Iwi - Social Studies
  • Ngā Toi - The Arts
  • Pūtaiao - Science
  • Hangarau - Technology
  • Te Reo Pākehā - English

NCEA
New Zealand's National Certificates of Educational Achievement (NCEA) are the national qualifications for all senior secondary school students throughout the country

Subjects offered by the kura include:

  • Te Reo Māori - Māori Language
  • Pāngarau - Pāngarau
  • Hauora - Health
  • Tikanga ā-Iwi - Social Studies
  • Ngā Toi - The Arts
  • Pūtaiao - Science
  • Hangarau - Technology
  • Te Reo Pākehā - English
  • Hangarau Matihiko - Digital Technologies
  • Te Reo Rangatira - Advanced Māori Language
  • Hākinakina - Physical Information
  • Te Mōhio ki te Pānui me te Tuhi - Literacy

E.O.T.C.
EOTC is simply  Education Outside of The Classroom. 

Courses offered by the kura include:

  • Gateway 
  • Whitireia
  • Te Wānanga o Raukawa