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Curriculum

Success in Literacy and Numeracy

Inclusive of listening, reading, viewing, speaking, writing, processing, geometry, measurement, number, algebra, statistcs and learning languages (English and Mathematics;NZ Curriculum 2009).

Extra opportunities at Waltham: Writer's Workshop, Australian Mathematics Competition, Mathematics Challenge

 

Thinking and Problem Solving

Nature of science, living world, planet earth and beyond, physical world, material world, social sciences, technological practice, technological knowledge, nature of technology, and Inquiry learning (Science and Social Science; NZ Curriculum 2009).

Extra opportunities at Waltham: Technology leadership, Manual

 

A Healthy Body and Mind

Personal health and physical development, movement concepts and motor skills, healthy communities and environments (Health and Physical Education; NZ Curriculum 2009).

Extra opportunities at Waltham: Health Team, Fruit in Schools, Athletics, Cross Country, Winter Sports, Cricket Team, Lunch Class Challenges, Physical Activity Leaders

 

Relationships and Values

Relationships with others (Health and Physical Education; NZ Curriculum 2009).

Extra opportunities at Waltham: Peer Mediation, Buddy Class

 

Self Expression through the Arts and Physical Education

Personal health and physical development, movement concepts and motor skills, visual arts, music - sound arts, dance and drama (Health and Physical Education and The Arts: NZ Curriculum 2009)

Extra opportunities at Waltham: Culture Group, Cultural Festival, Dancing Like the Stars, Winter Sports, Choir