Welcome to Konini

It gives me great pleasure to welcome new and existing families into our learning community. Konini School offers you and your child an innovative and creative learning opportunity developed through applying the very best of educational practice, firmly grounded on a strong foundation of family values shared with you through developing a culture of care for your child’s learning pathway.
 
Konini School offers the following;
A strong Assessment for Learning approach to meeting, including and accelerating your child academically.
School Wide Positive Behavior for Learning helping your child understand that to have a purpose in life is to have a life of purpose.
Learning Change Network to promote a shared purpose in learning across teachers, students whanau and the wider community (lateral Learning).
Network for learning, providing extensive managed digital devices with unlimited ultra fast free broadband.
Outstanding support programmes that ensure all children receive the best start in life.
Learning Enrichment Options that capture and enrich those with special talents.
 
This multi dimensional approach ensures we have the best resources to support your child know, grow and successfully meet and surpass their learning goals.
 
Our Staff are highly skilled in the delivery of a challenging and exciting Inquiry based approach to teaching and learning. We are adaptive to modern advances in teaching and remain current in best approaches to curriculum design and delivery, while having our feet firmly grounded in our environmental focus with strong links to the wider community environmental agencies.
 
Our school sits within the city, yet contains 6.5 hectares of regenerating bush, at the base of the beautiful Waitakere’s.
We are an Enviro School and our vision is Learning to Learn: Adaptive, Creative, Reflective Akona kia matou Kia taea nga ahuatanga katoa. This is what we want to share with you. Please feel free to visit and take an opportunity to view and join one of New Zealand’s most advanced and beautiful learning environments.
 
Kind regards
Michael Malins
Principal