MANUKURA SECONDARY EDUCATION

Overview

MANUKURA, a secondary schooling option for Years 9-13 students where excellence is fostered within a culture built on Maori values, best practice in education, and sporting accomplishment.

MANUKURA seeks to build excellence in sport and education within a Maori context. Its specific objectives are to foster academic achievement using sport and a strong Maori identity as sources of motivation enabling rangatahi from all social and socio-economic backgrounds the opportunity to excel in education and sport.

Aims
The three broad aims of MANUKURA are:
1) To develop athletes to play sport at the highest level
2) To operate a school where academic excellence and sporting accomplishment will be jointly fostered
3) To enhance students wellbeing through Maori values

Arising from these aims are the goals of:
a) Identifying athletes with desire and talent to reach their best potential
b) Creating an environment where Maori values and success are  integral c) Providing academic and sporting programmes of international standard


Students
The student body encompasses Year 9-13 students. Criteria for acceptance into MANUKURA will include:

  • Students who have high levels of commitment to sport and education
  • Students who have aspirations to participate in tertiary education
  • Students who have aspirations to participate in sport at national and international levels
  • Students who wish to embrace Maori values and processes within a learning environment 

 

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