Teaching and Learning

We are dedicated to creating a learning environment that embraces the diversity of our learners and encourages a passion for life-long learning.


  • We work to achieve the best possible academic standards for all students so that they achieve strong literacy and mathematics understanding and skills relative to National Standards.
  • We deliver the New Zealand Curriculum and give effect to the partnership that is the core of Aotearoa’s nation-founding document, Te Tiriti o Waitangi.
  • We improve outcomes through teaching instruction, pedagogy, coaching and Inquiry.
  • We use effective Assessment for Learning practices.
  • We budget for professional development that advances staff professional knowledge and skills.
  • We provide a safe, engaging learning-focused environment.
  • We develop personal confidence to excel as independent learners.
  • We undertake regular self-review.P1050432

Learning Areas at St Paul’s School

  • Religious Education
  • English
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • The Arts
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Science
  • Social Sciences
  • Technology
  • Learning Languages