Our Vision

“Challenging ourselves to reach new heights”

Our vision has a strong focus on learning, coupled with an equal focus on citizens who know how to inter-relate with others. This brings a strong culture of respect into our school, which strengthens our pride and ‘belonging’ at Springfield.

Our Values

Manaakitanga – caring relationships – relating to others - respect

Whanaungatanga – making connections – being a team player - honesty

Ako – learning together – thinking critically - initiative

Tangata Whenuatanga – cultural awareness – communicating effectively - diversity

Wānanga – growth mindset – taking risks - perseverance

Our Cultural Competencies

Manaakitanga – values – integrity, trust, sincerity, equity

Whanaungatanga – relationships (students, school-wide, community) with high expectations

Ako – practice in the classroom and beyond

Tangata Whenuatanga – place-based, socio-cultural awareness and knowledge

Wānanga – communication, problem solving, innovation