Announcement : 

Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whānau,   The Ministry of Education (MoE) is proposing the establishment of a new Year 1-8 co-educational primary school in Massey Redhills, Auckland.   A preferred site for the proposed Massey Redhills Primary School has been identified within the live zoned Redhills precinct area west of Fred Taylor Drive.  To cater for school aged population growth in the short term, the proposed new school will be temporarily located at 13 – 15 Trig Road, Whenuapai.  The proposed school would be known as Massey Redhills Primary School during its establishment.  The foundation learners and staff of the school would start at the Trig Road site and move to the permanent school site in Massey Redhills when it is built and ready for occupation.     As part of the proposal, the MoE is required to consult with the Board of any state school whose roll might be affected if the school was established.   If you have any feedback on this proposal, please email me at pa@whenuapai.school.nz by Friday, 15 October 2021. Your responses will be collated and form part of our feedback provided to the MoE (please note – the deadline stated in the attached letter has now been extended).   Subject to the Minister establishing the proposed new school, the MoE are also seeking nominations for the Establishment Board of the new school. Information about the role of the Establishment Board, a nomination form and the Eligibility Attestation form are attached for anyone who is interested.    Massey – Redhills – Letter consult.docx EBOT Massey – Redhills – Info pack candidates EBOTs.docx   Ngā mihi nui,   Jo Wright Principal’s PA

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Sports

Whenuapai School has five areas that encompass its sport programme. Each area offers a student the opportunity to participate, compete and celebrate their sporting experiences, talents and skills leading to personal development, achievement and success in their chosen sport. These five areas are:

  • Norwest and Interzone Sports Events
  • Long Term Major Sports
  • Special Sporting Events
  • Community Partnerships
  • Whenuapai School Sporting Events

One area of our sport programme is our long term major sports where the emphasis is on students representing the school as part of a team competing in a local competition across a period of weeks, a term or a major part of the year. The long term major sports offered in 2021 are:

  •        Basketball
  •        Waterpolo
  •        Netball
  •        Hockey
  •        Touch
  •        Summer Football

School Sport Motto – “Accomplish what you foresee as Unattainable – back yourself and back each other”. School Sport Values – Respect Ourselves, Respect Others and Respect our Coaching and Learning Environment. School Sport Vision – To have perceptive, competent and self-regulated students on a successful sporting pathway.

  • To promote fun, enjoyment and challenge within sport, recreation and leisure for Whenuapai students
  • Putting the student at the centre of the decision making process
  • Providing sporting pathways from contributing schools to secondary schools and community clubs
  • Approaching sport from the view that ‘better people make better athletes’
  • Viewing students as positive contributors to Whenuapai and the wider community
  • Empowering students with leadership qualities

Purpose of Whenuapai Sport – Lead and support the development of sport and recreation at Whenuapai School. Statement of Intent – Reflects the priorities of Whenuapai School. Whenuapai School Sport will prioritise:

  • student self-development and lifelong involvement in sport and recreation
  • enhancing the profile of sport and physical recreation at the school, within the school and the community
  • increasing participation in sport and physical recreation
  • increasing the quality of student participation in sport and physical recreation
  • assisting students in gaining enjoyment from sport and physical recreation
  • delivering sport and physical recreation safely to students
  • catering for the different needs of all students

Mission – Whenuapai School is committed to providing excellence, participation and a positive competitive environment where students are encouraged to expand their knowledge in, through and about all aspects of sport and recreation. Whenuapai School Sports documents: Master Overview Whenuapai Sport 2021 Major Sports Whenuapai School 2021 Code of Conduct Pre Event Checklist