Te Whakatipu tamariki me te whakakake
Educate to Innovate
Ōpunake Primary: Creating a Future of Possibilities
Calf, Lamb and Pony Day
At Ōpunake Primary, we are dedicated to creating a positive learning environment that encourages students to think outside the box. Our school focuses on providing hands-on learning experiences for our students, while simultaneously incorporating the use of technology to enhance their learning and creativity.
We strive to create a space where all students are respected and provided with the tools they need to reach their full potential. With our comprehensive curriculum, small class sizes and dedicated teachers, Ōpunake Primary is the perfect place for your child to learn and grow.
We use Hero at Ōpunake Primary, make sure you download it if your child is enrolled. Click the above image for more info.
On Hero, you will receive details on upcoming events and you will also be able to notify the office if your child is absent from school.
Our Local Place Based Curriculum
Our school is proudly named after the township of Ōpunakē. However during the early 1970's the school adopted a symbol, which was created by Alan Love. We believe it may have been at the request of the bi-lingual class. We have since received Alan's permission to recolour the original symbol in our school colours. We are proud to honour this unique symbol and the key values it represents.
Mana the Lion symbolises our P.R.I.D.E values.
Perseverance: Te Manawanui
Diligence: Whakapau kaha
Apple Distinguished School
Nau mai ki te Kura Tuatahi o. Ko Ōpunake tēnei kura i hangaia i runga i te whenua o Taranaki iwi. Ka whakahihi matou ki te whakamanatia i a matou hei Kura Whakamana ā-Apple.
Gisborne Terrace, Ōpunakē
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