Nga mihi nui kia koutou katoa   

A very warm welcome to Tauranga Primary School's website.

Tauranga Primary School is a decile 7,  urban contributing school catering for up to 460 Year 1 to 6 children. Its special character includes an attached Technology Centre catering for approximately 350 Yr7/8 students from 13 client schools.  The 100 year plus history of TPS is valued, and traditions are reflected today in the attractive school grounds, the style of the new buildings, and also in the sense of pride in belonging. 

Our vision is to provide a positive, creative environment that inspires in all children a love of learning so they become confident, contributing members of Tauranga Moana, Aotearoa and beyond.  In short .....Together, we are Learning To Go Places.  Akongia tatou, nga haere ki wahi ke

Tauranga Primary School's teaching and learning programmes are a blend of new and creative 21 Century educational practice, utilising ICT,  combined with the very best of traditional teaching practice.  Working in partnership with our parents and school community we strive to provide learning opportunities that challenge students to develop their Key Competencies as learners. 

Learners at TPS are people ready, willing and able to be:

  • Thinkers
  • Self Managers
  • Communicators
  • Contributors
  • Team Players

We hope you find our website informative and helpful.  Please take time to view our class blogs, familiarise yourself with our staff, and feel free to make contact with us, we welcome your involvement and feedback.

Kindest Regards,

Fiona Hawes