**Covid – 19 Updates**

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We are back at school and happy to see our tamariki  again.
Take care and be kind

Learning is for life.
Me mahi tātou, kia kaha te iwi.

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Welcome

Ko Maungakiekie te maunga
Ko Whau te awa
Ko Tamaki Makaurau te wahi
Ko Sunnyvale te kura
Me mahi tātou, kia kaha te iwi.
Ānei mātou, No tēnei kura, hei tauira.

Kia ora, Fakaalofa lahi atu, Talofa lava, Ni hao, Annyeong, Namaste, Salam, Beunos dias, Un nyung and welcome to Sunnyvale Primary School.

Our school lives and breathes a culture of belonging, inclusiveness, diversity, learning and success. We value and model the importance of understanding what learning and progress looks like, sounds like and feels like. This means that your child will develop their understanding of themselves as a learner and how they might engage with and lead learning. They will be supported and nurtured by a dedicated, caring staff to feel confident, successful and listened to.

To find out more about our school I welcome you to explore our website, our Facebook page or meet with us in person.

Ngā mihi nui,

Katie Pennicott
Principal

At Sunnyvale Primary School we learn, create and share, making connections to ourselves, our community and our values.

Our school values are whanaungatanga, manaakitanga, aroha and tuakana teina.

Ako

We set goals. We know what progress looks like, sounds like and feels like.

Whanaungatanga

We celebrate our own and each others’ identity. We work together to be our best. We all belong.

Manaakitanga

We support others to feel successful, happy and safe.

Aroha

We work on getting to know and understand each other, and each other’s whānau.

Tuakana Teina

We support others to be their best and help them to achieve their goals.

Sunnyvale Primary School is a contributing Year 1-6 school. We provide inclusive, supportive, diverse learning opportunities for students aged 5-11 years old.
Our dedicated, caring staff, along with our learner focused curriculum approach, ensures we respond to and value each and every child and their family on their learning pathway.
Sunnyvale Primary School is home to many cultures. Our inclusive practice, creativity, digital learning, culture and innovation focus strengthen and build on students’ prior knowledge, strengths and experiences as well as their confidence and relationships.
Sunnyvale Primary School develops a strong foundation in the areas of literacy and numeracy. Our whole school integrated learning approach ensures that teaching and learning in The Arts, Science, Technology, Social Sciences, Health and PE is meaningful, creative and enjoyable.

Our graduate profile demonstrates how we work with our learners and their families to prepare for a successful transition to Intermediate School and beyond.

At Sunnyvale our learners will:

Have a strong sense of Identity
and show this by...

  • Having strong relationships
  • Communicating with others
  • Feeling comfortable in a range of situations
  • Knowing my own strengths
  • Understanding my likes/dislikes

Set goals and make progress
and show this by...

  • Feeling excited about learning
  • Learning everyday
  • Explaining what I am learning, why and how
  • Talking about learning and progress with family and friends

Have a sense of belonging
and show this by...

  • Connecting to my language and culture
  • Knowing how to make and maintain friendships
  • Feeling included and including others
  • Resolving differences in a respectful way

Feel confident
and show this by...

  • Speaking up
  • Taking part
  • Trying new things
  • Being involved
  • Sharing strengths and talents
  • Leading others
  • Asking for help when I need it