St Stephen's School | TĪPENE

Steadfast towards the Heavens | Titiro matatau atu ki te Rangi

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ST stephen's | TĪPENE

Constanter in Caelum

Our Ethos

St Stephen’s School | Tīpene entrenches tikanga Māori with Anglican values to develop character beyond the curriculum. We focus not only on what is learned but how it is learned, providing a holistic approach to education that fosters the talents and development of young men.

Constanter in Caelum

Our Ethos

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Community is encouraged to develop tauira who are empowered to give back to others and contribute positively to society, with the wellbeing of all in mind.

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Connection to whakapapa and tūrangawaewae is paramount to paving students journey of learning and self discovery, acknowledging the people who have gone before.

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Te Reo Māori is prioritised and encouraged, and its use is prevalent in our kura, ensuring Te Reo Māori thrives now and for generations to come.

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Tikanga & Te Ao Māori

Tikanga Māori is entrenched in day-to-day activities and we inspire exploration of the wider world, while fostering a connection to Te Ao Māori.

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Holistic education

Education that extends beyond the classroom to address the academic, social, ethical and emotional.

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Virtues & Ethics

Tauira are encouraged to follow the broad ethos of Anglicanism, upholding the virtues: honesty, respect, spirituality, justice, compassion and stewardship.

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