Proud Pāmapūria Potential
'Whakakahangia nga tauira o enei ra, kia mau tuturi ai ki nga wero a apopo.'
Empowering today's learners to meet tomorrow's challenges.
About Pāmapūria School
Our school is located 9km south of Kaitaia on State Highway 1, in the heart of the rural community of Pāmapūria in the Far North.
Moemoea - Vision
Pāmapūria School is a dynamic, 21st century learning environment, where students develop the knowledge, skills and attributes to succeed in life and make connections across all contexts and the community.
Established in 1884, we have a rich and proud history of providing quality education in this community. Our school is a local landmark; a social and community hub for the people of PāmapUria, Takahue, Diggers Valley, Fairburn, Victoria Valley and the Tangata Whenua of Te Paatū Marae.
Pāmapūria School Values
Read about our school values
Respect For Myself
Respect For Others
Respect For the Environment
Opportunities at Pāmapūria
Whether it's sports, the arts, cultural, connecting with our community, environmental or technological experiences, Pāmapūria School provides a wide range of opportunities to empower our tamariki today to prepare for tomorrow's world. Play-based, place-based and problem-based learning in authentic contexts. Making learning real and relevant! #pamapuriaproud #makingadifference #grateful #respectful
CONNECTING WITH OUR COMMUNITY
VISIT TO TE PAATŪ MARAE
ENVIRONMENT - GARDEN TO TABLE
TECHNOLOGY FOR YEARS 7 & 8
Our senior tamariki have been doing sewing in term 3, 2021. They have already enjoyed music and digital technology and in term 4,
they will do carpentry.
LEARNING THROUGH CHROMEBOOKS TO CONNECT WORLDWIDE
We have 1-1 chromebooks available for all of our tamariki, however these are mostly used in our Y4/5 classes and upwards.
WHOLE SCHOOL HIKOI
Our awa Mangataiore - visiting Matua Mike's farm
In term 2, 2021 we visited matua Mike Samson's farm with Whitebait Connection. He had the best place for our tamariki to check the health of our awa.
WESTERN ZONE ATHLETICS SPORTS AT PĀMAPŪRIA
Pāmapūria School hosts the Western Zone Athletics Champs every year including tamariki from Herekino, Ahipara, Pukepoto and Oturu kura. We start at 10:00am and try to finish by 1:45pm to allow schools to travel back in time for their afternoon buses.
With Matua Liam and Whaea Francis
WHĀNAU HOUSE GROUPS
MĀMARU, KOTIPŪ, NGĀTI KAHU, TE PAATŪ & MANGATAIORE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE (MAD) PROJECTS
HELPING OTHERS AND LEARNING ABOUT RESPECT
PERFORMING ARTS -
PĀMAPŪRIA X-FACTOR MATARIKI STARS
STEPPING OUTSIDE OF OUR COMFORT ZONE TO 'SHINE'
LEARNING OUTSIDE OF OUR CLASSROOMS
LEARNING IS EVERYWHERE ...
PLACE-BASED LEARNING AT OUR RIVER
CONNECTING REAL LIFE CONTEXTS TO LEARNING SO OUR TAMARIKI UNDERSTAND WHY AND ENGAGE MORE READILY
Pāmapūria Class, Head Boy/Head Girl & Staff Profiles
Our staff and our tamariki
New Entrants, Y1 & Y2
Whaea J (Jane Harvey)
Room 1 New Entrant
Year 3 & 4
Whāea Ebony Paaka
Room 3 Y3/4
Year 5 & 6
Room 6 Y5/6
Year 7 & 8
Whāea Denise Barrington
Room 7 Y7/8
Our Staff for 2022
Teachers and Support Staff
Our Whole School for 2022
Mrs Cheryl Bamber
Mrs Tina Travers
Miss Debbie Thompson
Our Latest Pānui/Newsletter
Monday 20th September 2021 - week 9 of term 3!
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2022 BOARD OF TRUSTEES
Sera Latu (Chairperson)
Rebecca Taonui (Staff Representative)
Denise Barrington (Secretary)
Cheryl Bamber (Tumuaki)
Previous board minutes are available at the school office. You are welcome to ask for and peruse through at any time. The opportunity to be informed about what is happening will always be available to whanau.
Welcoming our new Tumuaki
Financial Statement - 2021
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Connect with our Principal
Principal Cheryl Bamber
Principal Direct Line: (09) 408 4297