Lytton Street School 16/12/2014
What are the important features of this school that have an impact on student learning?
Lytton Street School in Feilding caters for students from Years 1 to 6. The roll of 454 students includes 37% who identify as Māori. The school acknowledges Ngāti Kauwhata as mana whenua.
The school has a positive ERO reporting history. The board and senior leaders responded positively to the April 2011 ERO report.
The school’s vision: together, we live to learn and learn to live – kia ora kia tahi, kia tahi kia ora and AROHA values: Akohia, Respect, Ownership, Hautoa, Ambitionunderpin the curriculum, teaching practice and learning programmes.
The school is going through a time of significant change. Since the previous ERO report, a number of staff, leadership and board changes have occurred, including the appointment of a new principal at the start of term two, 2014.
Established relationships with the wider community provide students with an extensive range of academic, sporting and cultural activities that cater for individual interests and abilities. Expansive, well maintained grounds promote physical wellbeing and encourage exploration and challenge for all students.
The board, leaders and teachers have a strong focus on supporting student learning, achievement and wellbeing. They promote an inclusive and welcoming school environment where diversity is embraced and celebrated. Staff, students, parents and whānau have a strong sense of community and belonging. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL REPORT.