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Learning at Apii Te Uki Ou

Our philosophy at Apii Te Uki Ou is based on developing the whole child so they are confident and capable both in literacy and numeracy; along with developing innovative, critical thinkers. By keeping our vision ‘Akara Ki Mua – Learning for Tomorrow’ at the fore of our day to day operation we are able to achieve our school's mission. Our mission at ATUO is to provide an inclusive, nurturing environment that caters for the individual needs of our students.

Furthermore, we challenge our students with a rich and varied curriculum that helps equip them to excel in a changing dynamic world. Our strong partnership with parents and families is vital to the success of ATUO students. We work together to develop passionate learners, effective communicators and independent thinkers.

One day these young people will grow into responsible contributing members of their country and will be truly global citizens.

Reading and writing are important tools to understand, clarify, and communicate ideas, feelings and thoughts, as well as gather, process and present information.


Mathematics is a basis for scientific
study and an essential tool for everyday life. It is our goal that all students develop an awareness of the relevance of Mathematics to their lives

Culture + Te Reo

Developing an understanding of te reo Māori Kūki ‘Āirani ma te peu Māori Kūki ‘Āirani; through verbal and non-verbal communication skills for a range of


Light Bulb Poster

Enterprise is the capacity and willingness to intitate and manage creative action in response to opportunties or changes. 

Social Science

The uniting of people in a common understanding of who they are and why they are unique is the first step to creating and maintaining a national identity.

Health + P.E

Health and Physical Well being will be nurtured and enhanced through experiences including work and leisure activities, sports and physical activities, dietary patterns, family lifestyles, structures and roles, health care and health practices.


Science leads us to investigate our surroundings, to make observations and identify patterns and trends that help us to understand and use our knowledge in a constructive way.

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