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Takapuna Normal Intermediate School


Takapuna Normal Intermediate School
School Introduction

Takapuna Normal Intermediate School is a learner centred environment, who are happy to be part of the International Baccalaureate, Primary Years Programme (PYP), nurturing and developing young students to be caring, active participants in a lifelong journey of learning, as well as have an emphasis on fostering a positive community that is safe, collaborative and supportive.

The school is very proud of the high quality teaching and learning that it offers at the school with many opportunities for its learners to learn, achieve and succeed academically, socially, culturally and in sports. Being a diverse and inclusive community it offers both the New Zealand Curriculum and the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (PYP) which are highly compatible in terms of learner intentions, themes, concepts, attitudes and values, with the PYP emphasizing three more elements: inquiry, action and international-mindedness.

TNIS provides opportunities for its adolescent learners to experience personal growth and develop the skills and attributes they will need as communicators, creators and contributors. The school's learners and staff work collaboratively to achieve personal bests and make connections in their own and the global community.

The school's committed and talented staff ensure that it offers a future focussed curriculum that is personalised, innovative and includes action.

School Curriculum

TNIS is a well-established IB PYP school.

The International Baccalaureate (IB) is a non-profit educational foundation that offers highly respected programmes of international education. It is authorized by them to offer the Primary Years Programme (or PYP).

The IB and TNIS focuses on each student as a whole person. At TNIS the programmes address not only cognitive development but social, emotional and physical well-being. The aim is to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people with adaptable skills to tackle society’s complex challenges and who will help to make it a better, more peaceful world.

Regardless of location, size, or make-up, an IB PYP school strives to develop an internationally minded person.

School Offerings and Locations

● Excellent academic results

● Highly qualified teaching staff

● Excellent learning facilities

● Focus on the individual learner

● Strong support for international students

● Wide range of extra-curricular learning opportunities

● Sophisticated technology to enhance student achievement

● Future focused

26 Northcote Road, Takapuna, Auckland 0622, New Zealand

Official website: https://tnis.school.nz/