Outcome indicators

Every student is a confident, connected, actively involved, lifelong learner … 

Confident in their identity, language and culture as citizens of Aotearoa New Zealand


  • are confident in their identity, language and culture
  • value diversity and difference: cultural, linguistic, gender, special needs and abilities
  • represent and advocate for self and others
  • promote fairness and social justice and respect human rights
  • use cultural knowledge and understandings to contribute to the creation of an Aotearoa New Zealand in which Māori and Pākehā recognise each other as full Treaty partners
  • show a clear sense of self in relation to cultural, local, national and global contexts.

Socially and emotionally competent, resilient and optimistic about the future1


  • enjoy a sense of belonging and connection to school, whānau, friends and the community
  • feel included, cared for, and safe and secure
  • establish and maintain positive relationships, respect others’ needs and show empathy
  • are able to take a leadership role and make informed and responsible decisions
  • are physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle
  • self-manage and show self-efficacy
  • are resilient and adaptable in new and changing contexts.

A successful lifelong learner


  • demonstrate strong literacy and mathematics understanding and skills and achieve success across the learning areas of The New Zealand Curriculum and/or Te Marautanga o Aotearoa
  • are curious and enjoy intellectual engagement
  • draw on multiple perspectives and disciplinary knowledge to actively seek, use and create new knowledge and understandings
  • are technologically fluent and take a discerning approach to the use of technology
  • are digitally fluent, using a range of e-learning tools to enhance learning
  • who are Māori enjoy education success as Māori
  • confidently tackle challenging tasks and are resilient and persevering in the face of difficulties and failure
  • use multiple strategies for learning and problem solving
  • collaborate with, learn from, and facilitate the learning of others
  • set personal goals and self-evaluate against required performance levels
  • develop the ability to reflect on their own thinking and learning processes
  • in primary education achieve success in relation to National Standards in mathematics, reading, and writing
  • in post-primary education achieve success at levels 1, 2 and 3 of the National Certificate of Education Achievement (NCEA)
  • determine and participate in coherent education pathways that connect to further education or employment.

Participates and contributes confidently in a range of contexts – cultural, local, national and global2


  • think critically and creatively, applying knowledge from different disciplines in complex and dynamic contexts
  • are energetic and enterprising, effectively navigating challenges and opportunities
  • work collaboratively to respond to problems not previously encountered, developing new solutions and approaches
  • understand, participate in, and contribute to cultural, local, national and global communities
  • are critical, informed, active and responsible citizens
  • can evaluate the sustainability of a range of social, cultural, economic, political and environmental practices
  • are ethical decision makers and guardians of the world of the future.

This is a photo of older girl students paying attention in class