School’s Purpose Statement:

  • Cause Learning
  • Serve each learner
Developing each learner holistically is critical in creating curious tamariki who think and relate well to others.  There are overarching principles that Glenholme School believes are important for each individual to acquire during their Glenholme years.

Cause learning

  • high expectations of success and a desire to achieve success
  • assessment capable learners
  • shared language of learning
  • learning dispositions learning processes

Serve each learner

  • learning is visible
  • teachers and school leaders are inspired and passionate
  • teachers and school leaders are fundamentally evaluators of our practice
  • teachers and school leaders who see learning through the eyes of students
  • teachers and school leaders with visible learning mindframes

We pride ourselves in providing an educational environment that:

  • Prioritises the national standards
  • Ensures students experience success
  • Ensure students have a safe environment
  • Challenges and encourages all students to participate
  • Recognises and meets the needs of individual students
  • Prioritises student achievement in literacy and numeracy
  • Has targets for improving the achievement of Maori students
  • Challenge and support students to develop the key competencies
  • Ensures students develop positive relationships and a sense of self worth
  • Is committed to working collaboratively to meet the achievement challenges identified in the Rotorua Central Cluster CoL

“Values that become a habit develop the citizen of tomorrow”

Our Vision

“An exceptional provider of quality education”


Having a commitment to rigorous self review in all aspects of school life