Our School

Pātea Area School is a co-education Area School that caters to the diverse needs of our year 1-13 students. We are guided by our values: 
  • Rangatiratanga
  • Manaakitanga
  • Rangatiratanga. 
These values help guide our school and students to reach the summit of their potential.
Our Principles form the backbone of the curriculum:
  • Te takato iho: Individualised pathways that are created with the students from years 1 to 13.
  • Tinanatanga: The whole person is developed in line with students strengths, passions and interests.
  • Tūrangawaewae: Our kura and this place in Pātea set the foundation and anchor for our students.
Together we strive to make a better future for our students, community and nation.