Benneydale School

Benneydale School

Theories of Action @ Benneydale School



A theory of action connects the actions of teachers with the consequences of their actions—the learning and achievement of their students. They are based on empirical research and evidence to enable accelerated outcomes, hauora and success for all students.



Theories of Action

In order to achieve accelerated outcomes, hauora and success for all students teachers should...

Community - Kotahitanga

Work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.


Use local sources of expertise and experience to support class activities.

Aroha - Love

Create and maintain authentic relationships with students, whanau, iwi and community.


Ensure learners are at the centre of all learning experiences

Respect - Whakaute

Have high expectations


Have consistent learning and teaching protocols

Excellence - Panekiretanga

Have effective pedagogy


Set challenging learning tasks and emphasise Inquiry for teaching



Akongia mo apopo
- Learn for tomorrow -