Assessments provide the opportunity for students to determine their progress, receive feedback and direct their learning. Teachers meet with students regularly throughout each term to review their work, discuss next learning steps, personal goals and new challenges. A variety of assessments are used including observation, formative assessments, progress indicators and standardised assessments to determine student progress. Students are also given the opportunity to appraise their own work and that of their peers.
Parents are offered twice yearly formal progress reports to inform whanau of individual student progress. These reports are followed by meetings with teachers to open discussions about achievements and goals. Families, students and whanau however, are always encouraged and welcomed to meet with educators more often, to achieve a sense of community throughout their child’s education.