Nelson Park School - In all things seek the highest - Whaia ko te taumata

Our Values and Beliefs  

In All Things Seek The Highest

"Whaia ko te taumataā€¯


Our Core Beliefs are lived out in the culture of our school. They are a reflection of the way we do things at Nelson Park School.


  • All children have the right to achieve their learning potential.
  • We create a community of life long learners.
  • Our environment provides child-centred learning.
  • We value and nurture creativity.
  • We find joy in learning through the wonder of discovery.
  • We celebrate diversity and difference in an inclusive school climate.
  • We maintain a strong value-centred culture where virtues are practised.
  • We are a happy school where fun and laughter is an everyday occurrence.



Our Logo

The Circle symbolises the development of whole child

The Tree reflects the growth of the child into adulthood

The Raupo and Pukeko represent an understanding of nature and environment

The Book links the importance of knowledge and learning