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 taumata”


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-centered 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 have  a strong value-centered culture, through PB4L (Positive     Behaviour for Learning) and the PARK (Participate, Achieve, Respect and Kindness) way 
  • 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