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A warm welcome to Fordell School, a rural year 1-8 school in the heart of a fabulous farming community, only 10 minutes from Whanganui.

2020 Term Dates - please note term 2 still finishes on Friday 3 July

Term 2: Wednesday 15 April (Term 2 is a longer term due to Easter and the Covid-19 closing schools earlier) - Friday 3 July

Term 3: Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September

Term 4: Monday 12 October - Tuesday 15 December

 

Opening doors to the future! 

Fordell School Vision: 

"Community partnership creating confident, connected, life-long learners." 

 


Our Values

 (Our values are our cornerstones/expectations in learning and behaviour)

Courage

-    Persevere

-    Make good and honest choices

-    Show confidence

Compassion

-    Show empathy

-    Pride for myself and school

-    Work as a team

Respect

-    Speak with and show respect

-    Let others learn

-    Caring for equipment and property

Responsibility

-    Ready to learn

-    Be committed 

-    Take ownership for my choices


Learning Muscles: 

The 4Rs(KCs)

Resilience

-      I display a ‘can do’ attitude and give things a go.

-      I accept challenges and disappointments as a natural part of my learning.

-      I know my strengths and actively work on my next steps.

Resourcefulness

-      I express my ideas confidently and creatively.

-      I confidently use digital technology.

-      I make and create meaning

Reflectiveness

-      I reflect on my learning.

-      I think creatively and critically.

-      I am curious about the world and ask questions.

Reciprocity 

-      I value and respect the views of others.

-      I enthusiastically participate and contribute my ideas.

-      I am an active listener and learn from others.

-      I am responsible for own actions and choices.

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