Greetings From the Language Section

Our students at NZIS come from very different countries; they are the living proof that being among peers of diverse origins enriches daily life, teaches mutual respect and fosters curiosity for other cultures. The Teaching approach. Our teaching approach is based on the most recent research on the pedagogy of languages. Communication in the classroom is supported by a strong reinforcement of grammar and pronunciation, which represents the backbone of our methodology. The students, not the teachers, are at the centre of the learning process. Our language lessons are focused on real life interactions in the classroom but we also
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Te Whaariki

At the New Zealand Independent School our Early Years program is centered on the child initiated learning style of Te Whaariki. This curriculum is not built on timetables but rather is a fluid approach to being adaptable to how our young children act and learn. Our staff must be constantly observing and communicating with each child to extend their thinking and learning. This may happen on a one-to-one or small group basis. The environment is crucial to the children’s learning as it allows the children to develop their fine and gross motor-skills, which are essential for formal learning in the
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Congratulations to All of Our Swimmers

Congratulations to all of our swimmers for their performances at the JASIS Swim Carnival at AIS on May 9th. All of our swimmers performed admirably and we finished 3rd overall, which was a fantastic effort from staff, parents and our swimmers. I would like to pass on a very sincere note of gratitude to Mr. Oscar, our Music and Bahasa teacher in Primary and Ms Erlin, our Office Supervisor and Admissions to the Primary campus. To Oscar and Erlin, both inspirational and wonderful patrons of our school, we wish you every success for the new challenges ahead. To Ms Tri,
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