Manulua

Years 5 - 8

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Manulua consists of seven classes - four at Year 5-6 and three at Year 7-8.  One of the key tenets we try to instill in our students is to make the most of every opportunity presented to them, whether it be sporting, academic, cultural, or anything else.  We want our students to be the absolute best they can be in whatever they do.  We encourage them to set goals and formulate action plans to achieve their goals, and regularly revise these goals and plans throughout the year.

We have a rich tapestry of ethnicities in our team and we make a point to both acknowledge and value all cultures, whether Maori, Samoan, Tongan, Fijian, Pakeha, Cambodian…the list goes on!  We run a Fiafia Night at least once a year, with all Manulua students heavily involved.

Sport is a big focus in Manulua and our team is often well-represented in school teams, many of which enjoy huge success at an inter-school level.  Our school sends teams to the AIMS Games in Tauranga each September and again, Manulua students usually feature prominently.

Some of the other programmes and activities Manulua students are involved in include:

  • Rehu Tai (an Auckland-wide speech competition)

  • Mathex (an Auckland-wide maths competition)

  • Community Swim (weekly professional swimming lessons)

  • School Councillors

Digital artwork created by some of our Manulua students.