Our Values

What are our Values?

At Wainuiomata High School we have five values that we expect our staff, students and whanau to live: Manaakitanga, Honesty, Respect, Achievement and Perseverance.


I care for all members of my school community.

I stand beside my friends and support them.

I open doors for others.

I value different cultures.


I admit when I need help.

I admit when I've made a mistake and do my best to correct it.

I take responsibility for my actions.

I return all resources and equipment.


I wear my uniform correctly.

I listen to others' thoughts and opinions.

I put my rubbish in the bin and care for my surroundings.

I speak in an appropriate way and with an nice tone.

I treat others the way I like to be treated.


I set clear tasks and work to achieve them.

I always do my best.

I celebrate my success.

I aim for excellence in whatever I do.

I arrive to class on time.


I try even if I'm afraid or think I will fail.

I push until I understand something or achieve my goal.

I will try, try and try again.

I attend all classes, even the ones I find difficult.