Philosophy & Values

Rangi Ruru is a family school. Every girl is important and is encouraged to share and care for others, and to gain a sense of personal worth and achievement.

Philosophy Statement

The school provides high quality independent education for girls in a stimulating and supportive environment with excellence as the goal for every student. The programmes offered and the values upheld by the school:

  • Provide an extensive and stimulating range of academic, creative, cultural, sporting and social experiences
  • Provide opportunities for students to develop their resilience, initiative, independence and leadership skills
  • Provide care and support in an environment which fosters self-confidence, tolerance and concern for others
  • Encourage each student to identify and develop her full potential and to seek excellence
  • Foster the development of young women who are confident, enthusiastic, well-educated and equipped with a range of social and academic skills
  • To maintain a pro-active stance in the educational community.

Core Values

The Rangi Ruru philosophy is underpinned by a belief in and commitment to the five core values. The following of this code of behaviour by the Rangi Ruru community will mean that a sense of personal worth and integrity will be fostered in each person. The Rangi values are:

Respect – for ones self, for others and for the environment
Aroha – a sense of inclusiveness, a sense of trust and belonging
eNdeavour and eNthusiasm – commitment, discipline and passion
Generosity of spirit – service to others, compassion, tolerance, unselfishness
Integrity and honesty

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