At Waitaki Girls, we strive for and expect excellence in all academic, sporting, cultural and social activities that the school provides.
We provide a challenging curriculum with learning opportunities for all in a disciplined and caring environment.
The Waitaki Way:
Kia Kaha i kā katoa
Waitaki Girls' High School is obligated and committed to:
Fulfilling all the requirements set out in the National Educational Goals
Administering the School according to the National Administration Guidelines
Delivering the curriculum to all students in a balanced programme as outlined in the New Zealand Curriculum and National Curriculum Statements
Ma Mahi Kia Ora
– Work leads to good health
– it is the People; it is the People; it is the People
A curriculum which fosters confidence, challenge and the attainment of personal independence, providing students with a sense of involvement. Along with the preparation for a worthwhile career the curriculum will assist students in working out a satisfying, personal philosophy of life.
An organised, secure environment in which every member of the school community can expect concern for their welfare and the facilities which will enhance achievement inside and outside the classroom.
A philosophy which fosters collective, supportive activity towards common goals, self-discipline, self-worth for all, courtesy and consideration towards others, pride in belonging to the school and what it represents through the maintenance of high personal standards including uniform and grooming.