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About Riverdale School


Empowering successful inquiring learners


Mission Statement

Inquiring confident learners through a flexible, connected learning community.

We believe in inquiry based learning and digital literacy as expressed through our connected curriculum. We believe the future holds an exciting challenge for our students. The learning environment we develop will play a vital role in ensuring our students remain open to new ideas, expand their horizons through their own dreams, talents and personal values and key competencies to help them become lifelong learners and effective citizens.



Nga Matapono

We have a set of guiding beliefs and attitudes which are part of what we believe is important for each child to have so they succeed at school and in the future;


  • Numerate and Literate
  • Critical Thinker
  • Knowledgeable and Skilled
  • Mixed Media Capable
  • Globally Aware



  • Curious and Adaptable
  • Risk Taker
  • Problem Solver


Effective Communicator:

  • Articulate
  • Interactive
  • Empathetic Listener


Self Manager:

  • Inspired by Challenge
  • Collaborative
  • Independent
  • Action Based
  • Planned and Organised

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