Since becoming a Microsoft Showcase School and a member of the Global Schools Alliance, we have welcomed many visitors from New Zealand and around the world.

Visitors are often interested in looking at:

  • Our collaborative learning spaces, experiencing how this is for our teachers and our students
  • How we enact our school vision of Empower. Enrich (outlined here) through:
    • Personalised Learning
    • Project Based / Inquiry Learning
    • Play-based / Investigative play
    • E-Learning/ Digital Technology
  • Our dual pathway for our students:
    • Our Māori pathway, Whānau Ata, which delivers Marautanga o Aotearoa
    • Our English pathway which delivers the New Zealand Curriculum

We invite you to come, see and be inspired by what is possible. School visits provide a great opportunity to view our world-class facilities, experience our unique learning environment and ask any questions you may have about our school.

You are very welcome to visit us.

 

Enrich

Engage

Empower

 
PurposeOverview of teaching and learning and see our collaborative learning spacesGreater insight into learning at our school and collaborative hubs so that you can experience what is possible, how teaching and learning happens and is manged. Get amongst it!In-depth personalised, experience which enables you to build skills and knowledge needed to transfer aspects of teaching and learning at our school to your school context.
What will you see & do?
  • A mihi whakatau
  • Presentation – history and new build design
  • Overview of learning and teaching at Freemans Bay
  • Tour of school – observations
  • Question and answer session
  • A mihi whakatau
  • Presentation – history and new build design
  • Overview of learning and teaching at Freemans Bay
  • Tour of school – staying in one hub for an extended period of time
  • Question and answer session
  • Time speaking with class teachers and students
Tailored professional learning, facilitated here or at your place
Who is it for?Individuals and small groupsIdeal for school staff or whole teamIdeal for larger groups
How many participants?

Limited to 24 participants

Up to 6 participants per school/organisation

Limited to 12 participantsNegotiable
How much time?9am -11am

4.5-hour option: 9am – 1.30pm

OR

6-hour option 9am – 3pm

 
Availability?Experience Tours are offered once a term on a Tuesday (please see form on link for specific dates)

Slots available most each Term – Weeks 2-9

(Term 1 weeks 4-9 and Term 4 weeks 2-7)

One school at a time in order to differentiate content/ process

Upon request
What is the investment?Free of charge

$500 for 4.5-hour option.

$800 for 6-hour option (split across participants)

Negotiated (and based on $1,200 a day for 1-6 people)
How do we book?Bookings can be made by completing the School Visit Request Form hereBookings can be made by completing the School Visit Request Form hereBookings can be made by completing the School Visit Request Form here

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