"Developing Independent Life-Long Learners"

Technology is changing fast and our education system needs to grow and adapt with it.

We are changing how we equip our children and young people to participate, create, and thrive in this fast-evolving digital world.

Pohutukawa using digital technologies to support their learning

Kowhai using ipads in the developmental skills rotation programme

The internet offers great insights and opportunities for learning. Our goal in providing success for students is to facilitate resource sharing and information accessing.

The internet access at Taita Central School is for the purpose of enhancing the learning areas of the New Zealand Curriculum, accessing research to support and assist with student learning.

Learning about internet safety is an important skill to teach and the children need to be able to think critically about the information they are accessing.

At Taita Central School, the Year 0-2 students use ipads to support their learning, Year 3-4 students use a mix of ipads and netbooks and the Year 5-6’s use a range of devices including chromebooks. By Year 5-6, students should be able to choose the most appropriate tool and programme to best support their desired outcomes.

What is Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko

Digital Technologies & Hangarau Matihiko is about teaching our tamariki and children how technology works, and how they can use that knowledge to solve problems.

Once this new curriculum is introduced, our kids won’t just be using devices like computers and smart phones. The changed curriculum will mean that schools will be teaching our young people the computer science principles that all digital technologies are built on.

Your child will benefit from having these future thinking skills.



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Whakapā mai / Contact Us
Phone: 04 5677214
Wāhi Noho / Physical Address
33a Churton Crescent,
Lower Hutt, 5011
Ngā Wāhanga 2021 / Term Dates

Term 1: Mon 03 Feb – Fri 16 Apr
Term 2: Mon 03 May – Fri 09 JulyTerm 3: Mon 26 Jul – Fri 01 OctTerm 4: Mon 18 Oct – Wed 15 Dec

Ngā Hāora /Hours
Office Hours: 8.15am – 3.00pm
Bell Times: 9.00 a.m. School Starts11.00 a.m. - 11.40 a.m. Morning Tea1.00 p.m. - 1.40 p.m. Lunch3.00 p.m. School finishes