Whānau Teams

“Collaborative teaching and learning” 

 

At Tahatai Coast School, classrooms at the same Year Levels work collaboratively in Whānau teams, giving students the chance to learn alongside their peers and teachers from other classes across their year levels.




Kororā Whānau - Year 0/1


Whānau Team Leader: Miriam Collins

Whānau Teachers: Amy Bidois, Miriam Collins and Nicola Simpson.






Pīwakawaka Whānau - Year 1


Whānau Team Leader: Miriam Collins

Whānau Teachers: Shona Mackenzie, Nicky Scott, Kerry Hardisty, Kerry Laugesen, Melissa Parkins, Gemma Tebble and Rachel Zinyowera.





Tui Whānau - Year 2


Whānau Team Leader: Trudi Farrelly

Whānau Teachers: Kelly Maaka, Trudi Farrelly, Molly Gallichan, Miriam Hadfield and Maria Adam.





Kea Whānau - Year 3/4


Whānau Team Leader: Keri Hunt

Whānau Teachers: Keri Hunt, Judith Williams, Bianca Nielsen and Natasha Ballantyne.





Pūkeko Whānau - Year 3/4


Whānau Team Leader: Alison Robilliard

Whānau Teachers: Dianne Pellow, Mike Standing, Alison Robilliard, Pauline Uden and Eliot Hall.





Kererū Whānau - Year 5/6  


Whānau Team Leader: Justine Taylor

Whānau Teachers: Greg Semmens, Nick Chester, Jen Pachoud, Kate Hollard and Justine Taylor.





Ruru Whānau - Year 5/6 


Whānau Team Leader: Hayden McCormack

Whānau Teachers: Sarah Nancolas, Hayden McCormack, Kate Hollard, Hayley Hikairo, Rebecca Borman and Martin Dijkgraaf.