Waikanae Primary School The children of today are the leaders of tomorrow. Ngā mokopuna o te ra nei Ngā rangatire o āpōpō.

Proposed Timeline and a Description of Activities  





Target Dates

1.  Communication with community

·   Identify purpose of strategic planning process

·   Dates and times of events

·   Ways of communicating with parents through the process



2.     Development of Parent survey with  covering letter

·   Survey opportunity for parents

·   Key prompt questions

May 18th

3.  Facilitated Consultation Meetings with staff  

·      Staff to have input

·      Specific staff focus

May 17th

2 hours

4.  Facilitated session with the community (and staff to attend if possible)

·      Parents, BOT and staff to participate in discussions, identify key themes

·      What’s working?

·      What could be done differently?

(We will have our school back for community use by this date. The two classes currently in the hall will be in their new rooms) 


Tuesday 12th June Waikane School Hall.

5.  Community Board Week

·      Feedback board within the school grounds

·      Staff and key BOT members available for taking down information, discussing questions from survey, asking key questions etc.


6th/7th June

- as part of parent interviews

each day

6.  Second Community Board opportunity (Wellington)

·      Feedback board in Central City for 2-3 hours over lunch

·      1 x BOT member and Principal available for taking down information, discussing questions from survey, asking key questions etc.

·      Venue Kete o te Wānanga Meeting Room. Royal Society NZ. 11 Turnbull St, Thorndon, Wellington. 


8th June 11.30 am to 12.30pm 

7. Survey Extended

Final closing date for survey

14 June

8. Board Meeting

BOT discussion input and recording of any key messages and themes from informal  discussions with parents to consultant

15 June

9. Board Sub Committee

Key themes and information collated under headings for Board consideration

29 June

10. Community

Key themes displayed for parent input etc

3rd to 6th July

11. Chris  Rowan

Any new iformation from discussions put in themes

13 July

12. Board Sub Committee

Draft Strategic Plan to BOT for discussion

18 July

13. Board

Presentation of draft to full BOT meeting

15 August

14.  Launch

In alignment with opening of new classrooms