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

Peter Corlett


Study Leave for 2019




BEd, Dip.Min (Te Nikau), Dip Tchg

General Information

Peter, will be on Study Leave for 2019 working towards his Masters Degree. He will return to part time teaching later in the year. Peter was formerly part of our Year 5 / 6 teaching team. He has extensive experience in the teaching sector and the wider educational community. He continues his role as the Staff Representative on the BoT and has been active in NZEI, including serving as the Chairperson of the Kapiti Branch NZEI. Peter’s passion for the effective use of ICT as a learning tool, his interest in student self-efficacy and enabling students to become self-managing, has guided his classroom teaching practice. Peter’s other community roles such as a marriage and funeral celebrant reflect his interest in the pastoral care of students and school colleagues. Class pets have been a constant feature of his classroom spaces