Welcome to Ashley Rakahuri School
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Welcome to Ashley Rakahuri School. We are a semi rural full primary school located 5kms north of Rangiora in the Waimakariri District and we cater for approximately 170 students. We are extremely proud of our school and invite you to come in and learn more about our values and how we do things here.
Please contact us if you have any questions. We would love to hear from you.
Ashley Rakahuri School places a priority on the foundation skills of literacy and numeracy. It recognises the place of regular physical activity to aid a child's development.
Mathematics & Statistics
Students explore Math’s patterns & apply them to everyday life.
Students learn to explore & enjoy visual, oral & written language.
Students learn how Science works in with the Natural & Physical world.
Health & Physical Education
Students will learn about their own physical health & other people in society.
Student’s will learn Innovation & Critical Thinking.
Learning about how societies work and how people can participate within them.
What The Parents Say
“We love Ashley Rakahuri School for our children because they are a unique, inclusive small country school. There is a really lovely community feel within the school, and our children always feel happy and encouraged.“
“We chose Ashley Rakahuri School for its core values and country feel. It was important to us that our children were well supported through the transitions of pre schooling right through to high school.“
What The Kids Say
“At Ashley Rakahuri School we have a lot of roles like Jump Jam, Kapa Haka, Enviro group, Sports shed and librarian. I really like Ashley School’s location out of the city and a little bit in the country!”“
“I like how we include different people to this school like people with learning difficulties & medical conditions. We also include different cultures and most other schools don't. I like how we are a rubbish free school & we are also an enviro school as well.“
“I only just got to this school and so far I think it is amazing! I have been given so many opportunities e.g be a school librarian, join the kapa haka group and join the school basketball team.“