Principals Message

Welcome to Kuranui Primary School. You will find us beneath the beautiful Kaimai ranges. We are a fantastic learning community, well-resourced in a peaceful country setting.

We are proud to be part of Kuranui Primary School. The children, families and staff make this a great place to be.  As a country school we offer a wide range of opportunities for our learners. Our shared vision is

“Striving to be the best we can in a caring and safe learning environment”

“Ko te whai i te tika kia manaakitia te tangata e te aroha huri noa i toona taiao.”

We provide quality learning in a family setting. We are grateful to our parents who fundraise to help make our school the fantastic place that it is. We have a wonderful BOT who help manage our school in conjunction with the staff.

We offer small class sizes with very capable teachers who help guide our students to become lifelong learners in all areas of our school curriculum. We want our students to leave Kuranui Primary School enabled and empowered to be 21st century learners.

The teaching staff have a wide range of expertise, interests and experience. Supported by the principal to provide a wide range of learning opportunites for our tamariki. They work as a team sharing professional skills and knowledge.

Parents and caregivers are welcome to join us in the classroom during our learning or at varied other times such as sports, trips, camp, agricultural day and at our student led conferences and assemblies.

By choosing Kuranui Primary School for your child/ren you will begin a wonderful journey working together in partnership with us to provide the best quality learning outcomes for your child/ren.

I welcome you and your family to Kuranui Primary School and trust that we will provide you with the best learning outcomes for your child in a supportive environment. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any queries.

Mike Thornley

Proud Principal of Kuranui Primary School