* Excellent academic results * Highly qualified teaching staff * Excellent Learning facilities * Focus on the individual learner * Strong student support for the international students * Wide range of extra curricular learning opportunities * Sophisticated technology to enhance student achievement * Future focused

A New Zealand Experience

We have 34 different nationalities at Takapuna Normal Intermediate School. Students come from all around the world to learn and experience New Zealand culture. For many it is a wonderful experience and creates lifelong friendships and memories.

International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme

The New Zealand Curriculum under the umbrella of the International Baccalaureate programme has ensured a learning environment in which students of all nationalities and abilities can grow and succeed.

Focus on Learning

The New Zealand Curriculum and the IBPYP aim to provide a quality learning experience for all students. At Takapuna Normal Intermediate School we want young people to be confident, actively involved lifelong learners.

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What kind of experience can you expect for your child when you choose Takapuna Normal Intermediate School?

 

Caring Educators

Don’t take our word for it when you can hear the following words our students use to describe our staff; “inspirational, caring, thoughtful, cheerful, humorous” and “awesome!”

Modern Equipment

In our view, technology is just a fact of life that everyone has to understand how to use. Therefore we actively embrace it’s use at T.N.I.S. We make a deliberate effort to ensure that children and teachers can take advantage of technology in their teaching and learning.

Great Opportunities

We have 34 different nationalities at Takapuna Normal Intermediate School. Students come from all around the world to learn and experience New Zealand culture. For many it is a wonderful experience and creates lifelong friendships and memories.

A New Zealand Experience

New Zealand is the place where most people of the world want to live because it is clean, unspoiled and offers a lifestyle with all of the technology of the 21st century. Nearby islands like Motutapu and Waiheke provide great opportunities for overnight camping trips.

Chances to Excel

In terms of extra curricula activities 95% of students are doing at least one extra curricular activity and many students are doing two or more. This has resulted in some exceptional achievements across academic, sporting and cultural pursuits. Just one example? A T.N.I.S. team came second in the world in a global literature competition.

Learning Focused

On the academic front, the staff at T.N.I.S. has been challenged with bringing three different educational strands together into a single coherent and interesting academic programme. These are the New Zealand Curriculum, the National Standards compliance obligations, and our commitments to the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme.

View our extracurriculer activities and see all the amazing opportunities your child could be exposed to!

We believe that kids should be happy, confident, safe and be encouraged to feel that it’s ok to be different. For our overseas students we like to provide the competitive edge they need to excell.

Zhiren

We have 34 different nationalities at Takapuna Normal Intermediate School. Students come from all around the world to learn and experience New Zealand culture. For many it is a wonderful experience and creates lifelong friendships and memories.

Sophie

"I love Inquiry Learning because you get to choose the topic and then can learn by yourself"

Justin

"I love working at my level and there is such a variety of learning in the IB programme."

Takapuna Normal Intermediate welcomes enrolment applications from international students. At present, there are students from around the world studying at the school. They come for a first class education and to take advantage of the many academic, cultural and sporting opportunities that Takapuna Normal Intermediate offers. Download the School Brochure