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Gifted and Talented Education

Our co-ordinator, Esther Hansen would love to hear from you.

The new Gifted and Talented programme at Pukekohe High school is currently under development. The teachers involved are dedicated to developing a rigorous, innovative, meaningful academic environment to challenge the intellectual and creative abilities of gifted and talented students.

Students are identified by feeder schools, teachers, parents, peers and Kaitiaki Aakonga (Year Level Deans). The Gifted and Talented students will then be provided with a range of opportunities to extend and enrich the classroom curriculum through faculties.

Additional activities such as guest speakers and field-trips during the school year may be organised to develop links between gifted students across the school.

We take a focus on the well-being of gifted students, developing greater participation in scholarship at senior levels and critical thinking skills.

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BYOD for Learning

With the resurfacing of COVID in our region and changes in
Alert Levels causing students to continue their learning from home, having a
reliable device at home to access online learning, remain connected with
teachers, and receive feedback about their work makes 
BYOD more essential than

Click here for a reminder of our BYOD recommendations.