Picton School Develops Citizenship

We show respect, responsibility, have a broad foundation of knowledge and are independent thinkers.


In addition to our Mission and Vision Statements, Picton School will seek to enable all students:

  • To develop a love of learning
  • To work independently; interact co-operatively;inquire confidently; problem solve meaningfully;make appropriate choices and cope with change.
  • To prepare for their next educational level and achieve at their highest academic standard.
  • To demonstrate confidence, enthusiasm and a positive sense of self esteem and belonging, irrespective of ability, gender or ethnic background.
  • To appreciate, value and celebrate differences among people.
  • To work with ease in the ever changing world of information technology.
  • To foster imagination and creativity.
  • To take responsibility for their own learning and develop understanding of their learning style.
  • To develop and flourish within a positive school and community environment.
  • To experience learning through the Essential Skills (Thinking, Using language, symbols and texts, Managing self, Relating to others, Participating and contributing.)


At Picton School we believe in 'Celebrating Learning'.

Our Celebration of Learning evenings provide an opportunity for our students to share their learning inquiries with parents and whānau.