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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

The opportunity to thrive, not just survive

These turbulent times mean it has never been more important to carefully consider your children’s well-being and happiness. So many children are anxious about the future. To equip them to thrive in a world of change and uncertainty, in 2009 we created a school that first and foremost builds their inner strength and social skills. From that base of deep inner knowing they are able to produce outstanding academic results.

One of the key strengths we focus on is resilience. Like the other Seven Oaks strengths, this is not a separate topic simply bolted on to the regular curriculum; the principles that grow resilience have consciously been built into our day-to-day educational programme and into the caring, respectful way our carefully selected team of talented and committed educators interact with each student.

Seven Oaks is the school we would all have benefited from when we were young: small class sizes, a caring approach and respect for individuality are at the foundation of our vibrant community. We think all children can achieve their potential with our advanced educational model, so we keep our fees low to make it accessible to more families. If you would like to find out more, please do get in touch.

Jeremy Orczy
Seven Oaks School Principal
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PRINCIPAL'S MESSAGE

The education

we all wish for

These turbulent times mean it has never been more important to carefully consider your children’s well-being and happiness. So many children are anxious about the future. To equip them to prosper in a world of change and uncertainty, in 2009 we created a school that first and foremost builds their inner strength and social skills. From that base of deep inner knowing they are able to produce outstanding academic results.

One of the key strengths we focus on is resilience. Like the other Seven Oaks strengths, this is not a separate topic simply bolted on to the regular curriculum; the principles that grow resilience have consciously been built into our day-to-day educational programme and into the caring, respectful way our carefully selected team of talented and committed educators interact with each student.

Seven Oaks is the school we would all have benefited from when we were young: small class sizes, a caring approach and respect for individuality are at the foundation of our vibrant community. We think all children can achieve their potential with our advanced educational model, so we keep our fees low to make it accessible to more families. If you would like to find out more, please do get in touch.

Jeremy Orczy
Principal
Seven strengths we build at Seven Oaks »

Developing the skills to thrive

Brilliant Curriculum »

Learn about our progressive curriculum

Parents' stories »

Read more about our holistic approach

Small classes

Low ratios enable educators to get to know students and properly meet their needs

Real-world learning

Students learn better when they understand how knowledge can be applied

Academic results

Check out our outstanding academic results and ERO report findings
Y0-2 | Ages 5-7

These early years are critical to developing a positive sense of identity at school – finding their own happy place in the wider world of learning

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Y3-4 | Ages 7-9

Exploring and observing, discovering and explaining – lots of hands-on experiences and activities give a practical context to emerging academic skills

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Y5-6 | Ages 9-11

With a strong focus on creativity and self-expression, team and leadership skills and personal growth, we encourage social responsibility and ask students to listen to their hearts and minds

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Y7-8 | Ages 11-13

As our students start to look towards new horizons, we ensure their skills are cemented and encourage independence, confidence and respect for others and the environment

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School news and events

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1 month ago

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We are going to cancel our September 23rd Open Day because of the Level 2 restrictions.

However, I can do individual meetings and tours. Would you like to come in for a chat and a look around? I'm free most mornings and all day Friday.

Jeremy Orczy
Principal
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Hi Jeremy decided to join the page so I can keep up. I’ll contact you by email Re booking in some visits for Bradley. Thanks for your time today.

1 month ago

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The first day of Alert Level 2 and the children are so happy to be back at school. They were so excited to see all their friends after three weeks of online learning ... See MoreSee Less

The first day of Alert Level 2 and the children are so happy to be back at school. They were so excited to see all their friends after three weeks of online learning

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Cool pic if I say so myself!!❤️

2 months ago

Seven Oaks School

Getting ready for market day, where students can take lots of different things into the real world, making learning feel productive and therefore more permanent. They've been making individual plans for their own stalls, brainstorming lots of ideas for what they could produce – bouncy balls, friendship bracelets and our garden stall are some ideas we are working on. It's wonderful to work with mixed ages and see the rich learning that happens when our seniors mentor our smallest learners. Miri is planning a rock-painting stall, Benjamin is creating maze booklets and Theo J is thinking about a balloon animal stall. We will be sure to let you know how these plans come together! ... See MoreSee Less

Getting ready for market day, where students can take lots of different things into the real world, making learning feel  productive and therefore more permanent. Theyve been making individual plans for their own stalls, brainstorming lots of ideas for what they could produce – bouncy balls, friendship bracelets and our garden stall are some ideas we are working on. Its wonderful to work with mixed ages and see the rich learning that happens when our seniors mentor our smallest learners. Miri is planning a rock-painting stall, Benjamin is creating maze booklets and Theo J is thinking about a balloon animal stall. We will be sure to let you know how these plans come together!

4 months ago

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We engage learners at Seven Oaks School with collaborative activities that suit their learning style. The fact that these students had a great time exploring and discussing number patterns together makes their learning deeper and more positive.
#BuildingBrilliance #sevenoaksschoolnz #mathskills
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We engage learners at Seven Oaks School with collaborative activities that suit their learning style. The fact that these students had a great time exploring and discussing number patterns together makes their learning deeper and more positive.
#buildingbrilliance #sevenoaksschoolnz #mathskills
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"My daughter was not coping with the modern learning environment at her school. Moving her to Seven Oaks was the best decision. The nurturing environment with small class sizes and caring educators have transformed my daughter into a happy, confident girl, who looks forward to going to school every day. Highly recommended!"

Meeghan, parent

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Seven Oaks Progressive Achievement Test (PAT) Results 2019

(Percentage comparison with national average)

  • National average
  • Seven Oaks School Years 5 & 6
  • Seven Oaks School Years 7 & 8
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