Education outside the Classroom

To provide challenges for all students enabling them to develop as well rounded individuals and socially responsible Catholics.

To facilitate community envolvement and a spirit of cooperation.

To develop sustainable ecological understandings and actions.

Respecting self, others and the environment.

Valuing people and creation as holy and blessed.

Camp Adair

Every second year the students in year 5 and 6 attend the YMCA camp Adair in the Hunua Ranges, www.ymcaauckland.org.nz  for 3 days and 2 nights.

Catering is provided by the camp staff.

Students participate in a range of outdoor activities supported by experienced, trained facilitators.

These may include:

Abseiling               Archery                 Crate challenge

Climbing wall       Flying kiwi             Rambo bridge

Super fox              Tramping             Team building initiatives

For each activity students choose their own level of challenge, in an environment of supportive peers and adults.

Participating in these activities allows students to experience “Challenge by choice” the philosophy underpinning the camp.

The camp is a highlight on the school calendar.

Things to take to camp

Health profile and medical consent

Parental consent, emergency procedures and risk disclosure

Muriwai Beach Sleepover for Year 6 Students

Each year we provide an opportunity for our Year 6 students to visit Muriwai Beach.

The Purpose of going to Muriwai is to

  • visit the Gannet Colony
  • develop an appreciation of God’s creation
  • learn about safety at a surf beach

Muriwai Beach Sleepover Gear List

Health profile and medical consent

Parental consent, emergency procedures and risk disclosure

Arataki Sleepover.

The sleepover at Arataki  is an annual event for Year 4 students.

It takes place in term four when the weather is hopefully starting to warm up.

The focus for this outdoor learning experience is New Zealand bush with emphasis on what lives in the bush, conservation, safety and survival.

The sleepover is organised by the Year four class teachers with a small group of parents helping with the supervising and cooking.

The programme is delivered by well qualified park rangers who have a passion for our environment.

Gear list

Click below to download Health Forms

Health profile and medical consent

Parental consent, emergency procedures and risk disclosure