Welcome to Cargill Open Plan School

Cargill Open Plan School offers all the benefits of a small country school with all of the advantages of a large town school. The ‘Open Plan’ refers to the classroom design where two classes operate in a shared space. 

Our vision is for Cargill Kids to be:

  • Well behaved

  • Socially adept and responsible

  • Critical thinkers

  • Able to adapt to change

  • Motivated to take learning further


 Our staff and children display the 4C’s which are:

   •  Care - manaaki

   •  Courtesy - atawhai

   •  Consideration - whakaaro

   •  Courage – maia, kia kaha

Mission Statement

In partnership with parents and community, this school will provide an environment where:

  • Social skills and values are developed

  • Every child is supported and educated, so that they are achieving to potential

Programmes Principles

All of our programmes will be planned, prioritised and reviewed to ensure they are consistently underpinned by the eight principles of high expectations, Treaty of Waitangi, cultural diversity, inclusion, learning to learn, community engagement, coherence and future focus.​

Through all our programmes, students will be encouraged to value:

•  Community and participation 

•  Ecological sustainability                   

•  Equity

•  Integrity        

•  Excellence 

•  Diversity    

•  Innovation

•  Curiosity             

•  Respect​

•  Inquiry            


Contact Us

Tel: (07) 886 7973

Mobile: 021 0905 3651

Email: office@cargill.school.nz


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Grampian Street

Tokoroa, New Zealand