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. In partnership with parents and community, our mission is to provide an environment where social skill and values are developed and every child is supported and educated, so that they are achieving to their 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