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Paparoa Street School – An innovative approach to reimagining teaching and learning

Paparoa Street School, located in Papanui, Christchurch, caters for students from Years 1 – 6. The school is working in innovative ways with students, whānau, staff, and the community to re-vision their shared purpose for teaching and learning. Principal Pene Abbie shares the journey they have been on, which has included the use of design hacks and the launch of the Festival of the Future.

Why re-vision?

The re-visioning process

Planning the Festival of the Future

On the day

Where to next?

Advice to other schools

Additional resources