Curriculum & Facilities

Tauranga Intermediate provides:

English lessons 

  • Pleasant modern classroom within the international department
  • Spacious classrooms with interactive white boards and computers
  • Supported by a well resourced library/information centre

Multi Media - optional

  • Paper less digital programme
  • Students work on their own personal laptops

Children with Special Abilities (CWSA) classrooms

  • Develop their thinking and team problem solving skills

Modern specialised work spaces in the technology area

  • Electronics
  • Food Technology
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICT)
    • 3 computer suites with specialist teachers
  • Materials Technology
  • Structures and Mechanisms
  • Science & Bio Technology

Music, visual arts and performing arts

  • Specialist teachers who are experts in their area
  • Fully equipped music suite including a recording studio
  • Musical instrument lessons available – drums, guitar, flute, violin, keyboard
  • Award winning school choir
  • Rock band, orchestra
  • Biennial musical show

Outdoor Education

  • A wide range of challenging outdoor experiences to develop confidence
    • Kayaking
    • Rock wall climbing
    • High Ropes
    • Abseiling
    • Hiking in the New Zealand native forest
    • Orienteering
    • Archery
  • All students attend a one week outdoor experience at the schools Ngamuwahine Outdoor Education Lodge


  • Development of skills in many sports
    • Football
    • Golf Academy
    • Basketball
    • Tennis
    • Hockey
    • Volleyball
    • Netball
    • Rock climbing
    • Rugby
    • Badminton
    • Cross Country running
    • Athletics
    • Triathlons
    • Mountain Biking
    • Surfing
    • Kayaking
    • Gymnastics
    • Cheerleading
  • Astro–turf courts and a modern well equipped gymnasium

Tauranga International School

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