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Kahui Rangatahi


e-Pro 8



+64 7 348 9888

83 – 95 Malfroy Road, Rotorua

Our Mission Statement

“Rotorua Intermediate enabling progress and achievement within a collaborative and innovative learning community targeting personalised and globally connected learning experiences to prepare our learners for an ever-changing world”

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Progress Discussions kick off next week! Please make sure you book a time. If you need help to do so, please contact our school office.

Parent-teacher-student progress discussions will be held at the following times:
3:30pm - 6.30pm Tuesday 18 August
1:30pm - 6.30pm Tuesday 25 August (school finishes at 1pm on this day)
To book your interviews, go to in your browser, and enter the event code nz79v.
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*** CAKE SALE ***


Under the Canopy. Please bring some coins to buy some yummy homemade treats.

Everything will be $1 or $2
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Our Hurungaterangi whanau focus for this term is "Te Ao Awhi" or "Helping Hands". We are learning about how our community relies on the help and organisation of particular groups of people.

As a class we have been discussing what needs our community has and thinking of ways in which we can help as volunteers. This week we were fortunate enough to be invited by Te Taumata O Ngati Whakaue to help prepare a space for our homeless community. We had an amazing time and we are looking forward to our next venture!

If you have any ideas or contacts that you think would benefit from this kaupapa then please email Whaea Lisa.
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Thank you to the Digital Natives Academy who are working with students. Their focus is on team building, coding and animation. ... See MoreSee Less

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We have a FOTS Mufti Day tomorrow, Wednesday 5th August 2020.

It is a gold coin donation.
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Games this week

RIS Black
Game time 7 pm
Turf 1
Be at the turf 6.15 pm

RIS Grey
Game time 7pm
Turf 2
Be at the turf 6.15 pm

Early morning training Wednesday 5th August
6.30 am

Trainings this week
Wednesday’s Black Team
3.15-4.15 pm

Thursday’s Grey Team
3.15-4.15 pm

Whaea Jo and Miss Kang
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Grading is now over, grades and sections are below. Games will now be 9:30am and 10:30am (4x 10minute quarters)

Please check the draw for this weekend the 08/08/2020

Any questions email the following,
Year 8
Year 7
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Hockey, Winter tournament today. Mt Maunganui

Won 2 Games
Lost 3 Games

Good day, game tonight again for our team at 7 pm.
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Manaakitanga means the process of showing kindness, respect, generosity and caring for others. At RIS we have developed a comprehensive School Wide Awards system to help promote and recognise students achievements in these areas. These awards motivate the students to demonstrate the 3Rs in all areas of their learning and help foster Manaakitanga throughout the school.


We encourage parents to invest in their child’s future learning by purchasing for them their own chromebook, thereby allowing for anytime, anywhere learning.

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01. Respect for Self

Developing a strong sense of self-respect can help you fulfill your potential, develop healthy relationships, and make everyone around you see you as a person who is worthy of respect.

02. Respect for Others

Develop an understanding of the importance of respectful behavior and become aware of the many ways in which we can show respect toward each other.

03. Responsibility for your Actions

Taking responsibility for your actions and accepting the role you play in shaping your life and relationships is a vital trait of healthy development.

Habits for learning


  • Adapting when disruption is caused through new possibilities
  • Open minded to suggested ideas and 'blue sky' thinking
  • Actively reflects and adapts current strategies to explore improvements


  • Learning together to achieve a common goal
  • Actively participates and contributes ideas and skills
  • Communicates effectively and respectfully with others
  • Inclusive of everyone to achieve positive outcomes


  • Seeks multiple solutions for problems
  • Inquisitive about understanding their world and enhancing it
  • Creative and uses their imagination to design possible solutions


  • Demonstrates perseverance to progress
  • Committed to using their potential to overcome difficulties
  • Considers new possibilities when unsuccessful

Self Managing

  • Plans and takes responsibility for their learning
  • Demonstrates innovative approaches to manage tasks and challenges
  • Sets actions and reviews their smart goals regularly


  • Is curious about ‘why’, so asks questions
  • Uses questioning as a power to motivate learning
  • Seeks knowledge, skills, relationships and experiences to make sense of their world

Graphic Design

Graphic design is a creative process using art & technology to communicate ideas.


Coding is what makes it possible for us to create software, apps, and websites.

Music Performance

What is the difference between Noise and Music, Guitar and Keyboard?


Adolescent Health is about researching and discovering our changing needs.

Design Engineering

Design Engineering is based on Hard Materials and Electronics.

Culinary Arts

Culinary Art refers to the process of cooking and arranging food.

Minecraft Design

In Minecraft Design students create, connect problem-solve and collaborate with peers.


The process of science starts with a question, but science is more than just being curious about how things happen.


Through the provision of engaging learning opportunities, within our collaborative learning environment, students will demonstrate self-management skills and be inspired to be creative.

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