LEVIN EAST SCHOOL IS A YEAR 0 – 6 CONTRIBUTING PRIMARY SCHOOL, WHICH WAS ESTABLISHED IN 1953. IT HAS A ROLL OF APPROXIMATELY 380 AND IS LOCATED IN THE GROWING HOROWHENUA REGION.
Nestled between the Tararua Ranges and the Tasman Sea, the area boasts an abundance of natural features and a friendly and welcoming community.
At Levin East School, we have a fantastic and progressive teaching team, a supportive and engaged board of trustees and a passionate and active school community. The school is well regarded in the area and our team embrace and engage with modern pedagogical practices.
Levin East celebrates the diversity of its community and students. 53% of the roll is Maori, 7% is Pasifika. The school’s environment and practices support students with high learning needs. Levin East has MLEs as well as single cell learning spaces, beautifully maintained grounds, a large school hall, sports courts, a large grassed field and a covered school pool.
The school enjoys a strong relationship with Muaūpoko as mana whenua, partnering with them on significant initiatives to ensure Māori students achieve success as Māori.
Levin East is involved in the Taitoko Community of Learners (Kahui Ako), the Te Hinaki Education Trust and programmes alongside Te Takeretanga o Kura-hau-pō (Levin Community Centre).
The school enjoys many connections with sports organisations, giving students access to regular sporting opportunities. There are a large number of teams of students developing skills as they compete in summer and winter sports.
Schoolwide systems such as Learning through Play, iLearn, Tamariki Ora and “Teaching as Inquiry” seek to accelerate social and academic progress for all students.