ASTRA is the acronym for the core values of Wanganui Girls’ College:
A – Achieve
S – Safe
T – Tipuranga
R – Respect
A – Awhi
These are further defined as:
Achieve: Each student should work to reach their potential.
Safe: Students should work together to ensure learning happens in a safe and understanding environment.
Tipuranga: Growth happens in academic, cultural, sporting and emotional spheres.
Respect: A culture of mutual respect is a pre-requisite to achieveing successful outcomes.
Awhi: Supporting peers is key to ensuring a strong culture within our school.
Our ASTRA Programme aims to cultivate these values schoolwide. We do this through:
Since implementation of our ASTRA programme NCEA pass rates are consistently above 90%, making them amongst the best in New Zealand.