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We are committed to our core values of 

Quality Work and Respect for Others, that draw on the strength and courage of our motto

– Kia Manawa Nui –

Be Courageous.

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COMMUNITY

Trident's understanding of community is continuing to change and develop in the twenty-first century. We have  students who have taken their learning and leadership out into the local community in successful endeavours across the Whakatane district. Our senior students are constantly recognising and responding to our responsibilities as members of a global community: learning to play a part in our world community and be responsive to its needs.

 

These are complex ideas which face our twenty first century students because they are required to consider their place in a range of communities. In 2019 the school community is focusing on the two core concepts of empowerment and accountability: students were empowered to be accountable in their interactions in community events.

 

Trident Students have the opportunity to engage in community-based groups and activities such as:

 

ELECTIVES              

Electives are a point of difference here at Trident High School.  They provide a fantastic opportunity for students to work with a broad range of peers and staff in an informal setting to learn new skills and hobbies or develop in a sport. The sessions run for 75 minutes and aim to develop whanaungatanga across the school.  All students participate in Electives every Thursday afternoon. They get to select an Elective in Terms One, Two and Three.  There is a wide range of choice for students with activities such as Surfing, Driver’s License, Movie Making, Mosaics, Digital Music, Moto X, Equestrian, Coding, Gaming, Production and Theatre Sports, Chess, Quiz Challenge, Cross fit, Book Club, Knitting, Box fit, Yoga and all sports codes.  These are but a few of the activities available as we are always looking to run new and exciting programmes that are of interest to our students.