How We Got Started
Oranga School in New Zealand is a primary school established in February 1949 and currently has a roll of approximately 400 year 1–6 students and staff of approximately 40.
We are currently working with the leadership team to take them through our process to plan their learning spaces.
Read our blog posts following the Planning Learning Spaces in Practice framework progress with Oranga School in New Zealand
Official Opening at Oranga School
This week we are back at Oranga School for the Official Opening of their two new collaborative learning spaces, Block 2 and 3. Such an important event for a school needs an equally important visitor to cut the ribbon and who better than New Zealand’s Prime Minister,...
Moving into the new learning space
The students in Year 3 and 4 at Oranga School have now moved into their newly refurbished two Hub modern learning environment. It was previously a standard series of 6 single cell classrooms. An early morning blessing was held the week before the school moved in, and...
Developing the building design
This week’s post is back to Oranga School in central Auckland, where we look a little closer at the two major building initiatives under development on the school site, and some of the support Planning Learning Spaces was able to offer Bridget Lummis, the newly...
Defining a learning zone
Oranga School is located in the small residential suburb of Oranga, Auckland, New Zealand. The school sits in the shadow of the extinct volcano Maungakiekie (One Tree Hill) and is nine kilometres to the southeast of the city centre. It has a current roll of 360...