"the roots to grow and the wings to fly"

"Ko nga pakiaka ka tupu ka tupu me nga parirau hei rere"​​​​​​​

Ballance School is a well established country school that has been delivering primary education to Year 0-8 students for over 130 years.

Today, all students are provided with opportunities to learn at Ballance School. Our curriculum acknowledges and reflects diversity and provides opportunities for differences to be catered for.


We encourage students at Ballance School to take ownership of their learning. Students are taught to be self-regulated, motivated learners, who are aware of their next learning steps and how to achieve them. Learners achieve in authentic, integrated learning areas where they look to the future.

Exploration of future-focussed issues as sustainability, citizenship, enterprise and globalisation are part of our rich curriculum.