Our Aim and Vision Longford Intermediate is a school in Gore, Southland. We are a caring school community with experience in dealing with the unique characteristics of the emerging adolescent. We ensure that all students have pride in themselves and the choices that they make. We promote this through our school values on perseverance, resilience, integrity, diversity and excellence. Our aim is to help students reach their full potential and have the skills and confidence to be prepared for their future. We provide various leadership, sporting and cultural opportunities for children to be involved in. Longford Intermediate is a successful and thriving environment to be part of for both the staff and students. We promote in-depth learning and the development of relationships.
Longford Intermediate School Values... Perseverance Resilience Integrity Diversity Excellence These values are embedded in all we do throughout the school and we expect our students to show PRIDE at all times.
Alongside these values are our main three school rules: Responsible Respectful Safe These rules were decided by our wider community and our students when we began on our journey towards Positive Behaviour for Learning.
Why are we the BEST choice? * We value people and embrace differences * We have a focus on raising the level of every student in all academic subjects * We provide personalised programmes for students to ensure all students meet their full potential * We provide an accelerated class for students whose learning is fast paced * Specialist technology subjects are available to all students * Leadership qualities are encouraged and opportunities are provided for this * All classes have access to digital software using both PC and Apple * We are a leading school in the Positive Behaviour for Learning (PB4L) initiative
A Longford Intermediate School Leaver will: * Effectively use Literacy and Numeracy skills in a range of situations * Embrace leadership opportunities * Take increasing responsibility for their own well being and the well being of others * Be respectful to themselves, others and their environment * Be a clear and effective communicator * Demonstrate confidence and independence * Show perseverance * Embrace opportunities to be involved in a range of activities * Be understanding and respectful of others and their differences * Be able to work co-operatively as part of a group * Form positive relationships with a diverse range of people * Be critical thinkers and creative problem solvers