KAIPAKI SCHOOL - Bringing Learning to Life - 687 Kaipaki Road, RD 1, Ohaupo - Phone 07 823 6653 - Fax 07 823 6625 - Email office@kaipaki.school.nz

The 5Cs of Learning at Kaipaki School 

In 2019 through our school production 'The Faraway Tree', we introduced the 5Cs of Learning to Kaipaki School. 

The 5Cs are: Collaboration, Communication, Community, Creativity and Critical Thinking.

Each C has 3 actions: 

Collaboration; Contribute, Negotiate, Engage

Community: Care, Appreciate, Contribute

Communication: Listen, Speak, Present

Creativity: Imagine, Invent, Experiment 

Critical Thinking: Question, Evaluate, Reflect  

Throughout the last few years we have been learning about and implementing these tools for learning into all aspects of school life. Each term we have a school wide focus on one of the 5Cs. We learn about this C in many ways. We discuss and unpack the 'actions' of the C (3 words shown below on pictures). We also base and present our fortnightly class certificates around the C, and a strong aspect of  our classroom learning is focused on the C also.  We share this learning  with parents and caregivers, usually via Seesaw. 

Our current school wide focus for Term 3 2023 is Communication. Keep an eye on Seesaw for some real life examples of Communication in action!