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Our Vision

The School Patere

Tenei matou o te kura nei  Here we are of this School

I timata I te kaupapa a Koroua  Founded on the people who have been before

Kaua e huri ake ki muri to titiro  Don’t take a backward step (look back)

Engari anga atu ki apopo  Look to the future

Ake ake ke mua atu ra e… Always moving on

Vision Statement
WCS is a caring place in which students learn respect for themselves and others and are encouraged to strive for excellence within a framework of Christian Values.

Mission Statement
Wanganui Collegiate School offers all its students the opportunity to pursue a first class education with particular regard for the Special Character of the School.

Pupil Statement
That we work to the best of our ability and effort to learn and grow from children of promise to young adults of character.

Values Statement
The values statement identifies what we believe to be the important qualities for our community:

vitality, compassion, courage 
energy, Christian ethos, disciplined challenges

Wanganui Collegiate School provides a first-class education for both boys and girls, day pupils and boarders. The Christian values upon which the school was founded have never been more important than they are today, and they form the bedrock of the School’s ethos. The five pillars are the firm foundation of a Wanganui Collegiate student. This is who we are and what we aim to be, on a daily basis.

Academic Excellence
Sporting Achievement
Cultural Enrichment
Christian Fellowship
Lifelong Friendships