Guiding Values

Tauranga Boys' College is committed to the pursuit of excellence. It provides expansive educational opportunities, and a positive, well-resourced and safe environment in which highly-qualified teachers strive to establish constructive learning relationships. It values the unique qualities of adolescent boys as they prepare to face the challenges of becoming good men, with a sense of belonging, pride, self-respect and a concern for others.
Tauranga Boys' College value all of the following characteristics of good men, including;

  • Respect of self, others, property, and our environment
  • Self-discipline, honesty, and acceptance of cultural differences
  • Humour, empathy, compassion, and aroha
  • Generosity, perseverance, loyalty, and humility
  • Pride in our school
  • The right to excel, to appreciate and celebrate success
  • Thoughtful learning, reflective teaching
  • A culture of effective relationships
  • Being a turangawaewae (a place which we all belong)
  • Professional leadership which empowers