Our Curriculum


Special School

We focus on integrated, meaningful learning based on the New Zealand Curriculum.


Our Aim is for our School Leavers to be confident, actively involved and connected lifelong learners.

We teach the New Zealand Curriculum like all other schools in New Zealand.


  • We break this down to develop personal learning programmes.

  • All students have a Literacy and Mathematics programme. Senior students have a particular focus on life skills such as money and time.

  • We foster a culture of high expectations for everyone.

  • Work closely with parents.

  • We engage and motivate students.

  • We build positive relationships with students so we can hook them into learning by using their interests.

  • We build confidence and a sense of wellbeing.

We offer:


  • Kapa Haka, music, visual art, and sports.

  • Learning in the community and community participation

  • Swimming, Riding Therapy, Shopping, Dog Therapy

  • Food Technology.

  • Hard Materials Technology.

  • Digital competence, using touch screens, Interactive Whiteboards, iPads, computers and learning about cyber safety.

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.”  Benjamin Franklin

Postal Address: PO Box 1139

Phone: 09 438 2105

Fax: 09 438 3145

Email: administration@blomfield.school.nz


Blomfield Special School operates from 6 locations:

Base School - 31 Maunu Rd, Whangarei

Morningside Primary School - Morningside Rd, Whangarei

Manaia View School - Murdoch Crescent, Whangarei

Kaitaia Primary School - Church Rd, Kaitaia

Kaitaia College - Redan Rd, Kaitaia

Kamo High School - Wilkinson Ave, Kamo

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