The PASS ethos and beliefs are framed and informed by the Fonofale model of wellbeing
Value of acknowledging and honouring our Cultural Beliefs and values
Value of acknowledging and honouring our family/aiga kainga (extended
Value of acknowledging and honouring dimensions of who we uniquely are as Pasifika,
in terms of the Physical (fa’aletino), Mental (fa’ale-mafaufau) and Spiritual (Fa’ale-Agaga)
Our Values are framed with the Poutu of the fale and are embedded and reinforced in school wide practices by kaimahi, talavou and kainga of PASS
These values will be embedded in school wide practices including the teaching and learning and will be modelled, reinforced and practiced by all staff and students of PASS.
Māori Dimensions and Cultural Diversity
Pacific Advance Secondary School is a state designated character school. Our unique point of difference is that our school environment is embedded by our Pasifika values, culture and pedagogies through the knowledge and experiences of our Pasifika kaimahi (staff), kāinga (families), talavou (students) and community.