Tasman Bay Christian School
Tasman Bay Christian School is a small primary school with a happy family environment. We are situated 11 km on the Nelson side of Motueka, with a beautiful rural outlook. Our current school role is just over 50 children. We have modern facilities and plenty of room for children to learn and play both inside and outside. We currently have three classrooms (complete with teachers!), as well as a Teacher Aid, Secretary, and other support people.
We provide free bus transport from the Motueka, Moutere, and Mapua areas, so your children get safely to and from school each day. In addition to the school facilities, we also have access to a large church facility next door to the school for larger “whole school” indoor activities.
TBCS was founded in 1985 as a private Christian Primary School with two teaching staff. Since then the school has expanded to include three purpose-built classrooms. While the school is now integrated into the State School System (meaning that all children are taught in accordance with national curriculum), we maintain a distinctly Christian learning environment and teach from a Biblical world-view. We represent a broadly based evangelical perspective in terms of our teaching staff and Board of Trustee members.
Why a Christian School?
TBCS was launched in response to growing concerns about the world-view behind New Zealand’s education system. While we do not believe in isolating our children from the world, we do believe that a strong Christian foundation in a child’s life is God’s ideal. Ultimately each child must respond in faith in order to become a Christian, but years spent in a positive, Bible-based, loving Christian environment will assist the development of faith as well as godly character.
All staff on site are evangelical Christians, and are passionate about teaching children. Role modelling by teachers is an important aspect of education, and is often neglected (or underestimated) in our current State system.
While we teach foundational Christian truths at TBCS, we also expect children to graduate from our school with a complete, well-rounded education. Toward this end, we strive to provide a modern learning environment, and encourage staff to continually up-skill.
Telephone: 03 526 6855
FAX: 03 526 6895
Address: Williams Road, Tasman
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