Our vision at Otama School is;
Little Footprints...Big Steps
Leave a mark in our community
We are proud to be small school in Southland. Our values are:
We are proud of the way we learn at Otama School. Small class numbers mean that we can offer individual help to all our students and that they can move to learning spaces that suit their learning styles and tasks.
The five key competencies in the New Zealand curriculum are very important to us;
We're not the largest primary school in the country, but we're definitely in the big league as far as community spirit goes!
While our school may look like a 20th century school from the outside, it's all 21st century inside!