Mission Statement and School Charter

Hastings Boys' High School upholds the finest traditions of education and is seen as an innovative leader in quality boys' education.

In a stimulating, supportive environment, all students will be given the opportunity to become confident, connected, life-long learners and to develop as future leaders of our community.

School Wide Charter Goals 2024:

  1. To maintain or improve on 2023 NCEA Level of achievement at Levels 1, 2 and 3 and University Entrance, where achievement for all students including Māori and Pacific is equitable. This is to include improvements in Merit and Excellence endorsement.

  2. Attendance of students is 90% at all levels.

  3. Sustain the Akina Man values through character education impacting positively on student well-being.

  4. Improve Junior Achievement with a focus on reading in all subjects, at all levels.

  5. Focus on the integration of digital technology into teaching and learning in years 9/10.
  6. Strengthen the foundations of a successful Kāhui Ako partnership.