Our Intermediate

Maraetai Beach school is a full primary and caters for year 7 and 8 students.  We provide a seamless transition moving from primary into the intermediate school.  Students are offered an extensive range of cultural, sporting, music and arts opportunities and environmental experiences that support their academic, social and emotional development. Our Year 7 and 8 students are confident, connected, successful learners. They are the leaders in our school and have pride in their school community.

Successful Transition to College

What are we doing to ensure MBS students have a successful transition to College?

  • On-going communication between local colleges and MBS
  • Our Deputy Principal meets with Howick College on a regular basis
  • We survey our  Year 9 Howick College students who attended MBS to find out how we can improve our transition programme
  • Howick College visits MBS each year
  • We are investigating future visits for Year 8 students to Howick College
  • We are involved iin a Community of Learning with Howick College

Student Quotes

"I think Maraetai did well preparing me for Howick College”

“I would like to say thank-you for such a great primary and intermediate experience. Maraetai Beach was so much fun”

“Overall MBS really gave me an idea on what Howick was going to be like so I was prepared and excited”


Intermediate Information Video