UHC Draft Strategic Plan 2023-2025

The Upper Hutt College Board has produced its Draft Strategic Plan for 2023-2025 and invites you to have your say on what the school should focus on for the next 3-5 years by giving feedback on this draft. 

Any suggestions or submissions you have can be sent to [email protected].

Upper Hutt College

Draft Strategic Plan (2023 – 2025)

Strategic Focus Area 

Potential Initiatives 

Derived from Board Input/Ideas 

Strategic Outcomes 

Promote Excellence in Teaching to increase staff retention and higher student achievement.

• Culture of innovative best practice teaching. 

• Staff professional development. 

• A focus on literacy – specialist professional development and Ministry of Education funding. 

• Digital teaching tools. 

• Managing student behaviour. 

• Increasing staffing levels and quality/proficiency. 

• Quality teaching staff. 

• Pleasant physical environment. 


Prepared for the Future, through: 

• High academic achievement. 

• High attendance. 

• Confident, connected lifelong learners. 


Increased student wellbeing through stronger community links, and the provision of specialist staff and resources.

• Social and social media behaviour and safety. 

• Increased access to counselling, and mental health support and specialists. 

• Increased support staff. 

• Community relationships – local MP, Council, DHB. 

• Employment pathways. 

• Safe and inclusive environment (wellbeing). 

• Cultural diversity and inclusiveness. 

• Actively seeks to reduce the hardships of students. 

• Strong community links. 


Increased focus on technology and digital literacy skills to ensure students are suitably prepared for the future.

• Internet accessibility. 

• Teaching technology. 

• Technology curriculum. 

• Access/Technical equity. 

• Clear employment pathways. 

• Digital literacy. 

• Curriculum meets diverse learning needs.