The Family So'otaga is run out of Holy Family School, primarily for Holy Family School students and their whānau.

There are two staff that are primarily involved in the programme. Deputy Principal Gina Lefaoseu is the programme manager and Metua Tengaru is the programme facilitator, Metua is the person families will meet with most often.

Key Messages for Parents/Caregivers

  1. You have the power to make a massive change for your child's learning pathway
  2. Our children have limitless potential
  3. 'Amata - start now, small steps today lead to a bright future

Mark and Wendy McGuinness are investing in this programme through their charitable foundation: The McGuinness Foundation Trust. The McGuinness Institute, as distinct from this foundation, provides practical assistance to the programme with design, coding and editorial support as needed.

Principal Chris Theobald and McGuinness Institute Chief Exectutive Wendy McGuinness join with Gina and Metua to form the steering group for the programme.