Diamond Harbour School curriculum uses the New Zealand Curriculum as its guiding document. We include the principles, values and vision of the curriculum along with Key Competencies and Curriculum Areas. This enables our students to develop the knowledge, skills and understandings to enable them to succeed throughout life. Our Diamond Harbour School values are embedded throughout our curriculum as is our Enviroschools status.

Our curriculum is designed to encourage students to inquire into the world in which they live, prepare students for the future, and develop in them a love of learning that they will carry throughout their life. We use authentic contexts that are relevant to students, and acknowledge the Diamond Harbour School environment and community.