Welcome 2022-06-16T21:03:04+00:00


Welcome to our very Special School

Why is it so Special?

  • A school providing challenges for our learners

  • Children are encouraged to learn to the best of their ability

  • Small class sizes

  • A rural school with a family atmosphere whose members are encouraged to genuinely care for each other

  • Our kids are active country kids

  • A technologically savvy school – Ultra Fast Broadband, up-to-date computers and interactive whiteboards in every classroom

  • Year 7/8 class – 1 to 1 access to ICT devices

  • A school that’s passionate about out of school experiences -especially for our Senior Class – eg River Trail, Hiking, Camps, Whakamaru School Challenge, etc..

  • School Pet and Craft show

  • School Choir

  • Sports Days

  • A member of the local Pinelands cluster group of schools for inter school events

  • Kapa Haka group

  • Specialist teachers on staff

  • A Social Worker in Schools on site

  • A Resource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour (RTLB) on site

  • We listen and act on concerns and comments

  • A Duffy School – free or subsidised books available for every child in the school

  • A ‘Kids Can’ school – a values and life skills programme delivered weekly

  • A school pool and trained instructors for swimming

  • A fantastic library

  • Gardening Club

  • dedicated staff of experienced teachers

  • A Student Council – encouraging leadership in students

  • A Health Promoting School