Start up dates for 2023:

Year 8's Only: Tuesday 31st January - 8:30am

Year 7's & NEW Year 8's: Wednesday 1st February - 8:30am

Full school together on: Thursday 2 February, with a Mihi Whakatau at 9:30am which parents and whānau are warmly invited to attend.

It is important that all students start back on the right day for their year level and are on site by 8:30am. FREE Healthy Lunches start back on Tuesday 31st January for all students.

Stationery packs can be purchased from the school office for $25 which covers all the items needed. If you wish to purchase separately, see the stationery list under the Uniform & Stationery tab.

Our Uniform Shop is OPEN this Friday 27 January 9-3pm accepting cash, eftpos & WINZ assistance.

NOTE: School Closes on Friday 3 February at 12pm for our Stokes Valley/Taita Kāhui Ako staff hui.



Vision and Values

Our vision is KA MAHI TAHI TĀTOU, KA TAUA TĀTOU - Working as one, so we all succeed. Success at school is not limited to academic ability, it is different for every learner but it is our role as a school to provide the right culture, resources and support to help our tauira to be confident and successful learners. We know that our teaching and learning goes both ways and that our teaching staff have so much they can learn from our students and whanau, which is why our whakatauki applies to everyone in our learning community.


Ngā tikanga, the values that underpin the way that our school works are:

KAITIAKITANGA - Guardianship



MAURI ORA - Wellbeing 

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