Parent/Caregiver Information - 2022


No beginning of year stationery will be available from the school office this year. All stationery is available to be purchased online from Taranaki Office Products. Instructions on how to purchase the stationery is attached and was also included in your child’s school report envelope at the end of 2021. Extra stationery can be purchased throughout the year from the office. All New Entrant Stationery can be purchased from school after Term 1.


Eftpos is available. For your convenience, automatic payments for all accounts, including stationery, may be arranged through the school office. Please see the Office Manager to discuss your arrangements.

Governance of the School

Under the Education Act (1989) the Board of Trustees is responsible for the governance of the school and has an oversight of all school operations including school management. For general Board of Trustee operations contact:

Board of Trustees

Chairperson: Tash Allerby, Principal Karen Patterson
Members: Ray Smillie, Christopher Dalliston, Shaun Tee, Paul Edwards, Sarah Lucas, Chris Gyde
Staff Rep & Secretary Debbie Carter

Management of the School

The Principal is the professional leader of the school and is responsible for its Leadership management, through the implementation of the policies of the Board.
For matters relating to staff and discipline, plus matters concerning curriculum programmes and teaching and learning issues contact –
THE PRINCIPAL – Karen Patterson 7568040, After Hours 0274961654

Classroom Programmes

The education of your child as an individual, his/her instructional programmes and the running of individual classrooms is the responsibility of the classroom teacher.

School Entrances

Kelly Street entrance. We would ask that parents reinforce to children the need to be watchful when entering and exiting the school grounds. Pedestrians should use the footpath and avoid using the drive entrance when entering / leaving the school.
There is walking access through Hodge Park via the back field. No vehicles are to drive onsite unless by arrangement with the school office.

To read our full list of parent information for 2022, please click here.