Latest School Newsletter

Latest Student Newsletter

Recent News

April 28, 2015
Waipawa Primary School is celebrating, not only a financial, but a community spirited fundraising
July 22, 2015
During term 2 of 2015 students from Waipawa Primary School’s TV group produced a short news program showcasing the new skills they and their peers in other groups were learning.
April 30, 2015
Students from Room 2 have written letters of thanks to Whanau & Friends (PTA) for getting them swimming goggles. Three of the letters are reproduced below;

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My enquiry is buzzing...

I'm finding out about bees!

Thriving and Effort

My school's a blast - I love learning!

Variety is the spice of life

Oh no, It's Friday again! Music, music and more music!

Leonardo who?

School Ambassadors for 2015

Holly and Jack

Thanks Mr Brown!

Not sure if this is what he had in mind when he tidied up all the leaves...


Another new skill - what fun!

About Waipawa School

Mission Statement – Growing and Inspiring the Next Generation

Vision - Waipawa Primary School graduates will leave Waipawa Primary School prepared and confident for their continuing education at high school.

The “Waipawa Way” school values

We care about:

  • Ourselves
  • Our learning
  • Our Environment
  • Each other

We are committed to …

  • An expectation of excellence for every student by every teacher
  • A holistic approach to children’s learning and needs
  • Being involved in rich learning experiences
  • Promoting higher order thinking using the Waipawa Primary School Inquiry Learning model
  • Students learning in a safe learning environment.