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2017 Scale A Permanent Teacher Application Form

Recent News

April 21, 2015
February 10, 2015
The teachers are thrilled with the direction our Board of Trustees is taking, for the future of Waipawa Primary School and embracing new initiatives.
September 17, 2014
It's nice to see positive comments and photos on Facebook but please be mindful of putting up photos of children other than yours.

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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 2016

Rylee-Jade and Declan

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.