GRANDPARENTS & SPECIAL FRIENDS DAY - THURSDAY 30TH JUNE
10AM - Book character Parade.....10.30-11.30AM - Morning tea, visit classrooms.....11.30- 12.40pm Whanau group activities....12.40pm Student lunch....Book fair open 10.30am - 1pm
Waiau Pa is a semi-rural school located 15 mins from Papakura and Pukekohe.
The school is set in magnificent grounds with native trees, extensive play areas and attractive buildings and classrooms. There are approximately 350 pupils years 1-8. We provide a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy and recognise the talents and abilities of all our students through a range of exciting and varied programmes.
These programmes include:
Kapa Haka and Cultural connections
Rich student leadership initiatives for our Intermediate Students
Regular participation in Franklin Sporting Events
Performing Arts experiences including Major Musical Productions, Jump Jam and Specialist Music lessons
Environmental School's programme - We are currently aiming for our GOLD Enviro Schools Award!
Technology opportunities including participation in EPRO-8 competitions.
Our annual Calf Club event.
Waiau Pa enhances student learning through digital technology, a values-based curriculum, and a specialist music/performing arts program.
At Waiau Pa, our core business is teaching & learning, providing nothing but the best experiences for our students both in and out of, the classroom.
The arts, sports, and culture are valued and are an integral part of our varied programme.
We are proud of 'Our Place'.
2022 TERM DATES
Wednesday 2nd February - Thursday 14th April
Monday 2nd May - Friday 8th July
Monday 6th June - Queens Birthday
Friday 24th June - Matariki
Monday 25th July - Friday 30th September
Monday 17th October - Thursday 15th December
24th October - Labour Day