Latest Updates

Welcome to the Wakaaranga School website. At our school, the emphasis is on excellence. Our motto is “To be the best I can possibly be”. This is a belief we instil in all of our students. The core school values, ‘Respect, Responsibility and Reflection’ are extremely important to staff and students in our school. The three trees in our logo represent these three R’s.You may like to check out our Facebook page at

Please text your child's name, class and reason for absence to 027 576 8206. You can also email an absentee notice from this website by just going to this page Parents absentee Form.

Board of Trustees Elections, June 2016
The NZSTA has produced a parents’ guide to that provides information for parents on what they can expect from the board of trustees. This guide also provides information on questions parents may raise about the function of boards. The guide can be found at:

ICAS Examination Dates 2016
Digital Technologies – 17 May 2016
Science – 31 May 2016
Spelling – 15 June 2016
Writing – 16 June 2016
English – 2 August 2016
Mathematics - 16 August 2016

School Stationery
2016 Stationery is available on the MySchool website at just follow the link.



Deejays School Lunches
You can now order your child's lunch online! Go to, register your details and you can order and pay for your child's lunch and it will be delivered to their class at lunchtime. Alternatively you may still send the order to the kitchen before school.
2016 Term Dates
2016 Term 2 ends 8 July Term 3 25 July-23 Sept Term 4 10 Oct-15 Dec