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 Election Results

The following were elected
Parent Representatives
THOMSON Alistair
Staff representative

Choir Song Link

Choir members please use the following link to get the songs that need to be practised for the choir festival.

ICAS Examination Dates 2016  
English – 2 August 
Mathematics - 16 Augus

School Stationery

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


Student Led Discussions
Student Led Discussions On Monday 1 August (1.15-8.30 pm) and Wednesday 3 August (3.30-6.30 pm), we will be holding student-led parent discussions. You can book your student-led discussions by going to . Enter the school code 2y6qf and go through three simple steps. You will get an email confirming your interview time. If you don’t have a computer or access to the internet, you can use one in a local library or the office staff will help you. We suggest you make a booking as soon as possible to get the time you want. Kind Regards Zane Wilson & Caroline von Sierakowski Associate Principals
WakaCare Holiday Programme
Wakacare has gone "On-Line"! Very exciting - check out the updates for the Holiday programme on our Wakacare page. (Please ensure you scroll to the bottom of the page)
Homestays Wanted
Wakaaranga Primary will be hosting 33 students from Jiangdong Primary School in China from the 4-8 July. The students are aged between 10-11 years. They arrive on 2 July and depart on 12 July. A & E International pay $440.00 per student. If you wish to host a student please contact Lei Feng (Homestay Manager) 3681231 or 022 6577 910
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