BE KIND, BE SAFE, BE FAIR

Witherlea School

We value each child as an individual and personalise learning to get the best outcomes.

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Grounds

Is a modern school set in attractively developed grounds adjacent to Harling Park at the foot of the Wither Hills

People

Our teaching team has experienced, professional, enthusiastic teachers and support staff

Equipment

Well resourced with a variety of sports, ICT; digital technology and playground equipment

Facilities

Big enough to provide a range of activities and programmes, but small enough to care for individual needs

Teams

Four teams starting in the Ferns Team, onto Punga and Kowhai in the middle years then students develop into our kaitiaki (guardians) and leaders in the Kauri Team

Learning Environment

Innovative Learning Environment (ILE) with different sized Flexible Learning Environments (FLE) where students and teachers collaborate

Zones

Multi purpose teaching spaces, an indoor sports space/hall, our own pool, upper and lower turf space/courts and an outdoor 'forest classroom' (to be updated)

Learning Process

Innovative

Through innovative and local curriculum design, our learners are engaged in rich learning experiences.

Dependable

Explicit values taught to ensure our learners live happily and successfully in our ever changing world.

Competent

Learners have multiple opportunities to explore many different areas of learning and develop key competencies and skills.

Empowered

We empower our children to actively participate in the learning process and lead their learning.

Our School Vision

“Ararangi – Pathway to the Sky”

Empowering all learners to reach their potential in an innovative community.

Motto

Be Kind, Be Safe, Be Fair
“Kia Atawhai, Kia Ora, Kia Tika”

Values

Respect, Integrity, Courage and Resilience, and Compassion taught clearly and consistently.

Whats's happening at Witherlea School?

Latest Notifications

Waitangi Day – Reminder that School is CLOSED today (Monday 6th February 2023)

Sun Feb 05 06:45pm

SUMMER FOOTBALL REGISTRATIONS

Thu Feb 02 07:33pm

Witherlea School is offering Summer Football this term and registrations are now open for Term 1 on the Witherlea Sports Hub


All children from NE – Year 6 can register. These registrations will close on Wednesday 8th Feb for all students. 


A reminder of the other sports on offer this term 


Rippa Rugby – (NE – Y6) Registrations close Fri 17th Feb 


Summer Hockey – (Year 3-6) Registrations close Fri 10th Feb


Volleyball – (Year 3-6) Registrations close Weds 8th Feb 

HOCKEY, VOLLEYBALL AND RIPPA RUGBY REGISTRATIONS

Wed Feb 01 02:18am

Registrations are now open for Term 1 Summer Hockey for all children in Year 3-6. These registrations will close FOR ALL on FRIDAY 10th FEB. 


Registrations are now open for Term 1 Volleyball for all children in Year 3-6. These registrations will close FOR ALL on WEDNESDAY 8th FEB. 


Registrations are now open for Rippa Rugby for all children NE-Y6. These registrations will close FOR ALL on FRIDAY 17th FEB. Please note, that Rippa Rugby will be held on Thursdays this year instead of Wednesdays. Please ensure you can commit to Thursday’s games before registering. 


IMPORTANT INFO


All sports registrations via Witherlea School are done through the Witherlea Sports Hub  where you can also find all info about the sports on offer and payment information. Payments must be made promptly to ensure your child can play. 


Any additional email enquries to dans@witherlea.school.nz 


 


 

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Wed Feb 01 01:34am

Please note the Newsletter is found in multiple places; Newsletter on the SchoolApp, the school Website and it is emailed out once completed.


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Reminder – Coffee and Assembly

Mon Jan 30 06:35pm

We would love to see whanau/family this morning for coffee and assembly. All welcome from 8:30am.


8.30am – 9am Coffee Cart 


9.00 – 9.30am Assembly


We hope you can join us!


 

Uniform Shop

Tue Jan 24 09:22pm

Our second-hand uniform shop will be open Monday 30th of January from 2-3pm.


Prices are:


$5 tops and shorts
$10 polar fleece

Witherlea Welcome Hour

Sun Jan 22 10:01pm

All Witherlea School students and families are invited to come to school on the 30th of January from 2-3pm and visit their 2023 classes and teachers.

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Wed Dec 14 11:30pm

Please note the Newsletter is found in multiple places; Newsletter on the SchoolApp, the school Website and it is emailed out once completed.


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