Witherlea School

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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

Whats's happening at Witherlea School?

Latest Notifications

Reminder regarding COVID and Safety requirements for Term Two below;

Sun May 15 07:22pm

Orange Light Settings; mask-wearing and social distancing within school grounds and classrooms for ALL visitors

School gates OPEN at 8:30am no earlier

Children MUST go home at 3pm 

Remind children to stay OFF gates and fences

COVID and Safety Update (Click to read)


Second hand Uniform Shop

Mon May 09 04:33am

Our second hand uniform shop will be open from 2:30pm tomorrow Tuesday the 10th of May. It is located inside the hall, in the hall kitchen.

T-Shirts/Shorts/Skorts $5.00 each

Polar Fleece $10.00 each

Payment by Cash/Eftpos to the school office

Please ensure all items of uniform are clearly named.

Important community message from our Board Chair. Click to open and read.

Mon May 09 04:30am


Board Letter to our Community

Please click for this week’s Newsletter

Sun May 08 11:08pm

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


Please click below on the COVID and School Safety Update for this term;

Sun May 08 07:20am

COVID Update

Can also be found in the Newsletter section of this APP and on the website.


Please click for this week’s Newsletter

Mon Apr 11 03:20am

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