BE KIND, BE brave, 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

Three teams starting in the Ferns Team, 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'

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.

Our Values are:

Be Kind, Be Brave, Be Fair
“Kia Atawhai, Kia Kaha, Kia Tika”

Whats's happening at Witherlea School?

Latest Notifications

Farewell Assembly

Fri Jun 21 01:11am

On Monday, we are having a special farewell assembly for Matt Robertson, who is leaving Witherlea at the end of the term after 23 years of service. Parents are welcome to attend this event, which will run from 11.00am in the hall.

Matariki Celebration

Mon Jun 17 08:51pm
 


 

Friends of Witherlea School – Meeting Change

Sun Jun 16 11:01pm

Meeting this week has been rescheduled, new details follow:


When: Thursday 27th June


Time: 7:00pm


Where: Witherlea School staffroom


Please come along to our Witherlea School Parent Meeting.  Everyone welcome! 

Assembly and Coffee Cart

Sun Jun 16 07:16pm

We would love to see whanau/family this morning for assembly.


All welcome from 8.30am
8.30am – 9.00am Coffee Cart
9.00am – 9.30am Assembly
We hope that you can join us!

Please click for this week’s newsletter

Wed Jun 12 02:12am

Please note the Newsletter is found in multiple places; 


Newsletter on the SchoolApp, the school Website and it is emailed out once completed.



Newsletters

Learning Conferences

Tue Jun 11 01:07am

The booking system for the Witherlea Learning Conferences is now open. Please follow the link below to book a time to meet your child’s teacher.


Booking Link


The booking system will close on the 27th of June at 3:00pm

YEAR 5/6 BASKETBALL REGISTRATIONS OPEN

Sun Jun 09 08:33pm

Basketball registrations are now open to any students in Year 5/6 via the Witherlea SportsHub


Basketball will run in Term 3 this year. Please ensure you have read all of the information on the Sports Hub before registering and please understand that when you sign up, you are committing to a team sport and it is an expectation that you will play for the entire season. 


cost is $80 for the term which can be paid to the school office or via internet banking. 


Registrations close for ALL on Monday 24th June. No late registrations will be accepted. 


Further enquiries to – dans@witherlea.school.nz 

No Assembly Today

Sun May 26 07:34pm

A reminder that there is no assembly this morning but the 
COFFEE CART will be available 8:30-8:50am.

Please click for this week’s newsletter

Sun May 19 10:01pm

Please note the Newsletter is found in multiple places; 


Newsletter on the SchoolApp, the school Website and it is emailed out once completed.



Newsletters

Assembly and Coffee Cart

Sun May 05 07:39pm

We would love to see whanau/family this morning for assembly.


All welcome from 8.30am
8.30am – 9.00am Coffee Cart
9.00am – 9.30am Assembly
We hope that you can join us!

Please click for this week’s newsletter

Wed May 01 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.



Newsletters

School Photos

Mon Apr 29 01:32am

Parents/Caregivers have been emailed their child’s unique Key Code to go online to view and purchase 2024 School Photos.


***FREE DELIVERY EXPIRES Midnight Sunday 12th MAY ***


Parent Queries – Please contact us on:     enquiries@photolife.co.nz

Assembly and Coffee Cart

Sun Apr 28 07:36pm

We would love to see whanau/family this morning for assembly.


All welcome from 8.30am
8.30am – 9.00am Coffee Cart
9.00am – 9.30am Assembly
We hope that you can join us!

Witherlea School Quiz Night & Auction

Fri Apr 05 12:29am

 

Mako Skills School Holiday Camp

Thu Apr 04 11:36pm

Kia ora koutou, 


Tasman Rugby is running a school holiday camp for children registered with a club for the 2024 season. If you are interested in registering your child, please do so via the LINK.


MAKO SKILLS REGISTRATION


Please note, this is not organized through the school. 



 

Whanau Hui – TODAY

Thu Apr 04 07:07pm

 

Reminder that tomorrow is non-uniform day to raise funds for our local RDA. Please dress up in western theme and bring a gold coin.

Thu Apr 04 01:42am

RDA Charity Day – Dress up “Western” TOMORROW

Thu Apr 04 01:04am

Dress up Western themed and bring a gold coin donation to support this wonderful charity.

WINTER HOCKEY REGISTRATIONS CLOSE TOMORROW

Wed Apr 03 07:17pm

Winter Hockey registrations will close at 3pm tomorrow (Friday) for ALL students. This sport is available for children from New Entrant – Year 6. Please visit the Witherlea Sports Hub for further information and follow the link to register. 


Any additional enquiries can be directed to – dans@witherlea.school.nz 

Friends of Witherlea School – Meeting TONIGHT

Tue Mar 26 09:04pm

When: Tonight (Wednesday 27th March)


Time: 7:00pm


Where: Witherlea School staffroom


Please come along to our Witherlea School Parent Meeting.  Everyone welcome! 

YEAR 3/4 BASKETBALL REGISTRATIONS CLOSE TOMORROW

Tue Mar 26 08:27pm

A final reminder that ALL Year 3/4 Basketball registrations close tomorrow (Thursday 28th March) at 3pm. Unfortunately, no late registrations can be accepted. Please visit the Witherlea SportsHub to register.