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Principal's Message

We believe that the education of our students is a three-way partnership between the students, their parents/whanau and the school. Wilford School is where students will be challenged, motivated to learn, receive quality teaching and experience a range of learning opportunities. Parents, whanau and the community support children's learning to the best of their abilities. Students are engaged and have a love of learning.

Neil Sargisson, School Principal

Current News
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Year 7 and Year 8 education in 2016

At Wilford we offer a unique, specialised learning environment for Year 7 and Year 8 students.  Our new Intermediate classroom is in its second year in this format, with two teachers in a large modern classroom and a large emphasis on digital learning.  Students are taught essential skills including independence, collaboration and creativity.  We also provide a specialised learning programme including technology, second and third language learning, leadership oportunities and careers learning. Please click here to view the Year 7 and 8 Prospectus.




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Wilford School 2013 ERO Report

Click here to read the Wilford School 2013 ERO Report

principals message Shady School Policy

Click here to read our Shady School Policy

We aim to provide our children with a variety of shaded options outside in the play ground. Our skin protection strategies are in place to teach our students how to make good choices and be sun smart; both by teaching them safe sun practices and having our staff perform as good sun smart role models.

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Click here for Wilford School Charter 2015-2017




Science Challenge 16 September 2015.  Click here for more information.  



What's on at Wilford this week!

*Wednesday 2 September - Artsplash - Choir and Wearable Arts

*Wednesday 2 September - Golf Years 5-8

*Thursday 3 September - Reading Together at 6pm







Wilford's Got Talent

Thursday 3 September - Heat 3

Thursday 10 September - Heat 4

Friday 18 September -  Grand Final - 9.30am-10.30am.  All welcome.



Donation Request Notice


NZ Kids Food - school lunches available visit their website www.nzkidsfood.co.nz




Term Dates 2015

Term 1: Monday Feb 2 - Thurs Apr 2

Term 2: Monday Apr 20 - Friday July 3


Term 3: Monday July 20 - Friday Sept 25


Term 4: Monday Oct 12 - Thurs Dec 17

To contact Hamish Wright at Swimwright please click on the following link: www.swimwright.co.nz