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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

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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 for Wilford School's 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.

principals message Wilford School Charter 2014-2016

Click here for Wilford School Charter 2014-2016


principals message Change in Assembly Start Time

Assemblies will be held every Friday from 9.05am - 9.45am.  Parents, caregivers and families are very welcome to attend our school assemblies.


Week 11  14-17 April

Easter Raffle drawn 16 April:

1st prize to Cam Marshall (TV)

2nd prize to Brian McWhirter (TV)

3rd prize to Ruth Wynnick (groceries)

4th prize to Claudette Berecz (groceries)


8-16 April - Life Education Bus here at school.  Click here to see the classroom timetable.


16 April - Year 7 and 8 Class Hui in Room 1


17 April - last day of Term 1.  School finishes at 3pm.


5 May - first day of Term 2.  School starts at 8.55am.



Tuesday 11 March  HRSA Athletics (Yr 7-8)  
Nga Rangatahi (Modern Youth)
Our exciting new modern learning environment for Year 7 and Year 8 students has started with its foundation pupils.  The classroom is designed for flexible teaching and learning; being an open space with withdrawal rooms and movable furniture.  The teaching philosophy will have a strong digital learning focus with the school providing one iPad, laptop or Note Pad per student.  There will be an opportunity for our community to come and look at this new classroom later in the year.