Welcome to Matapu School
At Matapu School we have strong family values with every student knowing each other and strong connections with our families. Life Long Learning skills have a huge focus for us as we encourage problem solving, creativity, imagination, curious minds, having a go, not giving up, concentrating, continuous improvement and enjoyment of learning.
Come along and see us and/or check out our facebook page to look at what we have been learning.
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Matapu School is a rural, full primary school located just outside Hawera that caters for students from year 1 to year 8. We have a roll of around 125 children with 6 classrooms. Matapu School prides itself on quality learning programmes, passionate teachers who build positive relationships, with strong sports,cultural and Science, Technology and Maths programmes.
We have an exciting term planned ahead for our fantastic students. On the 19th October we have our annual Pet Day, which includes a monster auction! There are some amazing items up for grabs, check out our Facebook page for more details. Our senior classes will also be attending Topec and we have a variety of sports lessons planned for every class.
It is often at this time of the year that the students need new pens, glue sticks, etc. Can you please check in with your child to see if they need any new stationery before the start of the term.
Remember that all of our latest news is always on our Facebook page, make sure you check it out :)
Term 1: 30th January - 12th April
Term 2: 29th April - 5th July
Term 3: 22nd July - 27th September
Term 4: 14th October - 16th December