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We are empowered to be confident, active, creative, literate, numerate thinkers who show respect, responsibility and pride.

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Upper Moutere School
is set in beautiful countryside,
surrounded by a supportive community.
It is a great place to learn and develop.

Our goal is to ensure everyone who walks through our school gate feels good about being part of Our School.

Please explore our website and learn more
about what our school has to offer.

Latest News

3006, 2017

Full Newsletter PDF 30 June 2017

Click here for our newsletter in pdf T2 2017 30June

3006, 2017


Thank you for your baking donations and support for the Annual Bake sale at the Motueka Market this Sunday, and to the SUMS team working behind the scenes to make it happen. Let’s hope the […]

3006, 2017

Out of Class Activities

Our Year 5/6 Literature Quiz team took out second place at the annual Motueka Schools Quiz last week. Congratulations, Harry, Barney, Annabel and Jack… you did us proud.

Today a small but dedicated group of runners […]

3006, 2017


Last week we were entertained by the New Zealand Playhouse when they presented their 2017 show. They always seem to hit their audience just right with their humour from pre-schoolers right through to adults. We […]

3006, 2017

Science & Oral Language

As you are aware, this year our teaching and learning focus is in Science and Oral Language and we are excited by the developments to date in both areas and how they dovetail together in […]

3006, 2017

Principal Awards 30 June 2017

23 June Nunya;… Nunya was a much needed and skilled replacement for an injured Gymnastic team member… Fabulous skills, Nunya – Thank you

30 June   Oliver W; I sat next to Ollie during Maths this week […]

3006, 2017

Pupil of the Week 23 & 30 June 2017


Emilia, your writing has just taken off and we love reading the stories you write. You listen to feedback to make changes and that is just zooming you along! Well done Emilia

Leon, your […]

Dates for your Diary

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Term Dates 2017

  • Term 1 2017 : Wednesday, February 1st – Thursday, 13th April 2017
  • Term 2: Monday, 1st May – Friday 7th July 2017
  • Term 3: Monday, 24th July – Friday, 29th September 2017
  • Term 4: Monday, 16th October – Thursday, 14th December 2017
  • Other dates to note:
    Waitangi Day – Monday 6th Feb, Good Friday – Friday 14th April, Easter Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th March,
    Queens Birthday – Monday 5th June, Labour Day – Monday 23th October

Keep up with our kids

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Marama’s Blog
Turama’s Blog
Ramaroa’s Blog