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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

1208, 2016

Pupil Awards 12 August


Tobi your clever Thinking Light is ablaze! We loved how curious you were at Discovery Time dismantling the appliance by askingĀ great questions and making some very interesting observations!

Saffron the effort you put into baking […]

1208, 2016

Principal Awards

5 August

Kyrin Wells for dealing with an issue very sensibly

Jack MacNeil for the maturity and caring he is showing to our younger students

Tevita Koroi for impressing with the speed and accuracy of his mathematical understanding […]

1208, 2016

Upcoming Events

Friday 26 August is our annual Music Showcase. The students who are having paid music tuition at school have the opportunity to share their talents. Keep this night free.

The Moutere Hills Community Centre big fundraiser […]

1208, 2016

Paid Union Meeting

We have just been informed of a paid Union meeting that is to be held in Nelson from 1.30pm Wednesday 7 September. All teaching staff are to attend so this will impact on the school. […]

1208, 2016


As you know teachers are into report writing mode. As part of the preparation for this we spend time moderating our assessments to ensure each individual teacher is assessing their students the same. Writing assessment […]

1208, 2016

Rock da House

Our Year 5-8 students had another cluster rehearsal for Rock da House here yesterday afternoon. Tickets for the Thursday night are pretty much gone as sales are limited, thanks to all those who have been […]

1208, 2016

Welcome Students

Welcome to Emily, Calais, and Casey who joined us last week, we hope you and your family enjoy being part of our Upper Moutere Community. This week we welcomed Seery Lynch into Marama. Seery certainly […]

Dates for your Diary

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Term Dates 2016

  • Term 1 2016 : Tuesday, February 2nd – Friday, 15th April 2016
  • Term 2: Monday, 2nd May – Friday 8th July 2016
  • Term 3: Monday, 25th July – Friday, 23rd September 2016
  • Term 4: Monday, 10th October – Wednesday, 14th December 2016
  • Other dates to note:
    Waitangi Day – Monday 8th Feb, Good Friday – Friday 25th March, Easter Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th March,
    Queens Birthday – Monday 6th June, Labour Day – Monday 24th October

Keep up with our kids

Visit our classroom blogs!

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