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

These are our learning lights – learn more

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

203, 2018

Newsletter 2 March 2018

T1 2 march 2018

2102, 2018

SCHOOL is OPEN Wednesday 21 February

School is open today. We hope you all stayed safe during the storm.

1902, 2018


Our School is CLOSED this TUESDAY 20 February due to predicted severe weather ex-cyclone Gita.

Stay safe everyone.!

1901, 2018

Deputy Principal Position

Due to the promotion of our Deputy Principal we are looking for a new  Deputy Principal to join our team.

This is a great opportunity to grow your career in a learning community that promotes innovation, […]

2909, 2017

ERO Report

Our Education Review Office 2017 Report, just published, is outstanding and a credit to teachers, parents, our children, and the leadership team led by Grant.  The Education Review Office (ERO) gave us the highest rating […]

2508, 2017

Newsletter 25 August

Click the link for a pdf version of our newsletter. Newsletter 25 Aug 2017

1108, 2017


Recently we received our Draft Education Review External Evaluation Report. It reads extremely positively of our school and our achievements. The report now needs to be confirmed before it is made public, which we expect […]

Dates for your Diary

  • Motueka Swimming Sports Friday 9 March
  • Marama & Ramaroa nui Art Trip 12th March
  • Summer Sports Tuesday 27 March
  • Student Led Conferences Wednesday 11 April
  • Y7/8 Whenua iti 2 & 3rd May
  • Lit Quiz Friday 11 May
  • Y7/8 Whenua Iti 23 & 24 May
  • Rabbit Island Cross Country 31st May
  • Dental Bus 11th June – 29th June
  • Gymnastics 19th & 20th June
  • Winter Sports Jnr 23 August
  • Winter Sports Snr 24th August
  • School Fair 3 November
  • Athletics Day at Community Centre 10th November

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Term Dates 2018

  • Term 1 2018 : Wednesday, January 31st – Friday, 13th April 2018
  • Term 2: Monday, 30th April – Friday 6th July 2018
  • Term 3: Monday, 23rd July – Friday, 28th September 2018
  • Term 4: Monday, 15th October – Thursday, 15th December 2018
  • Other dates to note:
    Waitangi Day – Tuesday 6th Feb, Good Friday – Friday 30th March, Easter Monday 2nd  and Tuesday 3rd April, Anzac Day Wednesday 25th April
    Queens Birthday – Monday 4th June, Labour Day – Monday 22nd October

Keep up with our kids

Visit our classroom blogs!

Marama’s Blog
Turama’s Blog
Ramaroa nui’s Blog
Ramaroa iti’s Blog