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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

2105, 2018

Principal Awards 18 May

Principal Awards

Last Week – Xavier and Liana for the way they showed maturity in their actions during an accident in the school grounds.

This week – Robert … I sat next to Robert as he completed […]

2105, 2018


There is a bit of a ‘tummy bug’ making itself known to a number of our students, some seem to suffer 24/48 hours of nausea and others longer and more than nausea! It appears […]

2105, 2018

Lit Quiz Y7/8

Our Lit Quizzers did us proud last Friday.

Jordyn, Max, Grace and John represented us against 30 teams. They placed 10th, just 7 points behind the winner!  Their Bonus round was Roald Dahl and […]

2105, 2018

Physical Education/Sports

We have Ryan Saxon join our team on Tuesday. Ryan is the new “No Child Left Inside” instructor replacing Nicole. Ryan will work with each class every Tuesday presenting a programme focussing on developing fundamental […]

2105, 2018

Cross Country

So many great results from yesterday’s (17th May) Moutere Hills Cross Country at Mahana…


First Place in their respective age group;

Kaela, Isaiah, Harriet, Alfie, Jade, Camden 

Second Place in their respective age […]

2105, 2018

Pupil Awards 18 May


Ruby: For the awesome determination you have been showing in your learning, which also was evident at Cross Country. Ka pai to ako.

Grace W: Your literate light is on high beam during writing time. You listen well, respond to feedback […]

405, 2018

Pupil Awards 4 May


Baillie– for showing your confident light in class by taking responsibility for your learning and thinking about your next steps.

Zoe– Your active light was on fire at Whenua Iti. You pushed through the challenging activities […]

Dates for your Diary

  • Y7/8 Whenua Iti 23 & 24 May
  • Junior Cross Country 30 May
  • Rabbit Island Cross Country 31st May
  • Dental Bus 11th June – 29th June
  • NZ Playhouse Performance 18th June
  • Gymnastics 19th & 20th June
  • Wig Wednesday 20 June
  • End Term 2 6 July
  • Term 3 begins 23 July
  • Winter Sports Jnr 23 August
  • Winter Sports Snr 24th August
  • Term 4 begins 15 October
  • School Fair 3 November
  • Athletics Day at Community Centre 10th November

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 – Frday, 14th 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