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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

1905, 2017

Cross Country

Cross country preparation is in full swing with The Moutere Hills events at Mahana and Dovedale next week. Thanks for all the support from you to get our students to these events.

1905, 2017

Board of Trustees Meeting – Achievement

Last night the Board met for their first meeting of this term. At the meeting I shared our achievement data in Reading, Writing and Mathematics based on the assessment teachers provided you in your child’s […]

1905, 2017


Also this week we have welcomed Maree O’Boyle from the University of Canterbury. Maree is our science advisor who this week has been working with our curriculum leaders Todd and Rachael on Monday, working alongside […]

1905, 2017

Welcome to …..

This week welcomed Linnea Bender to Upper Moutere School joining Finyas and Nunya. We hope Linnea enjoys being in Marama and her start to school.

1905, 2017

SUMS News 19 May

Stick on tattoos will now be available for all inter-school events!

They have the Upper Moutere School logo on them.
Students can wear them to show pride for their school.  Parents welcome to buy and wear them too!  […]

1905, 2017

Principal Awards 12 & 19 May

12 May

Matt H and Taj for their positive focussed approach to their science learning…impressive attitudes.

19 May

Cooper;  for putting the hugest smile on Kirsty’s face after she have finished assessing your progress in reading. You are […]

1905, 2017

Pupil Awards 12 & 19 May


Micah, Zak & Alex:We are so proud of the way you are settling quickly to learning and asking lots of questions to confirm your understanding. Your ACTIVE Light is glowing brightly. Keep up the great […]

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

Visit our classroom blogs!

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