Whether you are visiting our site to find out more about Te Hihi School, or a parent wanting to access information; welcome, nau mai, haere mai.
The school's motto of Character ~ Kindness ~ Courtesy is built into our school culture and always at the forefront. Along with our motto, our vision statement is "Creating the grounding for future growth". Our vision has four strands to it; preparing our students to be global citizens, connecting with real life learning through a balanced curriculum, acknowledging stewardship of the land (kaitiaki), and valuing positive relationships. The full vision statement is available from the school office.
Te Hihi School started life on 9 March 1914 and on the weekend of 7-9 March 2014 the school will celebrate it's centennial. For more information, click to go through to the centennial website or follow through Facebook by clicking on this link where you'll find some very interesting anecdotes from past pupils and families along with old photos.
If you are after information that is not available on this website, please don't hesitate to contact the school.
Start of 2014 School Year
The school year starts on Monday 3 February with all children assembling on the top court. After a brief welcome and the introduction of the staff for 2014, the children will move off to their new classroom with their new teacher.
The Uniform Shop will be open for two hours on Friday 31 January from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. A current price list is available here.
Back to School Stationery is available online through the myschool website. You will need to enter Te Hihi School into the school search box and then follow the instructions. Alternatively, if you wish to visit an Office Max store, you'll be able to pick up a stationery list for your child.
If you wish you can also pay for your child's school donation and other fees through this site as well.
Once again, Fulton Swim School will provide in-school swimming lessons through their professional coaching team. The programme allows for ten lessons over three days per week starting on Monday 10 February. The fee for these lessons can be paid through the myschool website otherwise the school will send out an invoice for this programme.
The school was reviewed in February 2013. The following are some statements from the report of that review. To read the full review, please click here.