Historical Developments


1927 School opened on Pahoia Road
1934 Relocated to present location - 2 classrooms
1945 Principal’s house built 1957 Swimming pool built
1972 Year 7 and 8 pupils sent to Katikati College 1983 Third classroom added 1984 Fourth classroom added
1986 Library built
1987 Staffroom and sick bay re-modeled.
1993 Fifth classroom added 1996 Sixth classroom added 1998 Two more classrooms added (8 at present)
1999 Staffroom upgrade
2000 School house re-modeled into new library, kitchen and music room
2003 Nature area planted
2005 Re-development of swimming pool changing sheds, toilets and fence
2006 Car park, new PE shed and solar heating for pool installed
2007 Astroturf installed 2011 Construction of Community Hall on site.
2013 Open learning environment in junior classrooms developed.
2014 All classrooms changed to a collaborative/ pod approach, with the school structuring around team teaching. 2017 Rooms 3 and 4 replaced with a new innovative learning environment.
2017 Introduction of Play Based Learning in the Junior School
2018 Administration Block re-roofed.
2019 Swimming Pool concrete surrounds upgraded
2020 Fencing installed along front boundary
2020 Astroturf replaced 2021 Administration building renovated
2021 Waipapa Pod renovated to collaborative space with dedicated kitchen/art area