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From the Principal

Welcome to Tawa School. Mihi nui kia koutou. The school opened in 1855 and has a strong history of success and being a focal point of the Tawa community. We cater for children from Years 1 – 8 and pride ourselves on providing a broad, rich curriculum, family atmosphere and a welcoming, caring environment. Our motto is to “Spark a passion for what could be” – we aim to build enthusiasm for learning in our students each day and through strong teaching to bring the best out in each student, to prepare them for a fulfilling, successful life. 

We welcome enrolments at all levels of the school and would value the opportunity to share our philosophy with you and answer any questions you may have. You are welcome to contact the school and make an appointment to meet the Principal.

Ian Dewar

News Feed & Announcements

  • Change to Assembly day/time for Week 8 and 10 this term.
    There will not be an assembly next Wednesday, 15th June, due to a clash with Tawa Goes to Town rehearsals on Wednesday afternoons for the rest of term (with the whole senior school out), plus with R14 at swimming, the next 2 assemblies will now be Mondays from 12 – 12.30 instead.

    These will be on Mon 20th June (week 8) & Monday 4th July (week 10) ~ both from 12 - 12.30

    Posted Jun 9, 2016, 7:18 PM by Trena Sharpes
  • Entertainment Book Fundraising

    NEW! Have a look through this 'flickbook' online to see what's on offer!

    Get your Entertainment Book Membership now and use it during the April school holidays!!!.

    You can purchase a digital membership or book on line through our payment page:

    Books can be sent home with your child or collected from the school office. Remember 20 % of all sales go to Tawa School!

    Enquiries to :   Kate Twyford
    P:  0273765548  |  E:  
    Thank you for your support!


    Posted Jun 9, 2016, 7:15 PM by Trena Sharpes
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Montessori at Tawa

Contact Details

Oxford Street, Tawa, Wellington, New Zealand

Phone +64 4 232 6453 

Mobile 022 301 3428

Fax +64 232 6873

Account no. for internet banking: Tawa School BOT 123223 0175995-00