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Ko te Tamaiti te Pūtake o te Kaupapa

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Ko Croagh Patrick te māunga
Ko Shannon te awa
Ko Aer Lingus te waka
Ko Paddy Chawke tōku tīpuna
Nō Contae Luimnigh ahau
Ko Mary Ni Griffin rāua, ko William Chawke ōku mātua
Ko Caroline Marie Chawke tōku ingoa

Our caring and inclusive school that focuses on encouraging students to achieve their potential academically, physically, socially and emotionally.

Our school vision “Ko te Tamaiti te Pūtake o te Kaupapa / The Child the Heart of the Matter” highlights our intention to have our students at the centre of every decision we make. We have a strong commitment to nurturing and supporting our students to be the best learners, leaders and citizens they can be.

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Caroline Chawke

Principal,
Papatoetoe South School

Our Initiatives

Check out our initiatives:

Kahui Ako
Whānau Groups
Te Ara Tika

Our Partners

SWiS (Social Worker in School) – Ko ngā tamariki te iho o a mātou mahi kato  |  Children – the heart of all we do

sKiDs (Safe Kids in Daily Supervision) – before and after school care

Enrolment

Papatoetoe South School has an official enrolment scheme. Go to our enrolment page for details.

Contact us

If you have any queries, comments, messages or questions – we would love to hear from you!

Phone 09 278 5231 or 0800 786 3784
Mobile 027 585 5441
Email office@papatoetoe-south.school.nz

What's on at Papatoetoe South School

2020 Term Dates

Term 1: Monday 3 February – Thursday 9 April
Term 2: Tuesday 28 April – Friday 3 July
Term 3: Monday 20 July – Friday 25 September
Term 4: Monday 12 October – Tuesday 15 December

School Hours

8:50am – 3:00pm (Mon – Fri)

Office Hours

8:15am – 3:45pm (Mon – Fri)

Empower learners to reach their highest potential whilst standing strong as who they are

Our Strategic Objectives

empowered

Whakamana

Empowered

connected

Whakawhanaungatanga

Connected

prepared

Whakareri

Prepared

Our Values

Whanaungatanga

Ako

Kaitiakitanga

Aroha