School Closed at 1.20pm on Wednesday 31st May for the Teachers' Paid Union Meeting.

Kia ora koutou 

The teachers of the school are invited to a paid union meeting on Wednesday 31st May. As a result school will close from 1.20 on Wednesday. Please be sure to pick your children up at this time so the teachers can attend this most important meeting.
Thank you for your understanding.

Kind regards

Kia ora koutou. A special fund to support tamariki of Maori decent with costs associated with school and sports is available by following this link.

For your information, a special fund is available for tamariki of Maori decent to support in school and sports associated costs of up to $300 per year. Just follow the link:


Healthy Active Learning Survey

Kia ora koutou Netherby School Community.  It would be appreciated if you could find the time to fill in this survey.  Thanking you in advance. 


School Open and Information Afternoon - Tuesday 9th May at 3.15pm in the school hall.



School closed on Thursday 16 March due to the strike.

A note to remind you that Netherby School will be closed on Thursday 16 March for the whole day through industrial action to strike along with most other primary and intermediate schools in New Zealand.  We do not make these decisions lightly and apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Teachers will meet at the corners of West and Wills St (by the duckpond of the Botanical Gardens) from 10.30am and invite any community members to join us.

Cancelled Community Invite 2 - 3pm Wednesday 15 March.

The Community Class Invite is cancelled from 2 - 3 pm on Wednesday 15th March. We apologise if this causes any inconvenience, but that date has clashed with other dates that need to take priority. Kind regards.


Tip For Parents

Give your child every opportunity to read to you daily. Ten minutes of reading five times a week = 50 minutes of reading time a week.

If you did this for a minimum of 35 weeks a year we have your child engaging in text for 29 hours extra every year! That 29 hours helps your child read better because they do more miles, are exposed to many words, and importantly are exposed to many ideas through the text.

It is a win - win for all concerned!

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