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Kia ora. Welcome.

Welcome to West Eyreton School! We warmly welcome you to our website. Our tamariki are at the heart of our special school, that very much has a country feel. We strive for Excellence through Effort, Example, Enterprise and Empathy. We have a team of highly experienced staff who work hard to provide a wide range of educational opportunities for our students. We aim to develop life long learners who love to learn, who are curious and creative, who ask questions and remain open to new learning and ideas.

If you are considering enrolling your child(ren) at West Eyreton School and/or would like to discuss your child’s learning you are more than welcome to make an appointment to see me.

Lisa Duff – Principal

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What's Happening at West Eyreton School?


Year 7 & 8 River Walk – POSTPONED due to strong winds and predicted rain. Normal school day. Uniform required. See HERO post for more info.

Tue Mar 21 06:12am

Don’t forget the School/Community BBQ starting at 5.30 pm. If it is raining we will be based in the school hall. See you then!

Fri Mar 17 04:30pm

Please help me to get back into my office. Apples for sale. $5 per bag. Feel free to bring CASH after school or this evening.

Fri Mar 17 10:51am


Kia ora. Carol is on-site today if you would like to collect your pre-purchased apples. We will also take CASH/EFTPOS.

Thu Mar 16 10:07am


A reminder – School is closed tomorrow – Thursday 16 March. Due to NZEI Strike Action. Thank you for your support.

Wed Mar 15 02:19pm

Apples, Apples, Apples. Delicious Galaxy Apples for sale on KINDO. They can be collected this afternoon from the office or Friday AM.

Wed Mar 15 12:35pm


Kia ora. We would appreciate donations of brown paper bags, tomorrow if possible. We have the opportunity to bag and sell apples again.

Tue Mar 14 11:09am

Please see Hero for a notice about assemblies this week due to the weather.

Mon Mar 13 11:33am

The Junior triathlon starts tomorrow at 10.30am as per the calendar and triathlon Hero Post.

Thu Mar 09 07:15pm

Whole School Assembly postponed until Monday 13th March due to the Triathlon.  It will be at 2:20pm. This is weather dependent.

Mon Mar 06 09:04am

Year 7&8 camp students will arrive back at 2.30 pm. We have coned off an area for the bus to park so please avoid this area.

Fri Mar 03 01:21pm

Year 5/6 swimming tomorrow must be paid tonight for the children to attend. Please pay the $9 on Kindo. All students are entered in races.

Tue Feb 28 03:50pm

There is an important camp notice post on Hero for all Rōpū Kārearea families to read. Please read.

Wed Feb 22 05:40pm

Parents of Year 7/8 children attending competitive swimming tomorrow please check HERO. Thanks.

Wed Feb 22 01:50pm

We need your help! Please take the time to fill out this short community survey.

Tue Feb 21 02:28pm

As an added incentive – for every 15 survey responses we get one Board member will participate in the Polar Plunge. My goal is the entire Board. Please help spread the word!



Can all Year 7 & 8 parents please urgently check HERO for an important message about learning in the Year 7 & 8 space this week.

Sun Feb 19 07:10pm

Reminder: Meet the Teacher tonight. Juniors are in Kerurū at 6:30. Year 5/6 in Kea and Year 7/8 in Kārearea at 7:15. See you then

Wed Feb 15 02:40pm

Buses are running late tonight, green has just left, replacement bus for blue is coming

Fri Feb 10 03:16pm

Could all Rōpū Kārearea whanau please read the camp notice on Hero.

Wed Feb 01 04:23pm

Welcome back to the 2023 School Year.

Fri Jan 27 12:57pm

Welcome back! On Tuesday 31st January 2023 we will be opening up the classrooms from 12 pm – 3 pm. We would warmly welcome you to pop down, visit your child’s classroom, meet their teacher(s), have a look around the classroom/school with your child and even drop off their school books all ready for Wednesday. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday if you can make it. Otherwise, we will see you on Wednesday 1st February. Please note: School buses will run on the 2022 timetable until this has been reviewed.

2023 Online Stationery Lists

Wed Jan 11 01:01pm

Happy New Year! Our school stationery lists have been loaded on Quizzle for easy online ordering. A PDF version of the lists will also be forwarded through the HERO App to all families.

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