St. Joseph's School was
established in 1930 by the Sisters of Our Lady of the Mission at the
request of the local parishioners. We cater for Years 1 - 8, with
approximately 220 pupils currently attending the school.
St. Joseph's Mission Statement is:
Always Faithful - Pumau Ki te Atua
to the teachings and values of Jesus Christ
to provide quality education
to instill a social conscience into all students and to ensure that they
are equipped with the skills to face their futures confidently.
have ten teaching classroom spaces, The children have access to a modern adventure
playground and an extensive playing field, rugby field, cricket pitch,
swimming pool, netball, tennis and basketball courts and a school hall.
Religious Education plays an important part in the school's culture. Our core values are care-manaaki, respect-whakaute, integrity-ngakaupono and faith-whakapono.
children are the heart and at the core of everything we do. With Christ as our centre, St Joseph's Catholic School will ensure that the Catholic ethos pervades all aspects of school life.