Last week we held an evening to celebrate the contribution that Teresa Nathan made to our school during the ten years she taught here. This was a wonderful evening, with performances from our Kapa Haka group, choir and other groups of students. One of Teresa’s daughters gave a moving and humorous speech and Teresa’s family…
Wairau Intermediate School is a variable space state intermediate school dedicated to meeting the academic, emotional, physical and social needs of emerging adolescents.
Located on the North Shore ten minutes from downtown Auckland City, the school offers a wide range of programmes to a school population which reflects the unique diversity that is New Zealand society.
Its logo is derived from a Maori water pattern representing the meaning of Wairau, “an abundance of water”. In the sense that water is essential for growth, Wairau Intermediate aims to provide learning opportunities essential for adolescent development.
Our well qualified and professional staff are very successful in challenging students to achieve academic success in both national and international assessments. They also ensure that the social and emotional needs of children this age are met.
Wairau Intermediate encourages student participation in a huge variety of extra curricular activities, again challenging them to reach their full potential in all areas.
2017 Term Dates:
Term 3: 24 July – 29 September
Term 4: 16 October – 15 December
2018 Term Dates:
Term 1: 31 January – 13 April (Year 8s) & 1 February – 13 April (Year 7s)
Term 2: 30 April – 6 July
Term 3: 23 July – 28 September
Term 4: 15 October – 14 December