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The Education Review Office described our school as “an effective learning institution where Board & Staff work diligently to provide students with high quality learning opportunities”.

At Malfroy School we recognise that parents, extended families and caregivers are of fundamental importance to children’s learning. This support is especially important in learning early literacy and numeracy skills. When your child begins at Malfroy School we will assess your child’s prior knowledge and skills and build on those to develop the children into independent life long learners.

Features at Malfroy School Include: 

  • A known and practiced mission statement proudly reflecting our cornerstone values.
  • Teaching staff who model the values of our mission statement and who focus on children’s individual learning needs.
  • Teaching and support staff providing special needs, learning and accelerent programmes.
  • A strong positive behaviour programme focussing on student well-being and restorative practices.
  • A modern library that provides opportunities for students to think, create and learn with the future in mind.
  • A Health Promoting School. Investing in the well-being of our students, staff and community.
  • A community minded school that offers Mainstream, Rumaki and Montessori.

A warm welcome is assured at Malfroy School where the uniqueness of each student is valued and nurtured.

Who are we?

Our Belief: We strive to do our personal best to help make a happy  and caring school

Vision: Building confidence, self directed, lifelong learners and responsible citizens

Values: Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Inclusion of All, Respect for Diversity, Wellbeing for Success

"Te Korowai O To Matou Kura"- ​"The Cloak of Our School".

Te Korowai O To Matou Kura“-​ embraces the school community, which is held high by two birds of peace. Children adorn the top of the korowai. They are ‘nga taonga’ (treasures) of our school.

Level 2 features: ‘poutama’ (stairway to heaven); ABC and 123 represent literacy and numeracy; baskets of knowledge – Te kete tuauri – traditions; Te kete tuatea – practical skills; Te kete aronui – love, peace and goodness; mangopare and mangopai for strength we gain from each other.

Level 3 depicts the skills and competencies the students will develop and use to fit the puzzle pieces of learning together. The handprints belong to the twelve students who assisted with the painting of this artwork. They were Ben Mc Adams, Aneesha Dahya, Georgina Mc Phee, Zara Molijn, Grace Bassett, Rain Gotz-Tier, Bailey Morrison, Sarah Oehlrich, Hana Sisay, Te Moana Ryan, Nieve Stephens, and Stevee-Lee Gardiner.

Central to Level 4 is the family with the two children playing with sports’ balls. On the left we use the geyser to acknowledge our hometown of Rotorua. On the right ‘nga hau e wha’ ​(the four winds) acknowledges the multicultural nature…

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Newsletter Term 2 Week 10

Thu Jul 08 04:13pm



NETBALL – Netball for today has been cancelled.

Tue Jul 06 03:29pm

Hockey – There will be no hockey training for the year 5 and 6 teams today due to the ‘Parent /Teacher Meetings’.

Tue Jul 06 10:14am

Matariki Whanau Breakfast

Thu Jul 01 04:03pm

Tomorrow is our whanau breakfast.
Starting at 7.30am to 8.30am

Gold coin entry per person

Bring the family and enjoy a full cooked breakfast with our staff and tamariki. 

In celebrating Matariki we will be drawing your entry number giving you the opportunity to select one of the special food hampers. 

Newsletter Term 2 Week 9

Thu Jul 01 03:58pm



Hockey – There will be no practice this afternoon for the year 5 and 6 teams.

Tue Jun 29 03:06pm

Junior Netball – has been CANCELLED due to the weather

Mon Jun 28 03:31pm

Photo Day – Wednesday 30th June

Mon Jun 28 01:49pm

Reminder: We are having our school/class photos this Wednesday. If you haven’t collected a form/envelope from the school office, can you please come in and fill one out.

Please note: Payment options for school photos is cash only or via the ‘Masterpiece Photography’ banking information found on the envelope.

Thank you


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Hockey Training – There is no Maxi Hockey training today due to the weather.

Tue Jun 15 12:01pm

Central School Cluster Cross country is postponed to Thursday 17th June 2021.

Mon Jun 14 12:36pm

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Quiz Night – This Thursday, get your teams together!

Tue Jun 01 10:13am


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Newsletter Term 2 Week 3

Thu May 20 03:46pm



Miniball Practice for the Majors has been cancelled for today.

Mon May 17 03:50pm

Netball – CANCELLED. Due to the weather, there is not netball today.

Mon May 17 03:46pm

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