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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 caring School

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

Values: Manaakitanga, Whanaungatanga, Inclusion of all, respect for diversity, well

"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 2

Thu May 13 03:31pm



Newsletter Term 2 Week 1 is now available to view

Fri May 07 09:43am



Working Bee at the ‘School Gardens’.

Mon Apr 26 08:30pm

For anyone who has a few hours spare this Wednesday 28 April from 10.00am to 1.00pm, we are preparing our gardens and cleaning up native garden area next to Room 12 and the Adventure playground. Bring garden gloves, garden tools to suit. Thank you in advance

Mufti Day – Flouro Friday. Tomorrow is mufti day, gold coin donations. Dress in your best fluoro colours.

Thu Apr 15 04:35pm

Newsletter Term 1 Week 11

Thu Apr 15 03:46pm



Senior/middle athletics postponed to Term 4

Wed Apr 14 08:41am

Morena, the senior/middle school athletics has been postponed to this Wednesday due to the weather.

Mon Apr 12 08:01am

Newsletter Term 1 Week 10

Thu Apr 08 03:47pm




Thu Apr 08 02:30pm

Malfroy Mini Gala is on this afternoon from 4.30 – 5.30. Foood Available, followed by ‘Our Tamariki Talent Quest, starting at 6.00pm to 7.30.

$2.00 entry

Parking on the school field.

All our school community is most welcome. ( Please bring cash for food,games and entry to talent quest)

Newsletter Term 1 Week 9

Thu Apr 01 02:46pm



School Athletics – NEW DATE

Tue Mar 30 03:40pm

Due to the weather we have moved our middle/senior athletics to Week 11 Monday 12th April, postponement is Wednesday 14th of April.  Please take note of the rooms involved.  

Room 4, 5, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14 and 16

Nau mai haere mai!

School Athletics

Mon Mar 29 12:49pm

The middle/senior school athletics that was to be held tomorrow has been postponed until further notice due to the weather conditions this week.  We will let you know the new date as soon as possible.

Thank you

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Thu Mar 25 03:07pm

Term 1, Week 8 – 25 March 2021


Newsletter Term 1 Week 7

Thu Mar 18 02:31pm



REMINDER! MINI MARATHON registrations close tomorrow afternoon, with your $7 payment please. Thank you

Tue Mar 16 03:26pm

Newsletter Term 1 Week 6

Thu Mar 11 03:37pm



Malfroy School Special Newsletter 08.03.2021

Mon Mar 08 08:59am


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Newsletter Term 1 Week 5

Thu Mar 04 02:31pm



Whanau hui tonight at 5pm in the school hall. See you there

Thu Mar 04 11:46am

Malfroy School Special Newsletter

Wed Mar 03 04:35pm

Malfroy School Special Newsletter    3.03.21
Alert Level 2 – All of New Zealand excluding Auckland region

Important Update

Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 Level 2 announcement, we have postponed Whanau Breakfast to Friday 19 March in Week 7. This follows other announcements with events; Top School has been postponed to Monday 22 March and Touch Rugby was cancelled this week.

However, we will still proceed with the Whanau Hui tomorrow starting at 5.00pm in the staffroom. An agenda will be posted on the Malfroy School App, Facebook andWeb page. Thank you!
Reminders for COVID-19 Alert 2 

1. Schools are open to everyone, and all children must attend.

2. Learning will be onsite with distance learning offered in some circumstances.

3. Schools are not classified as gatherings and a range of events and activities can go ahead.

4. Schools will close for cleaning and contact tracing if there is a confirmed case who was infectious when at school.

5. Face coverings are not required at school or on any school transport.

6. Sick people must stay at home.

7. You must have a contact tracing system in place.

8. Fundamental public health measures continue to apply at every alert level:

Physical distancing (not touching and not breathing on each other at Alert Level 2)
Hand hygiene
Cough and sneeze etiquette
Regularly cleaning and disinfecting high touch surfaces.
9. Think and plan carefully before you go ahead with any activity that brings a large number of students together and/or spectators are involved.

For more detailed information for Alert Level 2, please refer to our health and safety guidance.

Nga mihi

Nicky Brell & Staff

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Sun Feb 28 12:47pm


Newsletter Term 1 Week 4

Thu Feb 25 03:15pm



Reminder – Junior Touch Rugby. Please can you insure all players have shoes this afternoon for their games. NO SHOES, NO GAME!

Wed Feb 24 12:48pm


Fri Feb 19 03:07pm

If your child is interested in playing netball this term, please contact the school office or you can also let the teacher know.

Newsletter Term 1 Week 3 is now available to view. You can also view it on our school website.

Thu Feb 18 03:17pm



Malfroy School Special Newsletter 14.02.21

Sun Feb 14 07:37pm


Malfroy School Special Newsletter 14.02.21

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