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Te Aro School is a vibrant and bustling learning environment where diversity is valued. I love being here! I love the school’s cultural mix, the staff team, the students and the fact that we are a hidden gem on the edge of the city. It still amazes me that so many Wellingtonians don’t even know there is a school at this end of The Terrace.

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Georgie and I will be enrolling new families on the mornings of Thursday 24 January, Friday 25 January, Monday 28 January, Tuesday 29 January and Wednesday 30 January. If you are a new family to Te Aro and you would like to enrol your child, please call in on one of those days or call Georgie in the school office on tel. 04 384–2860. If you know of a new family that has moved into our school zone please share this information with them.

Thursday 31 January and Friday 1st February are teacher only days. The teaching team will be on site both days but in meetings between 9.00am and 4.00pm.

Students return to school on Monday 4 February. The school day starts at 8.55am. We’re anticipating warm, sunny weather so please make sure your child comes with a drink bottle of water and a sunhat.

The school will be closed on Wednesday 6 February for Waitangi Day. School will reopen on Thursday 7 February at 8.55am.

The staff team and I are looking forward to seeing our returning students and welcoming our new students and their families to our school community.

Kake tonu Te Aro School. Ever upwards Te Aro School.

Ngā mihi nui ki a koutou


Sue Clement



Te Aro School is a vibrant, inclusive, multicultural full primary school with approximately 220 children from over 36 countries and a strong community presence dating back to 1854.


The School relies on strong support from our community to fundraise the funds necessary to provide our students with the best education possible.


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LOCATION: Wellington

Te Aro School in central Wellington has a roll of 212 students, encompassing 38 different ethnicities.


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We welcome all International Students to our school and look forward to providing the necessary professional educational services to your child.

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