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Mission Statement

 At Tarras School we strive to create a calm, safe place to be. We celebrate kanorau (diversity); accepting and respecting each other’s uniqueness, developing a sense of belonging. We create opportunities for all tamariki to learn and excel. We encourage all to show manira (curiosity) by asking questions, being excited and engaged and enjoying shared learning experiences. Our hapori (community) is active and supportive in our place; we are the hub and feel privileged to be so. We encourage whānau to be fully involved in life at Tarras. Whakauka (sustainability) guides us to ensure we are upholding and protecting our mana, kura and whenua.

What's happening at Tarras School?

Upcoming Events in July

Sat 6

Term 2 School Holidays

6 Jul 2024

Tue 23

FOTS Meeting

23 Jul 2024

Wed 24

Trip to the Lindis River - seniors

24 Jul 2024

Latest Notices

Happy Holidays!
18 Jul 2024

Kia ora,
I hope you're all having a nice break and keeping warm.

Just to let you know, using the information from our 'School Bell Times' consultation, we are going to increase our school day by 30minutes. Our new start time will be 8:45am - the tamariki are already here by then so their bus pick up times will not change.

We will finish our day at 2:45pm, this will mean your tamariki will be 15minutes later home than normal.

Please let me know if you have any questions. Otherwise, I look forward to seeing everyone on Monday the 22nd of July.

Board of Trustees Calf Fundraiser
18 Jul 2024

Please click here to find out about the Tarras School Board of Trustees Calf fundraiser.

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact us.
Dan, George, Ben, Chrissy, Robbie

Arts Lessons
1 Jul 2024

FOR THE CHILDREN - After School Watercolour Fun (starting Monday 22 July) for ages 8 and up.  Come and join the fun on a Monday after school in the warmth at the Wanaka Arts Centre. 

FOR THE ADULTS - NEW FOR TERM 3, THURSDAY EVENINGS NOW ADDED. Monday & Thursday classes for beginners & beyond, for adults, teens, Mums, Dad's, Grandma's, Grandpa's, Great Aunt Daisy's and more... Join a relaxing evening class and have some chilled-out fun on either a Monday or a Thursday evening from Monday 22 July, on the warmth of the Wanaka Arts Centre.  

But be quick, limited spots available for all classes.

Funding may be available if the cost is an issue.  Please enquire. Confidentiality assured.

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Cromwell Dental Centre Checketts McKay Law Limited Jake & Steve Harcourts Andrew Tall Electrical Ltd Stroud Homes Craftsman Electrical Barrett Homes Cromwell Phoenix I.T. Southern Lakes ITM Cromwell Versatile Cromwell Harrold Building Ltd THE MERINO SHOP Gallaway Cook Allan Lawyers
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