Our Principal

Welcome to Ngongotaha School

  It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the Ngongotaha School whanau. This website may be the first point of contact you have had and we warmly welcome you to come visit us and meet the team.

 Our school has between 350 and 400 amazing pupils. Our roll has experienced considerable growth in recent years and has an enrolment scheme put into place to prevent overcrowding. Information about this can be found at in our information booklet linked to the 'Our Place' tab.

 Ngongotaha school offers an exceptional academic programme complemented by numerous opportunities in sport and the arts supporting students to explore their passions and to excel in a wide range of pursuits.

 Our committed and dedicated staff hold high expectations for themselves and this is impressed upon all young people attending our school. They are a hard-working dedicated group of professionals who strive to provide quality education for every pupil who attends our school.

 We are proud of our school environment, school culture and the quality of children’s learning achieved throughout the school. We aim to provide stimulating, enjoyable learning which will educate the whole child and create an independent learner for the future.

 The Board of Trustees is committed to the quality education of your child and works alongside the staff to ensure Ngongotaha School is a GREAT place for you and your child / children.

 All parents are most welcome to visit the school so that they can be aware and become involved in their child’s education.  Effective communication between home and school can take many forms and assists in the development and achievement of your child. 

 Ngongotaha School has a proud history in the community and we enjoy the community sense of whanaungatanga, belonging, that is fostered here.

 The school provides many opportunities for children to take part in. We offer a range of activities, sports and interests that develop independence, perseverance, leadership and creativity. We encourage your child to take up the challenges that come their way during their time here.

 We warmly welcome children, parents and all family members to Ngongotaha School and trust your transition into our school will be a happy one. We look forward to working alongside you and your children in developing a lifelong love of learning.

Mr Craig McFadyen and the team at Ngongotaha Primary