Update on Covid @ South Mak

Evening family and whanau, The weather truly has made it very pleasant around school for all those able to attend.  Just as an update, alongside our current number of students and families isolating due to Covid we have been informed of a student who was at school today that has

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Principal's Vlogs

Update on Start of Year managing Covid:

Friday 28th January Dear Parents, Caregivers and Whānua, There are exciting times ahead. Come Tuesday the 1st of February we will enter another interesting year for education and for our whole community. I have waited to send information about how we will be starting the year until we have the

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Welcome to South Mākirikiri School

Learning is our treasure to seek and share for life
 He tāonga te akonga ki te kimikimi ki te tohatoha i ngā wā katoa

Principal's Welcome

Kia ora te whānau,

I am delighted to introduce you to South Mākirikiri School, located 7kms to the West of Marton. We
are a rural, with 7 classrooms catering for Y1-8 students. Welcome to South Mākirikiri School.

Our learning environment fosters a sense of belonging, values learning and expects success. We are
resourced to provide digitally connected, comfortable, modern learning spaces. We all have a passion
for creating an environment that brings the learning alive for every child that comes through our
gates. We enjoy seeing learning happening in a variety of spaces and particularly out in the outdoor

Our school has amazing learning spaces and an engaging learning environment that
enables students to explore and create in a wide range of curriculum areas.
As a school we strive to excel beyond expectation in all areas and students are encouraged to give
everything a go. We want our young people to leave our school well equipped with all the
competencies and qualities to participate and contribute in their secondary education.

Our community
plays an active role in every aspect of life at South Mākirikiri School and we enjoy building
relationships with all learners and their whānau.

Nga mihi nui kia koutou.

Greg Allan | Principal

The Four Winds

Ngā hau e wha: The four winds, north, east, south, west. These represent people coming together from different backgrounds, regions and whakapapa.
Mt Ruapehu is a prominant landmark for South Mākirikiri School.
Paraikatetu is our Maunga.
The furrows represent the earth around us.


Friday, August 2

Disco- FOS
All Day

Thursday, August 8

Board of Trustee meeting @ 6pm
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Friday, August 9

Rangitikei Tough Kid Year 4-8
All Day

Thursday, August 15

Book Character Day
All Day

Tuesday, August 20

Hearing & Vision testing
8:30 am – 9:30 am






Mahi Tika



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