"Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him." - Psalm 127:3 (NLT)

We are now at COVID Alert Level 2. To protect our students, all parents and visitors to wear a mask and refrain from entering the school if not fully vaccinated. Our School's COVID 19 Notes Can Be Found Here

Note: School Finishes for Students in 2021 at Midday on December 15th, 2021

















NAU MAI, HAERE MAI - WELCOME TO WHAKATĀNE S.D.A SCHOOL

Whakatāne S D A School is an integrated Christian school, educating students from Year 1 to Year 8.

We are a two teacher school located in Whakatāne township. Our special character is underpinned by the principles, values and beliefs of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

What does the Whakatāne Seventh-day Adventist School offer your child?

Our school offers a caring, family-type environment in which the uniqueness of each child is valued and nurtured.

Our teachers will introduce and encourage your child to love a God who loves them immeasurably and without condition.

Our educational aims will nurture the potential and development of your child in a balanced lifestyle: Spiritually, Academically, Socially, Physically & Emotionally.


Enrolment to the school is open to any family who shares the school’s commitment to the belief that Education for Eternity offers your child the best start in life. Please see our enrolment policy.

Who Operates the School?

The school is governed by the Board of Trustees; made up of three Proprietor representatives, four parent representatives and two staff members. The Whakatāne Seventh-day Adventist School is also a member of the New Zealand Seventh-day Adventist Schools Association. This body is the School Proprietor and is part of the New Zealand Pacific Union Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, based in Manukau City, Auckland. The special character of our school, its Bible based curriculum and staffing needs are overseen by this body. The special character of the school wholeheartedly supports a Bible-based life view and its values. It upholds the Christian lifestyle of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

"All your children shall be taught by the Lord, and great shall be the peace of your children." - Isaiah 54:13 (NKJV)

VISION STATEMENT

Through G.R.O.W.T.H.


G - GODLINESS
R - RICH RELATIONSHIP
O - OWNERSHIP OF LEARNING
W - WISDOM IN DECISION MAKING
T - TRANSFORMATIONAL LEARNING
H - HARVEST FOCUS

We will ...

  • Know, Experience and Share Jesus Christ.

  • Be successful as lifelong learners within the NZ Curriculum

TERM DATES 2021
NGĀ WĀHANGA 2021

Term 1
2nd Feb - 16th April

Term 2
3rd May - 9th July

Term 3
26th July - 1st October


Term 4
18th October - 17th December

(Mon 25th Oct - Labour Day)