Welcome to St Matthew’s School
General information about
St Matthew’s School
Absences: Please notify Lynette in the school office by 9am should your child be absent. It is important that your child comes to school each day.
Liturgy and assembly: Each Monday at 9am the school meets for prayer assembly and notices.
Attendance Dues:-For attendance dues please visit https://pndiocese.org.nz/education/dues/ Should you need some help please talk to Tumua.
Lunches: We are a water and milk only school. Please send a healthy lunch. During term 3 we offer a hot lunch and hot drink on Fridays. We take part in the Fonterra Milk for Schools Programme.
Newsletters: There are newsletters sent home on a Tuesday or Wednesday.
Office Hours: The office is staffed from 8am daily.
School begins at 8.55 each day.
Morning tea is from 10.30 – 11am.
Lunch is 12.30pm-1.20pm and school concludes at 3pm.
Please be on time as it helps your child to learn.
Sport: We have regular PE lessons and sport. Children are required to wear their PE uniform during sport periods. PE uniform is available from the school office.
Stationery: School stationery is free! Thanks to the Board of Trustees for supplying all stationery for the children.
Uniform: Please see the uniform page for information.
Year 7 and 8: The Year 7 and 8 children attend Rangitikei College for Technology lessons each Thursday morning from 9.15am-10.30am.