Kia ora Whānau,

I can't believe we are half way through the term already.  The photographs above are of our two senior classes from Pohutukawa Rima and Pohutukawa Waru holding desk sales to raise funds for beginning and end of year picnics.

The tamariki from our senior classes showed tuakana/teina by using the key competencies.  As teina they showed Kōwhai tamariki how to participate and contribute, what relating well to others looks like, how to manage themselves,  and problem how to problem solve by using language symbols and texts.

We are exploring whether we open our school up to the Community next year so please be on the look out for the survey about this.

Ngā manaakitanga,


Upcoming Events for 2020:​​

  • 3 December-12.00  in the school hall -Minor Prize Giving

  • 8 December- Kōwhai Water Day

  • 8 December- Monitors Trip

  • 9 December- School Cross Country

  • 10 December- 5.00pm Year 6 Graduation in the school hall

  • 11 December- Glendene Sports and Picnic Day

  • 14 December- 12.00 in the school hall-Major Prize Giving

  • 15 December- 1.00 School finishes.  Last day of term.

2021 Dates

  • 2nd February School office opens - 10am to 2pm

  • 3rd February School starts - First bell at 8.50am

  • 8th February Waitangi Day - School closed

  • 10th February-Room 5 and 6 to Emirates Team NZ

  • 12th February-Cornwallis Picnic Day

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Tō tātou pai rawa i ngā wa katoa

Our Best Always

Kia Ora, talofa Lava, fakalofa lahi atu, malo e lelei, bula vinaka, kia orana, namaste, marhaban, assalam-alaykum, nei hou,

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Dear Whanau,

Tenā koutou, talofa lava, bula vinaka, namaste, as-alamu alaikum, malo e lelei, fakalofa lahi atu. Welcome to Glendene School.  Our enthusiastic team are ready to work with your tamariki and whānau to make your child's time at school happy and successful.

Our school vision is together, Glendene School and its community will empower our children with knowledge, confidence and opportunities to achieve our best always.

We strive to give Glendene School students many rich learning experiences during their time at Glendene School and your assistance would be warmly welcomed.  If you have skills and talents you want to share with the children or to enrich our school, please contact us. 


We begin every year by learning about each other and our place - Ko Wai Au/Ko Wai Mātou. It was great to see you all at Cornwallis Beach. 

We encourage you to come in and get to know us and what we do.  In 2020 our learning from term 2 onwards will be about Te Hau/The Wind and it's effect on our ancestors, living things and the future.

We have learning meetings with students, teachers and parents twice a year and we report on student progress and achievement in writing at the end of the year, with a short report at mid-year.  We also have learning celebration (whakanui/fiafia days) during the year where you can come in and see your children learning.

Please note there will be NO school fees in 2020. 

We trust that your involvement with Glendene School will be an enjoyable one and we welcome you to the Glendene School whanau/aiga/family.

Nga mihi nui,

Sepora Mauigoa


‘Ko au, Ko ia, Ko tō tātou nei turangawaewae ka tiaki’
Look after others 
Look after ourselves    
Look after our place 

Glendene School
60 Barrys Rd
Auckland 0602

Ph 09 838 8603

Fax 09 838-7557
Mobile  021 084 75283


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