Other Events

  • Pet Day – Calves and Lambs are reared for the school Pet Day and then taken on to the Group Day at Clareville Showgrounds.  A huge variety of pets come to the school pet day in October.
  • Home Gardens – Spring garden – judged in December.  A Diary of dates, plantings etc should be kept.  Flower or vegetable gardens can be entered.
  • Discos – Regular Discos are held for our children during the year.  The Discos are held at lunch time or early evening in the School Hall.  
  • Wairarapa Arts Festival – Every year – displayed at the Arts Centre in Masterton.  Many of our children enter.
  • Talent Quest – Term 3 – Open to all children.  An opportunity for children to display their talents.
  • Speech Competition (All Wairarapa Schools) – For Year 7 & 8 children in Term 2.
  • Matharapa Competition – Year 5 & 6 and 7 & 8 Teams are entered in this inter-school challenge in Masterton.
  • International Competitions – Children have the opportunity of entering the International competitions in Maths, Science, Computers, Spelling and English.  In recent years the school has gained a number of particularly high achievements in these competitions.
  • Science Fair – Held alternate years.  An opportunity for children to investigate and display their findings in science.  
  • Year 8 – Powell Hut Challenge – Late Term 3 or early Term 4 all Year 8 children are challenged to climb Mt Holdsworth and stay overnight at Powell Hut.  This is a demanding physical and mental challenge into snow and alpine conditions.  An exciting and confidence-boosting activity.
  • Confidence Course Challenge – Held on the school’s own Confidence Course.  Children can use the course throughout the year.  Competition – Term 4.