Waihi East is a decile 3 co-ed contributing school catering for children in the 5 to 11 year age range (Yr 1 - Yr 6) and at the end of Year 6 pupils transfer to Waihi College (Yr 7 – Yr 13).
The majority of New Entrant children who enroll have had early childhood learning experience and the close proximity of the Waihi Kindergarten is used to the advantage of both institutions. The school roll is currently 167 pupils, our Principal is Emily Hargreaves, we have 8 classroom teachers with 2 release teachers working part time, 4 classroom based teacher aides, 1 office administrator (full time), a caretaker, a cleaner and dental therapists who work in the school.
Growing Roll, Behaviour Plan, BOT Election and Marae Visit Posted: 23/05/2013
Kia ora, Tuesday afternoon at soccer is one of my favourite times of the week. It is great to watch our tamariki play and to have a chin-wag with parents. One lovely parent congratulated me this week on our awesome school, in particular our roll growth. Our roll is 167, when we hit 176 tamariki and hold for two weeks we get another teacher (far out!!)....... read more »