Nau Mai Haere Mai, Welcome!

Why choose Oranga School for my child?​​

  • Students are very caring and feel a sense of belonging to the school.

  • Partnerships between children, families, teachers, and the wider community are highly valued.

  • We celebrate diversity. Students bring a diverse range of perspectives to our classes.

  • We provide the foundation skills for the future with an emphasis on literacy, numeracy and inquiry learning.

  • Learning is about the growth of the whole child – culturally, emotionally, academically, socially, and physically.

  • We encourage all children to rise to their full potential and strive for personal excellence and happiness in learning and life.

  • We have a warm and safe learning environment and dedicated, caring staff.

  • We have high behaviour standards and expectations of achievement.

  • Student wellbeing is supported and promoted.

Distance Learning

Oranga School was established in February 1949 and currently has a roll of approximately 400 year 1–6 students and has a combined staff of approximately 40.


The school is set on the southern slopes of One Tree Hill with spacious park-like grounds and extensive learning resources including a library, well-resourced classrooms, extensive digital devices including Chromebooks, ipads and Robotics.


The school boasts three fantastic adventure playgrounds, a bicycle track, a school hall with stage facilities and large court and field areas.

Important Dates 2021

​ Term dates 2021

  • Term 3    

  • Monday 26th July - Friday 1st October

  • Term 4      

  • Monday 18th October - Wednesday 15th December​

Starting date 2022

  • Term 1

  • Tuesday 1st February  - Wānanga Day

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Oranga's Online Library

Report an Absentee

  • Please include: 

  • Child's first and Last name

  • Classroom number

  • Reason for being absent