Welcome to Whangarei Heads School
Whangarei Heads School is located 30km east of Whangarei, surrounded by bush on the lower slopes of Mt Manaia, overlooking the entrance to Whangarei Harbour.
The School was established in 1858 and has a proud history of serving its community well. It serves a supportive and active rural and coastal community.
The school currently has a U4 status with a roll of approximately 165-175 students. It is a full primary school which adds to its special character.
Our Place to Grow and Learn Together – Ko tatou kura, kia tipu, kia ako ngatahi guides what we do every day.
Our Place – Whangarei Heads School is in a unique location at the base of Mount Manaia, and in the beautiful marine environment of Whangarei Heads.
To Grow and Learn – We pride ourselves on a well balanced curriculum where children are able to experience learning across all essential learning areas and Key Competencies
Together – We are all learners, from the children, to the staff to the community members who all contribute to our kura
We are all guided by our four core values; BELONGING, KINDNESS, CREATIVITY and RESILIENCE.
The School was established in 1858 and is the second oldest school in New Zealand. It serves a supportive and active rural and coastal community. Having a School and Community Art Shed and Library. The school acts as a central hub for the area and a number of community events are held in our hall, Te Mangoroa. The school celebrated a Sesquicentennial in 2008.