Nau Mai, Haere Mai - Welcome to James Cook School in Marton.

James Cook School is a full primary and multicultural school located at the south west end of Marton’s town centre.

Set in a semi rural environment, the school community is committed to ensuring James Cook School’s mission statement, “Achieving Excellence through Aroha, Endeavour and Resolution” is actively promoted and alive.

James Cook School is situated beside an Early Childhood Centre, Mill Street Kindergarten. This close proximity allows for quality learning relationships to be fostered and encouraged.

Draft Proposed Enrolment Scheme Map and Description for James Cook School

James Cook School Enrolment Scheme Letter Public Meeting 06052021.pdf
2368 James Cook School Written Zone Description.docx
James Cook School Enrolment Zone Consultation Invitation.pdf

Free School Lunches

There will be the option of a healthy lunch

for every child, every day.

lunch by libelle Tm 2 Wk 1
lunch by libelle Tm 2 Wk 2

Vision - Building an interdependent community of engaged learners who go forth to influence the world around them.

School Hours

School starts 8.55 am

Working Session 9.00-10.40 am

Morning Tea Break 10.40-11.00 am

Working Session 11.00-12.30 pm

Lunch Break 12.30-1.15 pm

Working Session 1.15-2.45 pm


Read our Policies and Procedures

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School Community Open Day: Tuesday 2nd February 1-3pm

Term 1: Wednesday 3th February to Friday 16th April

Term 2: Monday 3rd May to Friday 9th July

Term 3: Monday 26th July to Friday 1st October

Term 4: Monday 18th October to Wednesday 15th December

Public Holidays (School Closed):

  • Waitangi Day - Observed Monday 8th February

  • Good Friday - Friday 2nd April

  • Easter Monday - Monday 5th April

  • Easter Tuesday - Tuesday 6th April

  • ANZAC Day - Thursday 25th April

  • Queen’s Birthday - Monday 7th June

  • Labour Day - Monday 25th October

Mission Statement - “Achieving Excellence through Aroha, Endeavour and Resolution”

R - Respect

I - Inclusion

C - Cooperation

H - Honesty

E - Endeavour

R - Resolution

Our aim is:

  • To nurture learners in their journey towards becoming…

i. Effective communicators

ii. Confident in demonstrating a RICHER sense and

iii. Community connected.

  • To create an environment that reflects

-our core culture and enhances learning.

2368_2019 Annual Report.pdf
James Cook School, Marton, NZ - 2020