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.
James Cook School
Free School Lunches
There will be the option of a healthy lunch
for every child, every day.
Vision - Building an interdependent community of engaged learners who go forth to influence the world around them.
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
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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.