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

James Cook School ALERT LEVEL TWO Whānau Expectations.pdf

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

Enrolment Scheme – James Cook School

As you may be aware, the James Cook school board have been working collaboratively with the Ministry of Education to develop an enrolment scheme for James Cook School.

As part of the process we are asking for public submissions on the proposed scheme via the Ministry of Education website link below

All submissions are confidential and will be considered as part of the final report. Submissions close on 12 July.

Thank you for your help.

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
James Cook School Public Meeting.pdf
Home Zone Description Street Addresses (Alphabetical Order).pdf

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 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.

James Cook School, Marton, NZ - 2020