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.  

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

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School Hours

School starts               8.50 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: 

Term 1: Tuesday 7th February to Thursday 6th April

Term 2: Monday 24th April to Friday 30th June

Term 3: Monday 17th July to Friday 22nd September

Term 4: Monday 9th October to Wednesday 20th December

Public Holidays (School Closed):

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

R - Respect

I -  Inclusion

C - Cooperation

H - Honesty

E - Endeavour

R - Resolution

Our aim is:

i. Effective communicators

ii. Confident in demonstrating a RICHER sense and

iii. Community connected.

-our core culture and enhances learning.