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.

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

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



2022 SCHOOL TERM DATES AND HOLIDAYS

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

Term 1: Tuesday 1st February to Thursday 14th April

Term 2: Monday 2nd May to Friday 8th July

Term 3: Monday 25th July to Friday 30th September

Term 4: Monday 17th October to Wednesday 14th December

Public Holidays (School Closed):

  • Waitangi Day - Observed Monday 7th February

  • Good Friday - Friday 14th April

  • Queen’s Birthday - Monday 6th June

  • Matariki- Friday 24th June

  • Labour Day - Monday 24th 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.