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Welcome to Nawton School


We are a unique school in Hamilton as we offer mainstream (English), bilingual (Reorua) and total immersion (Rumaki) Maaori. We believe in developing the whole child, beginning with a sound grounding in literacy and numeracy.

Nawton School is a place where all cultures and ethnicities are valued creating a positive learning environment.

We are a school that endeavours to work in partnership with parents and caregivers to provide the best learning opportunities for all.

Nawton School Vision Statement:
To provide a holistic, inclusive learning environment which empowers students to succeed

Mission Statement:
To raise student achievement through:

engaging students

effective teaching

effective leadership

effective governance

a safe, holistic, inclusive and modern learning environment

involving parents, whanau and community


Nawton Values:

Nawton ‘PRIDE’ (Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Detachment and Excellence) are embedded throughout our school day, in our words and actions.



Please download our school app to receive COVID-19 updates, classroom teachers will also send notifications via the app. The app operates off a wifi or network connection.


The school app can be downloaded through the App Store (apple) or Play Store (android), search schoolappsnz and once downloaded search Nawton School.

School App


Term 1:
8th February - 14th April


Term 2:
2nd May - 8th July


Term 3:
25th July - 30th September


Term 4:
17th October - 20th December