Providing our tamariki with the skill, will, and thrill to become assessment capable learners

Welcome to
Glenholme School

Kia ora koutou 

Nau mai haere mai  
Welcome to Te Kura O Nga Raupareparenga, Glenholme School.
Glenholme School has a strong reputation for being a friendly, supportive environment while meeting the needs of our diverse learners. At Glenholme School we encourage our tamariki to use our Learning Dispositions. These are to be an Innovator, Risk Taker, Collaborator, Thinker and Self-Regulator. We have a successful values programme based around the themes of Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence. Learning and student achievement are at the heart of everything that happens at Glenholme School. Staff and Board of Trustees ensure that we provide our students with the skill, will, and thrill, to become assessment capable learners. 

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24th November Newsletter, Week 6, Term 4, 2022

Thu Nov 24 10:43am



School closes at 1pm Tomorrow

Mon Nov 21 12:25pm

Tuesday 22nd November – Rotorua Teachers United Paid Union Meeting. Please collect your tamariki at 1pm

17th November Newsletter, Week 5, Term 4, 2022

Fri Nov 18 08:35am



COVID Update

Tue Nov 15 09:52am

We continue to have staff members and a number of students who have COVID.
If your child tests positive could you please make contact with the school so that we have a true picture of the number of cases.
If you child is sick please keep them at home.

NZEI Paid Teachers Union Meeting

Tue Nov 15 08:50am

Tuesday 22nd November
Please collect your child at 1.00pm on Tuesday
Please contact the school office if your child needs to remain at school until 3.00pm on 07 348 1489

No school Assembly on Monday morning

Sat Nov 12 12:24pm

We currently have 5 staff members who have tested positive in the last couple of days. To reduce the possible spread of COVID across the school we have decided to cancel assembly on Monday morning.

3rd November Newsletter, Week 3, Term 4, 2022

Thu Nov 03 02:12pm



Whānau Hui

Mon Oct 31 04:57pm

Wednesday 9th November at 5.30pm in the staffroom.

Please come along to this hui if you would like to know more about the proposed bilingual class/es for 2023.

We will be there to share information and answer any questions that you have.

27th October Newsletter, Week 2, Term 4, 2022

Thu Oct 27 02:49pm



20th October Newsletter, Week 1, Term 4, 2022

Thu Oct 20 02:39pm



29th September Newsletter, Week 10, Term 3, 2022

Thu Sep 29 02:13pm



22nd September Newsletter, Week 9, Term 3, 2022

Thu Sep 22 03:44pm



September 15th Newsletter, Week 8, Term 3, 2022

Fri Sep 16 10:53am



New long-term strategy for COVID-19

Mon Sep 12 08:43pm

Kia ora

You’ll be aware that New Zealand will move to a new, long-term approach to COVID-19. These changes have been made based on public health advice and reflect high levels of immunity and declining case numbers across New Zealand.


This new approach will only result in minor changes to the way we operate.


The very positive news is that household contacts of a person with COVID-19 do not need to isolate, but instead are asked to complete a RAT test each day, for five days. Therefore, ākonga who are household contacts but test negative and do not have COVID-19 symptoms, should continue to attend. It is the best place for them to be so they can be engaged in their learning, and connected with their teachers, classmates and friends.


Information on how to get RAT kits can be found here: Request a RAT– Ministry of Health  


Mask wearing is no longer required. 


All the other recommended public health measures will stay in place as we know they reduce the spread of infectious illnesses including COVID-19. These include ensuring our indoor spaces are well-ventilated, maintaining good hand hygiene, encouraging everyone to cough or sneeze into elbows and, most importantly, staying home and getting tested if they have COVID-19 symptoms.


Thank you for your ongoing support in protecting our community.


Noho ora mai

Sarah Thompson