About Us


We provide the learning environment where our children can develop:
  • Positive attitudes towards learning and life
  • A tolerance for others
  • Responsibility for their learning and behaviour
  • Well balanced capabilities through strong community support and involvement

The school community values education that is authentic and links to the nature of our community.


The school community wants the school to nurture our children so that they:
  • Are aware of the diversity in NZ society
  • Are ready to survive in the changing world
  • Have an appreciation/awareness of life
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Have high expectations for themselves
  • Are resilient
  • Have strong interpersonal relationship skills and are team players
  • Have a sense of belonging
  • Respect themselves and others
  • Are problem solvers


For our Year 7 & 8 children...

What we offer is

  • Small classes with personalised attention to academic, cultural, physical and social development.
  • Programmes that are flexible, relevant and varied.
  • The opportunity to enjoy being senior primary students and the responsibilities/ benefits that come with that.
  • Regular events with other schools and children of their own age.
  • A place where they can be Yr 7 and Yr 8 children.
  • Making contacts with students that will be their peers.
  • One teacher for the class ensuring stability and consistency between the students and teachers.





Cannington School is a great choice for your children to complete their primary school days.

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Parents, please support our local businesses

Shane Spiers - Property Brokers - Cannington School Temuka Transport - Cannington School
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