ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Halcombe School is a decile 8
full Primary School, enrolling children in Years 0-8. We
have a stable roll of 180 - 190 students.
Halcombe School is situated in
the small rural community of Halcombe, near Feilding, in the
Manawatu. Link to Google Maps: Halcombe
OUR VISION - Confident,
connected, actively involved, life-long learners. OUR
VALUES - 'TRIPLE A' - Attitude, Adventure, Achievement.
School is a country school and a focal point for the local
Traditional school events such as
sports days, "Pet Day", camps and trips are held every year.
There are lots of opportunities for families to be involved in
Well-maintained & resourced
classrooms are set in attractive grounds with courts, large
student gardens, an adventure playground,
swimming pools, and a modern community hall.
A school bus
service is available. A small charge applies for students
traveling from Feilding.
We welcome visits
from prospective students and their families. We are happy to
show families around the school and can arrange an interview
with teachers and the Principal.
Please note that the school has
an Enrolment Scheme in place (see below).
Please see our
Book webpage for more information about all
aspects of the school.
Term Dates (revised 23 March 2020)
• Term 1: Monday 27th January –
Friday 27 March
• Revised School
Holidays: Monday 30 March to Tuesday 14 April inclusive
(a reminder that the Tuesday after Easter Monday is always a
closed day for schools).
• Term 2:
Wednesday 15 April – Friday 3rd July (under COVID-19 Alert Level
4, schools remain closed but provision is made for distance
learning - teachers will be in contact with Halcombe School
students) (term dates may change).
• Term 3: Monday 20th July –
Friday 25th September
• Term 4: Monday 12th October – 10th
or 11th December (to be confirmed)
Staffing for 2020
Principal Mrs Sue
Secretary Mrs Paula Stace
Teacher Aide Mrs Kirsten Otter
Room 1: Mrs Barbara
Davies (Deputy Principal, Junior Team) Year 1
Room 2: Mrs Debbie Turner Year 1 - 2
Room 3: Mrs Rebecca
Hughes Year 2 - 3
Room 4: Miss Hannah Prior Year 3 - 4
Room 5: Miss
Aimee Faulkner Year 4 - 5
Room 6: Mr Kieren Kleinschmidt Year 5 - 6
Room 7: Mrs Rebecca Higgie Year 6 - 7
Room 8: Miss Dianne Simpson (Deputy Principal, Senior Team) Year 7
Charter and Annual Plan 2020
Our latest ERO Review Report (June 2018)
Halcombe School Financial Statements (Annual Report) 2018
Halcombe School Financial Statements (Annual Report) 2017
Halcombe School Enrolment Scheme
School has an Enrolment Scheme to manage its growing roll. The
Enrolment Scheme determines who can enrol at the school each
description and map of
the Halcombe School "Home Zone" are available to download and
copies are also available at the Office. All students who live
within the home zone are entitled to enrol at the school.
Out of Zone Enrolments:
Each year the Board will determine the number of
places which are likely to be available in the following year
for the enrolment of students who live outside the home zone.
This will be notified in a daily or community newspaper
circulating in the area served by the school. The notice will
indicate how applications are to be made and will specify a date
by which all applications must be received. Priority is given in
the following order to applicants who:
* are a sibling of a
* are a sibling of a former student
are the child of a former student
* are the child of an
employee of the school or the child of a member of the Board
* all others.