Kia ora - Welcome to

George Street Normal School

Kia ora, Talofa, Mālō e lelei, Bonjour, Ni hao - Hello!

Nau mai ngā hua

Nau mai ngā pai

Nau mai kia nui

Kia hāwere ai

Maui ora

It is my absolute pleasure to welcome you to George Street Normal School.

George Street Normal School:

  • is centrally located in Dunedin

  • has a close proximity to the University

  • welcomes children from all over Dunedin and from many different parts of the world

  • is an incredibly culturally diverse school and we celebrate the richness this brings.

Our Vision / Values:

  • to have Active Positive and Proud students

    • we want our children to be actively involved in their learning, to feel positive about coming to school and enjoying being here, and to be proud of what they achieve

    • we have a strong focus on helping children identify and work in their natural strengths

    • each child gets to experience success, value their own uniqueness and develop a positive sense of well being. Because of this, we have very high achievement rates

    • we have a number of values that underpin the way we interact with others to help us to become 'the best we can be'

Tohaina ō painga ki te ao

Share your gifts with the world

Opportunities for our students:

  • access to a fantastic array of learning opportunities within their classroom programmes and extracurricular activities

  • we utilise our local environment, children learn about their world and experience trips to our local marae, museums, gardens, sporting venues etc.

  • during break times, there are a huge number of activities on offer such as gardening, robotics, Lego, chess club, Jump Jam and a large number of sporting codes

Invitation to find out more:

We invite you to look around our website and gain a sense of 'who we are' and what our vision is. If you would like to make an appointment to come and have a look around our school, please contact our office team ( or phone 03 474 0825.

Ngā mihi nui

Robyn Wood, Tumuaki / Principal

Robyn Wood