Kia ora - Welcome to

George Street Normal School

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

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