Daffodil Day 25 August. Teacher Only Day 26 August.

We are at "Orange". Masks are compulsory for all visitors aged 12+ in classrooms and learning areas. See Covid Information tab for full details.

Term Dates 2022:                                                                                                   Teaching Staff from June 2022:

Friday 4 Feb 2022 -  "Whānau Day"                                                                      Kauri = Mr Wayne Allott 

Term 1 2022 Tuesday 8 February - Thu 14 April                                                  Rimu = Whaea Tracey Houkamau (PCT Release Mrs Janie Petherbridge)

Term 2 Mon 2 May - Fri 8 July                                                                               Nikau = Mrs Lianne Adams (DP Release Mrs Janie Petherbridge)

Term 3 Mon 25 July - Fri 1 30 September                                                            Kōwhai = Mrs Dayle Holdaway

Term 4 Mon 17 October - Friday 16 December                                                    ORS and CRT = Mrs Janie Petherbridge


Picton School is a co-educational primary school that caters for children from Years 1- 6. Our school, which was opened in 1861, occupies a sunny open site with spacious grounds for physical activity.​The school maintains a high profile in the community and a partnership exists between parents, caregivers, staff and the children. The parent and school community has high achievement expectations for their children.

Picton School is proud to be a Positive Behaviour 4 Learning School and an EnviroSchool. We are committed to individual achievement and the uniqueness of each student is highly valued. Classroom programmes are designed to be challenging, success-orientated and fulfilling. We value academic achievement, positive attitudes, pride in effort and the willingness to take part in the opportunities the school provides. 

Our School Values of Engagement, Independence, Leadership, Resilience and Respect underpin all we do.

​​​​​​​We look forward to you joining us soon!​​