School Hours

The school is open from 8:30 am to 3:00pm. Supervision of children is provided within these hours.

School Begins 9:00 am.
Morning Interval 10:30am to 10:50am
Lunch 12:30pm to 1:15pm
Dismissal 2:45pm


Te Pohue students go to the Onekawa School Dental Clinic in Napier for treatment. On enrolment at school you will be given a form to fill out for them. If you have any queries concerning your child’s dental health please ring Onekawa Dental Clinic on 843 6711.

Sun Hats

Sunhats must be worn during Terms One and Four. The school will issue your child with a school hat that is to stay at school. Children are welcome to bring their own sunhat to wear.


Thank you for showing interest in enrolling your child at Te Pohue School. 

The school will need to sight a current immunisation certificate and birth certificate or valid passport.


We now have afterschool care available for students attending Te Pohue School. 2.45pm-6pm


Other Information

School Pool: We have a covered, heated swimming pool for the children’s swimming programme. We usually swim for all of Term One and Term Four. Swimming is compulsory and children need to have a note from home if there is a reason they cannot take part in regular swimming lessons.

Bus: Please remember you are required to let your bus driver AND the school know if there are any changes to your child’s normal travelling routine.

Bus Drivers:
Small Bus – Kylie (02041874378)
Big Bus –  Derek (027 210 1230)


Buying School Lunches

Lunches are available for the children every Friday.   These can be ordered before 9 am and preferably money should be in a named envelope with the order written on the outside.  This is a P.T.A. fundraiser.  Most of our food has the ‘healthy heart tick’.

Mince & Cheese Pie $3.50
Mince Pie $3.50
Sausage Rolls $2.50
Moosies $1.50
Juicies $1.50