Introducing Waikawa Bay School
Waikawa Bay School is located in Waikawa and has a stunning view of the Marlborough Sounds from the playgrounds.

We are managed by a Board of Trustees which are elected every three years by our school community and lead by our Principal Willem Lampe with our wonderful team of teachers and support staff.

A Quick Summary of our School


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A Dedicated and Professional Staff of:
  • 7 Classroom Teachers
  • 5 Support Staff
  • Parent Helpers
Excellent Teaching and Learning Resources:
  • a solar heated pool
  • modern, well resourced library
  • a multi-purpose room
  • a mobile pod of computers
  • expansive grounds and playing areas
A Commitment to:
  • Responsible, Respectful Behaviour
  • Quality Standards
  • Focused Teaching
  • Goal Setting
  • Teamwork
  • Scaffolding
  • Nurturing the Physical, Social, Emotional and Intellectual development of Students

Our Beliefs

Following William Glasser’s Choice Theory allows us to be owners of and responsible for our learning and behaviour. We are working towards consistent Quality, A1 standards.

The Connecting Habits:
  • Befriending 
  • Respecting 
  • Accepting 
  • Supporting 
  • Caring 
  • Trusting 
  • Encouraging
  • Negotiating
  • Listening