Greetings, from the principal, staff and the Board of Trustees.

A warm welcome to Panmure District School and thank you for considering and choosing our school community as the place for your child to receive their education. Panmure District School is a full primary school that is, we cater student at Primary Level (Years 1 to 6) and Intermediate Level (Years 7 and 8).

Our aim at Panmure District School is to provide an excellent education for all our children in a caring, happy environment.  We want our students to feel secure as they develop self-confidence in a supportive and active environment where learning is central to all we do. It is the belief of our learning community that we are all here, teachers, parents and students to enrich children's learning. It is the close co-operation between parents and teachers that ensures quality educational experiences for our students.

Our students are encouraged to work and play together, to share and to respect one another.  Panmure District School strives to be a place where both students and staff enjoy working in harmony.  We have high expectations for all students and we want each of them to work hard to realise their personal potential.  We recognise and celebrate student’s diverse abilities, interests, and ethnicity, and our aim is to provide wide ranging programmes to meet these individual needs. We enjoy celebrating the progress and achievement of each student.

We are proud of our school’s heritage – we are the oldest primary school in Panmure.

As the school community’s elected representatives, it is the role of the Board of Trustees to work with the Principal and staff to ensure student achievement is our foremost priority, and this is our collective commitment to you as parents of Panmure District School.

We encourage and welcome you, the extended whanau of this school, to become involved, and to work in partnership with us to ensure the best possible education for your child.


Kind Regards


Rebekah Watts                                          Ivan Vea

Principal                                                   Chairperson BOT

Panmure District School                             Panmure District School

rwatts@panmure.school.nz                        chair@panmure.school.nz