Our School
Our School

Our School

Welcome Bay is a decile 4 contributing primary school with a roll of approximately 300 and growing. It is nestled in the growing community of beautiful Welcome Bay in the Tauranga area.

Our children are the school’s most valuable resource. At Welcome Bay we strive to provide opportunities that will enable our students to become the best that they can be, to help them to ‘fly’ in their lives and learning. We celebrate the achievements of our students – both past and present. We work in partnership with parents and community to assist our students to grow within a caring and family focused environment. To do this we offer a dynamic and hard working staff who are committed to providing meaningful learning opportunities. There is an emphasis placed on literacy and numeracy with remaining subjects being taught through an integrated and holistic approach. In short we aim to develop our tamariki into good learners what ever the context and ultimately good people.

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Sport @ WBS

At Welcome Bay School we are excited about sport. Our Tamarki love sport and we believe starting young will ensure they develop a life-long habit of being involved and active.

We have a range of after-school sports on offer, interschool competitions for various codes and exciting lunch time activates varying each term.



Join the team

We here at Welcome Bay school are grateful for the help of our parent community and whanau whom without we would not be able to run our after school sports teams, nor transport children to the above interschool events. We have lots of resources, and have contacts for coaching, managing, umpiring courses with the varying codes. So if you able to assist with these teams please contact our sports coordinator all help is gratefully accepted.


Janine Bollee
Sports Coordinator



Sports Calendar

House Groups

Your child will be put into a House Group when they emrol at our school. We foster healthy competition between House Groups in classroom learning, achievement and excellence in a range of areas including behaviour, and the winning House Group competes for the House Trophy at the end of each year.

The House Groups are the five birds representing our Welcome Bay Learner (Falcon, Kea, Kereru, Albatross and Blue Heron).

We offer many leadership opportunities at school but our House Leaders of each house for the year is the highest honour in the school to be awarded with.


House leaders for 2023

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