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St George's School 

Physical Address: Liverpool Street, Whanganui 4501
Phone: 06 349 0298
Principal's Name: Ms Julie Gifkins
Years covered: Year 1 - Year 8
Special flavour:

St George's School is an independent, Anglican, Co-educational primary school, providing a high standard of education for students ranging from Years 1 to 8.


Individual difference is valued at St George's and students of all abilities enjoy success here.

Our teachers are trained to accommodate different learning strengths and learning styles, and personalising learning is an especially high priority.

There is a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy because we understand that it is vital to get the basics right.  The success of our approach is demonstrated by the school's exceptional academic results of our students.

School Motto: Fidus et Audax - "Be Faithful and Daring"

We Encourage and challenge our students to be faithful and daring in all that they do.

School Vision:

Our Goal

Families choose St George's because we encourage discovery and nurture every child's potential to shine.

The spirit of St George's School is:

  • determined and committed to making it happen for every child
  • committed to each child reaching their full potential
  • giving each child a chance to shine
  • providing a safe, supportive, encouraging environment to grow and challenge oneself
  • a place that build self-belief, 'I can I will I do' and the will and empathy to support others


The Four Pillars

1. Community - to foster respectful, compassionate relationships within our school whanau. To connect and contribute positively to our wider community.

2. 'Discovery' - to provide opportunities for value, innovative leanring experiences. Our curriculum values and develops curious students and instills a growth mind-set. Our students develop their       potential as aspirational, future-focused learners.

3. Pastoral - to ensure a safe, caring, inspiring school environment. our happy children will thrive and develop character and key social/life skills. 

4. Sustainability - to nurture and sustain our school, our values and its Anglican ethos. 

School Values:
These values underpin the important qualities for our learning community.

Kind Hearts       Kind Thoughts        Kind Words and Actions

Confidence, Compassion, Co-operation, Courage, Creativity, Determination, Excellence, Integrity, and Respect


No reira waiho ko te aroha o Te Matua Kaha Rawa hei korowai mou.
May the love of Almighty God enfold you!