Enrolling at Lichfield School
We warmly invite prospective students and their families to visit the school, prior to enrolling.
We are a small rural school with an average roll of around 100 students. We were the first school to be established in the area, dating back to 1884. We are only 8.5km from Putaruru and 15km from Tokoroa.
Come and see our learning in action, meet Owen (the Principal), our friendly professional teachers and support staff. Take a tour of the school and classrooms.
Please contact the Office 07 883 6816 for more information and to make an appointment.
We pride ourselves on ...
Quality education in a supportive rural environment where each child is supported and encouraged to reach their full potential
Learning personalised to best meet your child’s needs from year 0 to year 6
Open Door Policy
A wide range of student learning and leadership opportunities
Bus for students from Putaruru and our local area
An exceptionally well resourced and supportive school, including an astroturf, swimming pool and 1:1 digital devices in the senior room
Stimulating e-learning programmes
Strong emphasis on health and fitness with many sporting opportunities including: extensive sports equipment available, interschool soccer, netball, touch rugby seasonal competitions
Emphasis placed on learning beyond the four walls of the classroom, with an environmental classroom, vegetable gardens and a modern playground with extensive equipment
Modern and well stocked library which is kept up to date with the latest books to engage our young readers
Large school and community hall situated on the school grounds
A community minded, inclusive, family friendly atmosphere