"A tatou tamariki ngā wa e tu mai nei . Me ngā tumanako nui."  -  Our Children, Our Future, Great Expectations


Mulberry Grove School is a full primary school catering for children in Years 1 to 8. The school was completely rebuilt on its original site in 2015. It now consists of two collaborative teaching spaces, a library, and community and administration areas. It is a well-resourced school that continues to make very good use of its unique location and the local environment to enhance the curriculum and children's learning.

Mulberry Grove School has an extremely supportive community and active Board of Trustees  who  value learning  and the well-being of all students.

Nestled on the shore of Tryphena Harbour   Great Barrier Island, Mulberry Grove School is uniquely situated to make the most of a rich learning environment.  Marine and bush ecology is at the heart of what we do.  Offering sailing and kayaking through the S.E.A Education Aotea Charitable Trust,  Learning  2nd languages online with the Virtual Learning Network ,  this is also a place where our young people develop the learner qualities, skills and future-focused outlook that will help them enjoy success now and throughout their lives. 

Office Hours

Our school office is open during the following times:-

Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm

School Timetable

School Begins: 9.00am
Morning Interval: 11.00am  - 11:40am
Lunch Break:   1.00pm   - 1:40pm
Classes Finish:  3.00pm

2024 Term Dates

Term One        

Wednesday 31 January to Friday 12 April 202

Tuesday 6 February - Waitangi Day Observed

Friday 29 March - Good Friday

Monday  1st April - Easter Monday
Tuesday 2nd April - Easter Tuesday

Term Two 

 Monday 29 April  to Friday 5 July 2024

Monday 3 June - Kings Birthday

Friday  28 June  - Matariki


Term Three

Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September 2024

Term Four           

Monday 14 October to Friday 13  December 202      

Monday 28 October - Labour Day