"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

 We are on restricted hours in the office currently  so the school office is open during the following times:-

Monday :    8.30 am -3.30pm
Tuesday : 9am -  3.00pm
Wednesday :  8.30 am -3.30pm
Thursday :9am -3:00pm
Friday : 8.30am-3:00pm

School Timetable

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

2022 Term Dates

Term One        

Wednesday 1 February to Thursday 6 April 202

Monday 7 February - Waitangi Day Observed

Friday 7 April - Good Friday

Monday  10  April - Easter Monday

Term Two 

 Monday 26 April  _ Friday 30 June 2023

Teacher Only Day  Monday 24 April 

ANZAC Day Tuesday 25 April 

Monday 5 June - Kings Birthday

Matariki   Public Holiday Friday  14 July 


Term Three

Monday 17 July to Friday 22 September 2023
(100 half days)

Term Four           

Monday 17 October to Thursday 15 December 2021  
(86 half days)           
Monday 24 October - Labour Day