Costs, Fees & Donations


Stationary & Donations

Stationery packs that cover all curriculum learning requirements are distributed to all students at the beginning of each year or when the student starts throughout the year. If you wish to purchase additional stationery for your child you can do so by purchasing this elsewhere or at your cost through the school office. Be mindful we have a limited range of stationery in stock at all times.

Activity payments may be required to cover the costs of optional equipment, experiences, and services that are additional to the school’s curriculum obligations, such as for example music lessons facilitated by an external provider. They also go towards curriculum-based activities that involve a take-home component for the student to keep. If you would like information about setting up an automatic payment for this or other school fees, please contact the office for more information.

Waikaretu School Board of Trustees has opted in to the donations scheme. This means we will not ask parents for any donations (gifts/koha), except for overnight camps. 

As a very small school, we do rely on donations to fund every possible learning opportunity for our students. Anyone can choose to make a donation to the school at any time. Donation tax credits can be claimed and GST is not payable. Any donations can be deposited into the following account below. Please state your name and what it is for in the transaction details and reference:





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