About Us

Barrytown School is a small rural school, nestled between the rugered sea and rainforest in the heart of Barrytown, a small community in New Zealand's beautiful West Coast.

The school caters for Years 1-8 in a co-educational environment where we strive to give our students a strong start in their education.

We currently have 24 students enrolled:

        • Year 1 - 3
        • Year 2 - 2
        • Year 3 - 1
        • Year 4 - 3
        • Year 5 - 4
        • Year 6 - 4
        • Year 7 - 3
        • Year 8 - 4

The school operates two classrooms, Ruma Tahi caters for the Year 6-8's while Ruma Rua meets the needs of the Year 1-5's.

The school has a teaching Principal Rachael Whyte who is released by Alison Leigh.

Karlyn Spain and Alison Leigh team teach in Ruma Tahi.

Commissioner: Janet Kelly