St Francis Xavier School Tawa

Haere Mai

St Francis Xavier School Tawa provides quality Catholic education for boys and girls from New Entrants to Year 6 in a Catholic environment. We have high expectations of our students and are committed to developing our children’s spiritual, academic, physical and social potential. 

The school is a safe and happy place where every child is a valued member of a caring and supportive community. We are a family centred school where parents and whānau are encouraged to become involved. 

We have high quality staff committed to the education of your child. The whole staff is an experienced group of professionals who make up an excellent team.

Your children will be provided with a warm and nurturing environment that encourages them to reach their full potential. 


Term 1   

Wednesday 31 January to Friday 12 April  2024

Tuesday 6 February Waitangi Day

Wednesday 7 and Thursday 8 February  Meet the  Teacher Evening

Friday 29 March to Tuesday 2 April Easter Holiday

Term 2  

Monday 29 April to Friday 5 July  2024

Friday 31 May Teacher Only Day 

Monday 3 June King's  Birthday 

Friday 28 June Matariki

Term 3     

Monday 22 July to Friday 27 September 2024

Term 4     

Monday 14 October to Monday 16 December 2024

Monday 28 October Labour Day

Term 4 ends Monday 16 December 2024

Teacher only days may be added


This is our school

Let happiness dwell here.

Let the rooms be filled with contentment 

Let love be here, 

Love of one another,

Love of all people,

Love of being alive,

And love of God.

Let us remember,

That as many hands build a house

So all of us together,

Make one happy school.