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 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

Tuesday 4 February to Thursday 9 April 2020

Thursday 6 February Waitangi Day

Term 2

Wednesday 15 April to Friday 3 July 2020

Monday 27 April ANZAC Day observance

Friday 29 May Teacher Only Day

Monday 1 June Queen's Birthday

Term 3

Monday 20 July to Friday 25 September 2020

Friday 21 August Teacher Only Day

Term 4

Monday 12 October to Wednesday 16 December 2020

Friday 23 October Teacher Only Day

Monday 26 October Labour Day


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.