Golden Sands School has a short but proud history of high performance academically, in sports, culture and in the arts. Our learning spaces are Innovative Learning Environments (ILE's), which are designed for collaborative teaching and learning. We encourage you to have a look around our website to discover more about learning at our school.

Senior Swimming Sports (Yrs 4-6) - Friday 23rd February
At the Papamoa Community Pool, on Parton Rd. Races start from 9.15am (schedule in newsletter in Sports section).
The children will be bussed to and from the pool. Please send your children to school wearing their togs under their uniform and with sunscreen on. 
They will also need a towel, a big lunch, water bottle, hat and a pair of undies for afterwards!
If you are available to help, please email

2018 School Fees DUE NOW - $135.00 per student, Online payments (please ref your child's name) - 12-3407-0013544-00
This is made up of - Voluntary School Donation - $80.00, Mathletics - $28.00, Shows (x 2) - $10.00, Beach Education - $17.00

Term 1 Sports Fees DUE NOW - must be paid before the first game
$25.00 - Rippa Rugby, $50.00 - Flippaball, $72.00 - Sports Academy, $40.00 - Water Polo

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Contact us: 26 Golden Sands Drive, Papamoa • Phone: 07 542 4550 • Email: • View map / contact form