While we are a small community, we have a number of options for schooling and childcare. See below for more info.
Raglan Area School
Raglan Area School is a small yet ‘big hearted’ rural school that ‘celebrates education in a bicultural environment’. Catering from new entrants right through to Year 13 students, the school has one of the best views in town overlooking the Raglan Harbour.
42 Norrie Ave, Raglan
p: 07 825 8140
Situated in Te Mata in the wider Raglan district, Te Mata School i s a small school with a big heart. Caters for students years 1-8.
778 Te Mata Rd, Te Mata
p: 07 825 6870
A rural school of around 160 Year 1 to 8 students, located 10 mins out of Raglan township on State Highway 23 in the mighty Waikato. Their vision is to "Expand the Hearts and Minds" of our students to become confident, connected, actively involved, life-long learners.
State Highway 23 Te Uku
p: 07 825 5815
Another rurally situated school, Waitetuna School has a high adult to student ratio, diverse learning experiences, team teaching, reciprocal learning and a comprehensive blended e-learning programme our school is well equipped to incorporate and develop the 21 Century learner.
Let’s Grow Early Learning Centre is set amidst the natural beauty and majestic backdrop of rolling hills and trees located on the Whaingaroa coastline. The purpose built, architecturally designed childcare centre situated on a large section is conveniently located close to the Raglan township. Let’s Grow welcomes babies into the Tiaki (babies) room, who progress to the Tangaroa (toddlers) room until they are ready to move into the Karioi (preschool) room, catering for children up to six years of age.42 Norrie Ave, Raglan
p: 07 825 8140
Formerly Raglan Childcare, we provide childcare and education for children aged three months to school age, right in the heart of Raglan Township.
Open from 7.30am to 5.30pm, we have two learning rooms, Iti Kahurangi, where children learn and explore until 2 to 2.5 years of age, and Maunga Teitei, where they blossom and grow until they leave for school. We believe that children are unique individuals, therefore our environment, daily programme, and curriculum have been designed to allow children to explore, discover, create and learn at their own pace.
Enrol from birth. 20 FREE Hours from 2 years of age.
Raglan Kindergartens Waikato is situated in Whaingaroa, Raglan. Our children come from a diverse range of backgrounds, cultures and ethnicities. Whaingaroa, is known for its artistic community, its connection with Tangaroa and with Papatuanuku.
Waikato Playcentre Association Playcentre's are run under group supervision where parents make up supervision teams. Most sessions are for mixed ages from birth to school but some centres run sessions especially for their older children once a week. We also run Playcentre sessions using the SPACE programme for groups of mainly first time parents with their babies in centres throughout the Waikato Association. We also run special sessions where te reo Maaori me onga tikanga are encouraged and other sessions for people who want to complete a course in the Adult Education Programme within a term.
Te Kōhanga Reo is a Māori development initiative, aimed at maintaining and strengthening Māori language and philosophies within a cultural framework inspired by Māori elders in 1982.
Riria Kereopa Memorial Drive, Raglan
p: 07 825 8365