Our Vision : To develop confident life-long learners within the Catholic Faith

Our Mission - In a Catholic environment, children will be empowered to be On-TRACK to reach their highest levels of achievement in all areas.

Welcome to St Teresa's Catholic Primary School Featherston - South Wairarapa

St. Teresa’s School is an Integrated Roman Catholic Primary School situated in Featherston, the gateway to the Wairarapa, for boys and girls from Year 0 to Year 8, offering education with a Special Character.

Our school is a U3, Decile 5 full primary school with a current maximum roll of 150 children. Our school is very welcoming with a positive and friendly atmosphere.

The school's aim is to enrich children's lives by nurturing personal dignity, respect for others, a sense of community, and the living of Gospel Values and the Virtues programme. St Teresa's is a happy school where we care for each other, develop a love for learning, achieve our personal best, and share our talents with others. The strength of the school is that all members of our school community aspire to be:

  • Positive and supportive
  • Model and embrace new learning
  • Work together to achieve our goals
  • Strive for excellence and high achievement

Our Values - Faith Justice Love Humility


School Bell Times

8.55am - 11:00am - Classroom Time

11:00am - 11:30am - Morning Tea

11:30am - 1:00pm - Classroom Time

1:00pm - 1:50pm - Lunch

1:50pm - 2:55pm - Classroom Time

Office Hours

Monday to Friday: 8:00am - 3:30pm

2019 Term Dates

Term 1: Wednesday 30 January - Friday 12th April

Term 2: Monday 29th April - Friday 5th July

Term 3: Monday 22nd July – Friday 27th September

Term 4: Monday 14th October – Monday 16th December