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: 8:15am - 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




Donations Scheme

The Board of Trustees has agreed to opt into the Ministry of Educations School Donations Scheme for 2020. More information on this scheme is available online here.