Latest Notifications

Term 3 Week 3 – 12 August

Fri Aug 12 02:47pm




Tue Aug 09 06:12pm

Polyfest is not far away

Please read letter attached and double check your child is taking part.


Scot’s Gap Bus

Mon Aug 08 09:01am

Scot’s Gap bus will be running 15-20 minutes late this morning do to mechanical issues.

Newsletter- 5 August

Fri Aug 05 03:55pm



Yr 7/8 Western Netball

Tue Aug 02 10:10am

Western Tournament on Thursday 11th August at Takitimu Primary School 

Please fill out the below form.

Yr 7/8 Form

Year 5/6 Western Netball

Tue Aug 02 10:04am

Western Tournament on Wednesday 10th August at Aparima College.  

Please fill in the below form.

Yr 5/6 Form

Newsletter | 29th July 2022

Fri Jul 29 06:24pm



C & D rugby practice is canceled today.

Thu Jul 28 01:37pm

School Photos Friday

Thu Jul 28 12:02pm

Reminder that school photos are tomorrow – Please make sure you child/ren are in their correct uniform.

If you have a preschooler and you would like a family photo  taken with school siblings – these will be taken between 8.30-9am. 

If you have indicated that you would like a family photo of your school children, these will taken later.


Student Conferences –

Wed Jul 27 12:25pm

These will be held on Monday 15th and Tuesday 16th August

Monday 15th – 3.15 – 6pm

Tuesday 16th – 1pm to 6.30pm

Please click on the link below to book online or call the school office.



Student Conferences bookings

REMINDER – SCHOOL PHOTOS this Friday 29th July.

Mon Jul 25 03:50pm

If you are wanting to family photo of your children please go to the link below and fill out the form.

Individual and class photos will be taken of all the children

Family Photos consent

Welcome to Term 3

Sun Jul 24 05:19pm



Newsletter | Friday 8th July 2022

Fri Jul 08 03:02pm



Reminder No Fish & Chips tomorrow. Friends of the school will be running a BBQ.

Thu Jul 07 02:42pm

This Friday FoS will be running a School Canteen click the Canteen List below to find their menu.

Tue Jul 05 11:08am


Canteen List

Newsletter – Term 2, Week 9 Public  |   Last edited July 1, 2022

Fri Jul 01 04:01pm



Otautau B, C & D rugby practice has been cancelled for today.

Thu Jun 30 02:55pm

Reminder that Mac & cheese lunch is available next Wed 6th not tomorrow.

Tue Jun 28 12:46pm

Newsletter | 23rd June 2022

Thu Jun 23 03:02pm



FoS Pie Fundraiser Pick up

Tue Jun 21 07:49pm

Pies to be collected this Thursday from the front school gate.  If you can’t make it please let Amber know as there is no storage.

Newsletter | 17th June 2022

Fri Jun 17 03:12pm



Raffle Tickets

Thu Jun 16 11:44am

All grocery raffle tickets need to be returned to school by tomorrow (Friday 17 June).  Please put tickets and money into the box at the office.  Thank you for supporting our school.

Newsletter | 10th June 2022

Fri Jun 10 02:54pm



Newsletter – Term 2 Week 5

Fri Jun 03 02:59pm



Western Cross Country

Thu Jun 02 08:31am

Western Cross Country is all go today with the first race starting at 1pm.

The Mobile coffee van will be the only hot food/drink operating today due to the weather forecast and the later timing of the race.

We look forward to seeing you all later on.

Western Cross Country tomorrow – Mobile Coffee Van onsite

Wed Jun 01 06:48pm

The Mobile coffee van will be onsite from 11.30am tomorrow during the Western Cross Country.  Kids can purchase a hot chocolate for $5 at lunch time.

Bayswater Bus

Mon May 30 04:29pm

The bus has broken down at Ingrams.   Isobel is on route to pick up the children in Ian’s bus and drop them off.  They will be about 15 minutes late.

Newsletter – 27 May

Fri May 27 02:54pm




Wed May 25 12:11pm

Sausages at Cross Country – The FoS will be running a sausage sizzle for lunch before cross country.  Each student can get one free sausage and if they would like another, it will be $2.

Grocery Raffle – Thank you so much for all the sold raffle cards that have come back to school.  Lots of students are earning house points for sold raffle cards.  You still have a couple more weeks to sell these and return the card and money to the school office.

Kai Pai fundraiser – The Friends of the School are selling family pies and mini pies through Kai Pai pies.  Please go onto the School Facebook page for details if you are able to sell some.  It’s an easy process.

Cross Country tomorrow – updated information

Wed May 25 11:51am


Cross Country Info

Newsletter | 20th May 2022

Fri May 20 03:53pm



Hot chocolates will be available to purchase on Friday mornings before school this term starting this Friday. $2 each.

Wed May 18 01:06pm

Otautau School Pink Shirt Day will be Friday 27 May this year. Gold coin donation.

Tue May 17 04:28pm


Download the School App

Our School App is what we use for general School-Wide communication. You can download the School App to receive Alert Notifications, read the latest newsletter, view upcoming events, submit absences and more.

To download the School App, search SchoolAppsNZ in the App Store or Google Play Store, and then search Otautau School in the search bar in the app.

If you are on a mobile you can click this link to download the App.