Haere whakamua E tipu e rea - Go foward; Grow and flourish
Meet our Principal
I have the privilege of leading a wonderful team
of staff and children in a school that is very special to me. I grew
up in Matamata and attended Firth as a five year old. Along with my five
siblings, I attended my primary years here. Although Firth and
education has changed a lot during the years, Firth remains a fabulous
place to be with a modern learning environment for the children of
are a U4 State Contributing School for students from year 0-6. Most of
our children come from the local school neighbourhood, with other
children travelling by bus from outlying rural areas.
currently enjoy teaching and learning with 200 wonderful children.
We celebrate our biculturalism with te reo Maori , te ao and kapahaka.
school operates an 'open door' policy and we strongly believe in a
close working relationship with our parents, whanau and community. We
offer many learning opportunities in the areas of academics, sporting,
cultural and social.
school mission of 'Haere whakamua E tipu e rea - Go forward; grow and flourish' is added to by
our strong emphasis on our Firth family values. Here at Firth we like to
show our 'can do, will do, positive attitude!'
you are considering making Firth your school of choice, I am sure your
family's association with our school will be both rewarding and
look forward to working along side you and providing your learners with
the best we can offer, so your child can be the best they can be.
M.Ed - Leadership