Frequently Asked Questions


What does my child need to bring to school?

Bag, snack, lunch, notebook, togs & towel, sunhat, personal hygiene supplies and a change of clothes. Sunblock: please apply at home - will be reapplied from school supplies as required.


What about Medication?

Must be handed to the bus drivers who will deliver to school bus staff on arrival. NO medication in bags.



Contact Base office 09 4382105 with a reason for absences and please cancel the bus.



No student arrivals before 8:30 AM. All students must be collected by 3 PM



Assistance for this is provided by the Ministry of Education. Please contact the Transport Coordinator, at the office for all matters concerning transport.


School Donation?

  • $50 - under 16 years old
  • $75 - 16 years and over
  • Additional children over 16 - $25 and under 16 - $10

This can be paid in part payments - contact our helpful office team.


Home/School notebook:

Teachers write a brief note of important information daily. Senior students use a diary with teacher assistance. When we hear back from you we are empowered to do an even better job!


Visiting the school?

Please ensure you sign in and out at reception. Parents/ Carers must not enter the playground without an authorised staff member.



Concerns about your child’s schooling should be addressed with your child's teacher. Please contact the Team Leader or Principal if you remain concerned.




Postal Address: PO Box 1139

Phone: 09 438 2105

Fax: 09 438 3145



Blomfield Special School operates from 6 locations:

Base School - 31 Maunu Rd, Whangarei

Morningside Primary School - Morningside Rd, Whangarei

Manaia View School - Murdoch Crescent, Whangarei

Kaitaia Primary School - Church Rd, Kaitaia

Kaitaia College - Redan Rd, Kaitaia

Kamo High School - Wilkinson Ave, Kamo

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