Kia ora
Welcome to Ladbrooks School | Ngā Puna Tapuwai 
where we
“Learn Together”.

PETS DAY 2016 – PET INFORMATION Form, click on link below to download



Click here to read our latest ERO report.

Click here to access the 2015 Information Guide

Click here to access a parent presentation on the Ladbrooks Curriculum – Term 2 | 2015

Ladbrooks Whole School Photo 2012

 Our amazing school is located just 17 km from central Christchurch, in a fantastic rural setting.

Established in 1889, we have a proud history in terms of providing high quality education to all of our students.

We invite you to explore our website which will give you a real sense of of the ‘special character’ of our school.

There are a number of features which contribute to our uniqueness:

  • We are a Full Primary School – Year One to Eight
  • Our commitment to providing personalised learning
  • Our small class sizes
  • The collaborative way we teach and learn
  • Our Integrated Curriculum and Inquiry Learning programmes
  • Our focus on ICT and thinking tools and skills
  • The opportunity to participate in Chinese Language learning in Years 7 and 8
  • We promote a family atmosphere
  • Our strong focus on community engagement
  • Our extensive playgrounds and park-like environment
  • Historical events that take place each year such as Pets Day and Garden Judging
  • Our excellent facilities including a school pool, new courts, a bike track and even a whole school sandpit!
  • Our Itinerant Music Programmes
  • We are an EnviroSchool with bronze status
  • We are also proud to be an accredited SunSmart School!