“To create opportunity, release potential, celebrate success”


Our school is a proud rural primary school, deep in the heart of West Otago, supported by an unrivalled community, and backed up with over 132 years of history.
Our school offers a caring and supportive learning atmosphere that is reflected in our students, staff and community.
We serve Heriot and it’s surrounding districts and provide quality primary education for learners from Year 1 through to Year 6.
Our learners demonstrate the values of; honesty, excellence, respect, independence, open mindedness, and tenacity.
Our team of professional teachers, teacher aides and support staff demonstrate, model and encourage these values.
Thanks to a loyal Board of Trustees our grounds are extensive, well maintained and complement our newly refurbished administration block.
We welcome any visitors, will answer any queries and invite you to come and take a look for yourself.

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Nominations for the parent elections of 3 parent representatives to the Heriot School Board of Trustees closed at noon on Friday.  4 nominations were received – Melissa Ellison, Judy Miller, Andrew Herriott, Blair Young.

All persons on the parent electoral roll will be posted a voting paper, candidate profiles and a return addressed envelope(if not please contact the school office). The Poll closes noon 3 June 2016. Postal votes will be accepted up to 5 days after Election Day (if postmarked before noon on Election Day). If delivering voting papers, votes will not be counted unless delivered to the Heriot School Office before noon on the day of the election.

Declaration of Staff Election Results

As only one nomination for staff representative was received, I hereby declare the following person duly elected:  Keenan, Aimee

Pauline Cormack
Returning Officer