Waikato Diocesan School for Girls is a state-integrated Anglican school with a roll of around 650 students. Our school has well-established traditions of excellence and is widely recognised as one of the highest performing schools in New Zealand, with an enviable record of academic, sporting and cultural achievements

At Waikato Diocesan, we make the Dio difference developing young women who make a worthwhile contribution to our society, in their careers and their families. Our students are guided to develop deeply held spiritual values as well as a broad range of knowledge, skills and interests.

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We welcome your application to study at Waikato Diocesan School for Girls.
Developing a caring attitude towards each other and the wider community is a key part of the Dio boarding experience.

International Students
We welcome International Students into our school community and value the rich cultural mix they bring to Dio.
Dio's range of subjects and challenging educational experiences are designed to meet and extend the needs of students.
With a wide variety of arts and cultural opportunities available, options in extracurricular activities are endless.

Top facilities and expert coaches help our students meet their personal goals and nurture their talents across all levels.

Latest School News

  • Noise Autumn Edition Now Online Noise is Dio's very own student-edited magazine. Any student in the school can submit copy, with one issue compiled each term. In this bumper of an issue of ...
    Posted 2 Jul 2019, 15:15 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
  • Noise Magazine Term One Now Online Noise is Dio's very own student-edited magazine. Any student in the school can submit copy, with one issue compiled each term. This term's issue has a few ...
    Posted 3 Apr 2019, 15:12 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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Latest Arts News

  • The Sound of Music - tickets on sale NOW! Tickets are on sale now at the school shop! Shop hours are 8:15am - 4:00pm, Monday to Friday. (phone orders 07 855 2038 etxn 2766)
    Posted 5 Mar 2019, 13:54 by Megan Udy
  • Arts and Cultural Registration Process 2019 The Arts and Cultural Registrations are now live, please fill out the below form. Please sign up while looking at the Updated Co-Curricular Guide.Students will need to sign ...
    Posted 7 Feb 2019, 16:03 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • Amazing results from our swimmers at NAGS! During the holidays our swimmers competed at the National Age Group Championships and achieved some stellar results!Well done to all who competed by swimming with heart, producing PB's ...
    Posted 9 May 2019, 18:44 by Jane Schilov
  • Silver Jubilee Rowing Auction Dinner Tickets On Sale Now! To purchase your tickets, contact Alex Bedford  alex.bedford7@gmail.com
    Posted 13 Mar 2019, 12:24 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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    General Notifications

    • New Year 10 Dean appointed We are happy to announce that our Year 10 cohort will now be in the capable hands of Mrs Jo Munn as Year 10 Dean. Mrs Munn is an experienced ...
      Posted 6 Aug 2019, 16:44 by Megan Udy
    • Community Chapel Service - 18 August 2019 Anglican Chapel Service for Scott, Shackleton and Wilson Houses. All members of the Dio community are welcome to attend.
      Posted 5 Aug 2019, 16:14 by Megan Udy
    • Important Notifications for Term 3 We hope that you have all been enjoying some relaxation over the break and we look forward to seeing many of you next week. We ask that you please read ...
      Posted 17 Jul 2019, 21:25 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • School Closed This Monday A reminder that, as outlined in the calendar since the start of the year, and in DioNews Term 2 issues one and two, the school will be closed this Monday ...
      Posted 26 Jun 2019, 19:35 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • IMPORTANT INFORMATION - House Singing 2019 House Singing 2019●    Date: Friday 28 June 2019.●    Time: Programme begins at 6.30pm and ends approximately 9.15pm.●    Student Reporting Time: All students must report to their House Leaders ...
      Posted 26 Jun 2019, 17:38 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Early Closure on Tuesday 25 June Dear Parents/CaregiversEarly Closure on Tuesday 25 June We have been notified that the Executive of the Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) has directed its members to attend a ...
      Posted 18 Jun 2019, 18:13 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
    • Board of Trustees Election Results Congratulations to the following people on their election to the Board of Trustees:Parent Representative:Thomas GibbonsRaewyn McPhillipsDan MoorePatrick PeoplesKarlene VerrytDoug WilsonStaff Representative:Susi ...
      Posted 13 Jun 2019, 15:36 by Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
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