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

  • 2019 Start of Year Reminders
    Posted 21 Jan 2019, 14:12 by Debbie Stevens
  • Junior Prize-Giving 2018 Photos can be viewed here. The password is WDCP09Year 9 Awards9ARI Hannah Brooks  1st in Class in MathematicsKiara Funnell  General Excellence in DramaEmma Hill  Academic Excellence ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2018, 18:16 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • 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
  • The Sound of Music 2019 - Cast Thank you to everyone who took the time to audition for the 2019 production of The Sound of Music. Over three days we saw 83 auditions and 17 call ...
    Posted 23 Jan 2019, 14:35 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • Finalised Heats for Swimming Sports! We are looking forward to Swimming Sports tomorrow! The heats are detailed below for our competitive swimmers. If you are competing in these heats then you will need to meet ...
    Posted 11 Feb 2019, 13:19 by Jane Schilov
  • Athletics Day 2019! Athletics Day quickly follows Swimming Sports on Thursday 21st February and is another action packed day which the whole school are involved in. Check out the days programme below and ...
    Posted 4 Feb 2019, 14:03 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Dio Swimming Sports 2019 In 1932, Dio swimming took place in a makeshift pool in the Waikato River!Waikato Diocesan School Swimming Sports takes place this Wednesday, 13 February.  Parents/grandparents/whaanau are very ...
      Posted 10 Feb 2019, 18:19 by Debbie Stevens
    • Sports and Arts Sign up Closes Soon Have you signed up for extracurricular Sports and Arts yet? If not, you have until 8.30 am Monday 11 February to sign up for Arts and until Monday 18 ...
      Posted 6 Feb 2019, 19:09 by Debbie Stevens
    • The Sound of Music Cast Thank you to everyone who took the time to audition for the 2019 production of The Sound of Music. Over three days we saw 83 auditions and 17 callbacks. The ...
      Posted 12 Dec 2018, 17:31 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Carol Service This Sunday!
      Posted 6 Dec 2018, 16:59 by Debbie Stevens
    • Timetable Changes for 2019 Dear Parents/Caregivers and StudentsThis year, the Timetable Committee conducted a full review of our curriculum and timetable structures in order to address the changing needs of our learners ...
      Posted 6 Dec 2018, 12:41 by Debbie Stevens
    • We're Going Vertical! During this year, we have been inquiring into the value of introducing a Vertical Form structure into the cultural and pastoral structures within the school. After examining the pros and ...
      Posted 29 Nov 2018, 17:50 by Debbie Stevens
    • Looking For Homestay Families
      Posted 29 Nov 2018, 15:58 by Debbie Stevens
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