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.

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

  • Dio Quiz Night
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 13:24 by Debbie Stevens
  • New Criteria for House Girdle Awards and Affirmations House Girdle Awards are awards designed to recognise effort across all subjects studied. Traditionally they were presented to Years 9-13 students who exhibited a positive attitude toward learning, demonstrated ...
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 12:05 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • DioNews eNewsletter Issue One Arts News & EventsOliver! ProductionWe are straight into rehearsals and the Oliver cast is already looking and sounding amazing. Year 9's  Ava Downey is the lead in this ...
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 12:44 by Debbie Stevens
  • Extra Curricular Sign-ups are now Live. The Extra Curricular Sign ups for sports and Arts have been opened. These will remain open until afterschool on Friday 10 Feb.Please discuss the extra curricular options together as ...
    Posted 2 Feb 2017, 13:11 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • Swimming Sports - Heats 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 20 Feb 2017, 18:04 by Jane Schilov
  • DioNews eNewsletter Issue One Sports News and ResultsAthleticsGrace Ritchie (now Year 13) came second in the Senior Girls’ 4km Road Race at the New Zealand Secondary Schools' Athletics Championships in December 2016 ...
    Posted 20 Feb 2017, 14:13 by Debbie Stevens
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    General Notifications

    • Update on Dio Athletics Sports It was very disappointing that bad weather forced us to cancel the Athletics Sports at Porritt Stadium on Thursday 16 February.Unfortunately, it proved impossible to secure a suitable postponement ...
      Posted by Debbie Stevens
    • Update on Tomorrow's Winter Sports Trials Hockey TrialsThese trials have been postponed due to the weather forecast for tomorrow. There will instead be a trial on Tuesday 21st February from 3.30 - 5.30pm. Further ...
      Posted 16 Feb 2017, 17:02 by Debbie Stevens
    • We'd love to see our Dio family at Swimming Sports Waikato Diocesan School Swimming Sports takes place this Wednesday 22 February. Parents/grandparents/whanau are very welcome to join us under the shade cloths at the school pool area. The ...
      Posted 16 Feb 2017, 13:39 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Athletic Sports Postponed Due to bad weather, today's Athletics Sports is postponed. All students should come to school prepared for Day 3 of the timetable. Buses will run as normal.Please note ...
      Posted 15 Feb 2017, 11:11 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Information for School Athletic Sports Thursday 16th February 2017 - Porritt Stadium, Crosby Road, ChartwellRoll check is at 8.30am at Porritt Stadium. Ask your parents or caregivers to deliver you to Porritt Stadium (bus ...
      Posted 9 Feb 2017, 11:12 by Debbie Stevens
    • Traffic Management Improvements Made Many of you will be aware that we have recently reviewed traffic management inside our grounds during school hours with a view to improving the safety of pedestrians. This has ...
      Posted 23 Jan 2017, 17:59 by Debbie Stevens
    • Important Information re the Parent Portal The Parent Portal will be unavailable until February 2 so that timetabling and maintenance can be completed for the start of the term. Please be aware that 2017 Timetables are ...
      Posted 21 Jan 2017, 14:06 by Debbie Stevens
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