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

  • Students Perform Well in Australian Chemistry Quiz The Australian National Chemistry Quiz attracts 110,000 entries from over 16,000 schools throughout Australia and 17 neighbouring countries and is translated into seven different languages. Recently, we celebrated ...
    Posted 24 Oct 2016, 20:15 by Debbie Stevens
  • Dio Teams Top Regional Business Competition Budding Dio entrepreneurs have taken first and second place at the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme Regional Awards held last night. Team SOS (Survival Out of School) comprising of Annabel ...
    Posted 20 Oct 2016, 12:58 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Bel Suono Choir - New Year 9s for 2017, Auditions
    Posted 13 Oct 2016, 14:28 by Debbie Stevens
  • Arts Showcase 2016
    Posted 13 Sep 2016, 15:33 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • Dio Sports Awards 2016 Sportswoman of the Year, Hannah Knighton, with Principal, Mrs Vicky McLennanMore photos can be viewed by clicking here. Password is: WDCP09Sports Awards 201619 October, Waikato Diocesan School ...
    Posted 20 Oct 2016, 18:59 by Jane Schilov
  • Sports Awards 2016 I would like to extend an invitation to you to attend the Sports Awards Evening to be held on Wednesday 19 October 2016, in the Waikato Diocesan Gymnasium. Doors open ...
    Posted 12 Oct 2016, 14:40 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Dio Sports Awards - Tickets on Sale at School Shop Our annual Sports Awards take place next Wednesday the 19th October. This is a fabulous evening where we celebrate the outstanding achievements of our sporting students in 2016.  We are ...
      Posted 12 Oct 2016, 14:49 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Designs Part of Waikato Museum WW1 Exhibition Year 13 Dio Fashion & Design and Design Visual Communication students were this year given the exciting opportunity to work with the Waikato Museum/ Te Whare Taonga O Waikato. Students were ...
      Posted 5 Oct 2016, 16:40 by Debbie Stevens
    • 2017 Start Dates For All Dio Students DATETIMEACTIVITYFriday 27 JanuaryAll International Students return to NZ  by this date.Monday 30 January Students are required to wear summer uniform.3.00 pm 3.45 ...
      Posted 28 Sep 2016, 14:40 by Debbie Stevens
    • 2016 Yearbook The 2016 Yearbook will be printed and mailed out at the end of this year to current Year 9-12 students who wish to receive a copy.  Please click here ...
      Posted 21 Sep 2016, 19:18 by Megan Udy
    • DioNews Term Three Issue Two is now online Click here to download/view the latest issue of DioNews.
      Posted 19 Sep 2016, 19:07 by Megan Udy
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