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

  • Jamieson to Receive Civic Award Lynn Jamieson, an itinerant music teacher and director of barbershop at Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, is among the recipients of the 2016 Hamilton City Council Civic Awards. Lynn is ...
    Posted 22 Nov 2016, 18:15 by Debbie Stevens
  • 2017 Student Leadership Roles Announced  2017 Head Girl Annabel Nesdale with Principal, Mrs Vicky McLennanHead Girl                           Annabel NesdaleDeputy Head Girl              Kun-Ka LegerAmokura                            Maringi KeteHead of Academics           Devon BreeHead of ...
    Posted 30 Nov 2016, 18:38 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Oliver! Casting notification
    Posted 5 Dec 2016, 00:10 by Georgina Hewitt
  • Visual Arts 2016 Showcase Video Check out the amazing art being produced by our visual art students. So much talent!#diolol #artwork #creative
    Posted 1 Dec 2016, 15:39 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • Dio student excelling at Table Tennis Ngarangi Mason 9SST has been selected to be a part of the Cadet or Under 15 New Zealand National Squad for Table Tennis. She will be busily training for selection ...
    Posted 16 Nov 2016, 12:26 by Melanie Benge
  • Congratulations Zeta Hittmann Congratulations to Zeta Hittmann on being nominated for "Junior Sports Person of the Year" at the upcoming Waipa Networks District Sports Awards which will be held next Monday evening Nov ...
    Posted 15 Nov 2016, 15:08 by Debbie Stevens
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    General Notifications

    • Junior Prize-giving - Wednesday 14 December Our Junior Prize-giving ceremony will be held in the school All Saints Chapel on Wednesday, 14 December. Please click on the following link to see the list of students ...
      Posted 4 Dec 2016, 12:33 by Debbie Stevens
    • Principal, Vicky McLennan, has announced her resignation Our much-loved principal, Vicky McLennan, has announced her resignation today. After nine years of dedicated service to Waikato Diocesan School for Girls, she is looking forward to spending more ...
      Posted 30 Nov 2016, 16:25 by Debbie Stevens
    • LAST CHANCE - 2016 Yearbook Orders Final days to order a copy of the 2016 Yearbook.  Place your order before Friday 2 December to ensure you don't miss out.The 2016 Yearbook will be printed ...
      Posted 28 Nov 2016, 16:05 by Megan Udy
    • Timetable and Course Confirmation - Change of Date Please note that the 2017 Course Confirmation has changed from Thursday the 26th January 2017 to Tuesday the 31st January 2017. For more information about Course Confirmation, please click here
      Posted 24 Nov 2016, 17:47 by Debbie Stevens
    • New Dates for History and Chemistry Scholarship Exams The New Zealand Qualifications Authority has announced the following new dates for those Scholarship examinations that were postponed due to the recent earthquake. New Zealand Scholarship HistoryThe examination is ...
      Posted 17 Nov 2016, 16:45 by Debbie Stevens
    • DioNews Term Four Issue One is now online Click here to download/view the latest issue of DioNews.
      Posted 15 Nov 2016, 19:37 by Megan Udy
    • 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
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