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 Students Collect Top Prizes at NIWA Science Awards The NIWA Waikato Regional Science Fair Awards were held at the University of Waikato on the 23 August.  Dio had eight students representing us as finalists.Congratulations to prize winners ...
    Posted by Debbie Stevens
  • Dio Year 9 Mathematicians Win WaiMaths Competition The Dio Year 9 team of Tiana Mayo, Aliyah Thotathil and Leila Ta'ala are the Year 9 WaiMaths Champions for 2016. The Dio team scored 53 points, followed closely ...
    Posted 18 Aug 2016, 01:12 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • High Achievers Concert Winners Once again our High Achievers concert, held on Tuesday 16 August in our All Saints Chapel, was full of talented students at the top of their game.Congratulations to everyone ...
    Posted 21 Aug 2016, 16:57 by Georgina Hewitt
  • Are You Sweet Enough? Needing a sweet treat with low sugar? Love to bake or know someone who loves to bake delicious treats?Why not pop into the school shop and purchase a copy ...
    Posted 20 Jun 2016, 19:42 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • NZSS Road & Track Cycling Results
    Posted 27 Jul 2016, 18:19 by Melanie Benge
  • Round the Bridges 2016 Any students interested in competing in the Secondary Schools Challenge of "Round the Bridges" please come to the Sports Office to put your name down.For further information go to ...
    Posted 24 Jul 2016, 15:15 by Melanie Benge
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    General Notifications

    • Father's Day gift for Dad - Entertainment Book The NEW 2016 | 2017 Entertainment Book, or the new Entertainment Digital Membership for your smartphone, is a great gift idea this Father’s Day. It's packed with thousands of ...
      Posted by Megan Udy
    • Dio Education Review Report Now Online The confirmed Waikato Diocesan School for Girls Education Review Report can now be viewed online by clicking here.
      Posted 18 Aug 2016, 17:25 by Debbie Stevens
    • DioNews Term Three Issue One is now online Click here to download/view the latest issue of DioNews.
      Posted 16 Aug 2016, 17:57 by Megan Udy
    • Nominations Open for New Zealand's Most Inspiring Teachers The 2016 search for New Zealand's Most Inspiring Teachers is on.Do you work with a teacher who shows the qualities of Enthusiasm, Creativity, Dedication & Drive?If so, make ...
      Posted 9 Aug 2016, 15:15 by Debbie Stevens
    • School Team and Group Photo Programme - Tuesday 16 August PHOTOGRAPHS – TUESDAY 16th AUGUST 2016All of these photos will be taken in the hallStudents must be at the PMC foyer five minutes before their photograph is due ...
      Posted 14 Aug 2016, 15:17 by Megan Udy
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