Information for Parents/Caregivers and Students

Frequently Asked Questions

Applications for places in 2021

We are still accepting day girl and boarding applications for positions in the 2021 year. The best way to send these to us is via email to. 

Hard copy applications can still be posted to the school (the school is closed so will not be receiving couriers)
Waikato Diocesan School for Girls
Private Bag 3051 
Hamilton 3240.

In these uncertain times,  we cannot guarantee  when we will be able to acknowledge receipt of your application (whether received by post or email).  Please rest assured, your application will be safe and we will respond as soon as we can.

To ensure you have ample time to submit your application, we will be extending the cut-off date for Year 9 2021 intake applications to the end of Term 2 2020. 

Please check back here or on our Dio Facebook page for any updated information.

Atawhai tetahi ki te tahi.

School Communication

We encourage parents to prioritise checking their personal settings in the Parent Portal as any updates and urgent information will be shared via web notifications as well as on social media (if appropriate).

If you are having issues logging into the Portal, please contact Penny Weinberg

Families are automatically signed up for notifications but they may change their contact information and preferences at any time. While parents may opt out of receiving notifications and our newsletter please note that you will not be notified if there is important information concerning the school.

If you have checked all your settings and you are still not receiving messages from the school, please check your spam folder. If you can't find them in your spam folder, please email for support.