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.

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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

  • An Evening With Catriona - Fundraiser for the Dio School Association
    Posted 4 Jul 2018, 15:47 by Debbie Stevens
  • House Singing Tickets Now On Sale
    Posted 7 Jun 2018, 19:13 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • Once Was Lost - Tickets on sale now Tickets on sale NOW at the School Shop.  Phone orders available 07 855 2038 extn 2766.
    Posted 13 Mar 2018, 13:44 by Megan Udy
  • Arts Extra Curricular Sign ups now live The Arts Extra Curricular Sign ups are now live until 5pm 10 Feb 2018If you have any questions about sign ups please see the Extra Curricular Guide or contact ...
    Posted 1 Feb 2018, 13:26 by Georgina Hewitt
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Latest Sports News

  • NISS Road and Track Cycling Results Over the weekend our cyclists took to the roads and the track to compete in the NISS Championships. Well done to all of you who competed and to those of ...
    Posted 11 Jul 2018, 16:24 by Jane Schilov
  • Sports Awards and Blues Applications now open for Summer Codes! In Term 4 we will be holding our annual Sports Awards evening which is an opportunity to showcase the wonderful sporting talent within our school. The awards presented during the ...
    Posted 18 Jun 2018, 14:41 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • Important Dates to Pop in your Diaries Early Finish for Years 11, 12 and 13 Learning ConferencesTo accommodate a large number of boarding parents that will attend our Years 11, 12 and 13 Learning Conferences (Parent ...
      Posted 4 Jul 2018, 20:05 by Debbie Stevens
    • House Singing 2018 - Important Information Date: Friday 29 June.Time: Programme begins at 6.30pm and ends at approximately 9.15pm.Student Reporting Time: All students must report to their House Leaders by 6.00pm ...
      Posted 26 Jun 2018, 17:35 by Megan Udy
    • Only Eight Days to Go Until House Singing... Tickets are on sale now at the School Shop. Have you got yours?And don't forget the Matariki Chapel Service tonight, 7:00 pm in the All Saints Chapel
      Posted 21 Jun 2018, 14:19 by Debbie Stevens
    • Give Blood Did you know the New Zealand Blood Service needs to collect 3000 units of blood each and every week?  Waikato Diocesan want to do our bit and have organised for ...
      Posted 12 Jun 2018, 19:47 by Debbie Stevens
    • House Singing Tickets On Sale Now At School Shop!
      Posted 7 Jun 2018, 19:20 by Debbie Stevens
    • Teachers Only Day - Friday 15 June A reminder that Waikato Diocesan School for Girls will be closed on Friday 15 June for a Teachers Only Day. Boarding students must be collected from their boarding houses by ...
      Posted 6 Jun 2018, 21:00 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Confirmation/ Baptism Event On Sunday 16 September, Archbishop Philip is joining us at Dio for an evening worship service.  This is an opportunity for students to be confirmed as members of the Anglican ...
      Posted 5 Jun 2018, 20:18 by Debbie Stevens
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