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

  • 2019 Start of Year Reminders
    Posted by Debbie Stevens
  • Junior Prize-Giving 2018 Photos can be viewed here. The password is WDCP09Year 9 Awards9ARI Hannah Brooks  1st in Class in MathematicsKiara Funnell  General Excellence in DramaEmma Hill  Academic Excellence ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2018, 18:16 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • The Sound of Music 2019 - Cast Thank you to everyone who took the time to audition for the 2019 production of The Sound of Music. Over three days we saw 83 auditions and 17 call ...
    Posted 12 Dec 2018, 13:00 by Megan Udy
  • 2019 Bel Suono choir auditions Junior auditions for the 2019 Bel Suono Choir start this coming Monday during lunchtimes and after school Mondays and Wednesdays from 12th - 26th November.Please contact Mrs Maria Colvin on ...
    Posted 6 Nov 2018, 18:02 by Megan Udy
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Latest Sports News

  • Sports Sign-Up for 2019 is now open! We are now preparing for another exciting year of sport at Dio! Sign-up for Terms 1 - 3 sports are now open online via EnrolMy. Click on the link below ...
    Posted 20 Jan 2019, 17:30 by Jane Schilov
  • Sports Awards 2018 SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP TROPHIESAthleticsJunior Champion and the winner of the Ratcliffe Cup for Excellence in Secondary School Athletics: Amelia de Lautour Intermediate Champion: Lucy Vellenoweth Senior Champion: Arden Mason ...
    Posted 15 Nov 2018, 17:34 by Debbie Stevens
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    General Notifications

    • The Sound of Music Cast Thank you to everyone who took the time to audition for the 2019 production of The Sound of Music. Over three days we saw 83 auditions and 17 callbacks. The ...
      Posted 12 Dec 2018, 17:31 by Debbie Stevens
    • Dio Carol Service This Sunday!
      Posted 6 Dec 2018, 16:59 by Debbie Stevens
    • Timetable Changes for 2019 Dear Parents/Caregivers and StudentsThis year, the Timetable Committee conducted a full review of our curriculum and timetable structures in order to address the changing needs of our learners ...
      Posted 6 Dec 2018, 12:41 by Debbie Stevens
    • We're Going Vertical! During this year, we have been inquiring into the value of introducing a Vertical Form structure into the cultural and pastoral structures within the school. After examining the pros and ...
      Posted 29 Nov 2018, 17:50 by Debbie Stevens
    • Looking For Homestay Families
      Posted 29 Nov 2018, 15:58 by Debbie Stevens
    • Please Support Our Christmas Foodbank Collection
      Posted 28 Nov 2018, 16:45 by Debbie Stevens
    • Calling all gardeners, calling all gardeners… Your WDSG School Association are planning, what we hope will be another hugely successful garden ramble in November 2019.  If you have a particularly spectacular garden (or know somebody who ...
      Posted 22 Nov 2018, 18:32 by Debbie Stevens
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