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

  • Senior Prize-Giving 2018 Academic Excellence AwardsYear 11Laura Aplin - Biology, English, Religious EducationCaitlyn Appel - Sport & Exercise ScienceMaia Armistead - Geography, Level 2 Biology, English - LiteratureLily Ashenden - Religious Education, Level 2 ...
    Posted 14 Nov 2018, 17:46 by Debbie Stevens
  • Student Leaders 2019 Head Girl  - Holly MillsDeputy Head Girl - Emily RichAmokura - Olivia HoltenHead of Academics - Joyce HuHead of Arts - Brianna StrawbridgeHead of Boarding - Hannah WallbankHead of Environment ...
    Posted 6 Nov 2018, 16:29 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Arts News

  • 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
  • Arts Awards 2018 Dance Awards  KERYN BAIN AWARD for Leadership in Dance Zoe Holcroft ABBY DUTTON CUP for Passion for Dance Sarah Booth Drama Awards PATRICIA RADICH CUP for Contribution to the Performing ...
    Posted 28 Oct 2018, 19:59 by Debbie Stevens
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Latest Sports News

  • 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
  • Sports Awards tickets on sale now! Tickets to our Sports Awards evening are now on sale! Below you will find a list of those students who are receiving awards.The Awards Evening is a formal function ...
    Posted 10 Oct 2018, 17:00 by Jane Schilov
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    General Notifications

    • House Service Survey Dear Dio CommunityPlease find below a short survey seeking your feedback regarding House Services. Please click here to complete by 1.00 pm, Wednesday, 21 November.
      Posted 14 Nov 2018, 12:33 by Debbie Stevens
    • 2018 Yearbook - Last week to place orders Reminder - yearbook orders close this Friday, 16 November.The 2018 yearbook will be available in a digital or printed hard-copy format for students in Years 9-12.  Please click ...
      Posted 11 Nov 2018, 18:02 by Megan Udy
    • Early Closure on the 22 November We have been notified that the Executive of the Post Primary Teachers’ Association (PPTA) has directed its members to attend a paid union meeting on Thursday, 22 November at 1 ...
      Posted 4 Nov 2018, 17:47 by Debbie Stevens
    • DRIVER INDUSTRIAL ACTION - TUESDAY 23 OCTOBER 5am-11am We've been notified that Hamilton bus drivers will be taking industrial action on Tuesday 23 October between 5am and 9am, although there will be a knock on effect to ...
      Posted 21 Oct 2018, 21:43 by Debbie Stevens
    • Last chance for sports sign-up This is the last call to sign-up for summer sport in Term 4 - we will be closing entries next week. Please note if you have signalled interest then you ...
      Posted 18 Oct 2018, 17:26 by Debbie Stevens
    • 2018 Yearbook Orders The 2018 yearbook will be available in a digital or printed hard-copy format for students in Years 9-12.  Please click here to complete the form (one form per ...
      Posted 17 Oct 2018, 13:01 by Megan Udy
    • Arts Awards Tickets On Sale Tickets for the Waikato Diocesan School School Arts Awards are now on sale at the School Shop until Friday October 18. The Arts Awards Evening is a formal function at ...
      Posted 15 Oct 2018, 14:00 by Debbie Stevens
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