Blenheim School is a caring community of learners where all achievement is recognised and celebrated.

Blenheim School was established in 1859 and has 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation pupils on it’s roll.
Many of the current pupils older siblings have already had their primary education at Blenheim School.  In 2009 Blenheim School Celebrated it’s 150 year Jubilee. The school has become a ‘Registered Place” through the Historical Places Trust in 2010.  Historically Blenheim School pupils have come from the surrounding areas, ie Riversdale, Farnham,  Dillions Point and from all areas of Blenheim.

"Blenheim School is a caring community of learners where all achievement is recognised and celebrated."

Blenheim School is a Decile 4 School,  parents /caregivers/ whanau are supportive and helpful wherever possible, and always have good expectations for student achievement.

Blenheim School endeavours to forge close links with preschool agencies and also the wider community. Traditionally the School has been well supported by local businesses and community groups.

The parents of our students are employed in a wide range of occupations and some have moved here to work in the viticulture, aquaculture and horticultural industries. Blenheim School receives support from a number of agencies; it is a Health Promoting School with activities planned to promote health and well-being across the school and throughout the year. A small edible garden is maintained by the children with the help of Deb Lyons from the District Council. A group   of  6 senior students form the Kids Council which meets with the Principal every three weeks. They organise fun activities for the school

A group of  parents meets regularly as the First School Council (Parent group). This group organises the fundraising for the school.

There are a variety of other groups that are based at Blenheim School.
-  Resource Teachers of Learning and Behaviour Lead School – 8 RTLB
- The Itinerant Teacher of Maori
- OSCAR – after school care
- Southern Regional Health School

Blenheim School contact details


11 Seymour Street
Blenheim 7201

phone   (03) 577 5542

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