Redcliffs School is an exciting place to be – there is always something going on.  We are a state full primary school, situated in the beautiful surrounds of Redcliffs, Christchurch, NZ.  We offer a thriving programme of learning for children in Year 1 to Year 8.

Principal's Welcome

Welcome to Redcliffs School. It is my privilege to be the principal of Redcliffs School. We are part of a vibrant and attractive community located by the sea in the east of Christchurch. Our children and families love Redcliffs School and the exciting range of programmes and opportunities we offer. We provide a high quality and comprehensive education for children from Years 1 to 8 (ages 5 to 13).

Term 1, 2018 Information


An email was sent to parents on 18th December with specific stationery lists for each year level. Stationery supplier, eenymeeny ( also has our stationery lists recorded on their website for online purchasing. The school receives a reward system based on the value of orders placed through them. However, you are very welcome to purchase from any supplier you choose. Please ensure all stationery items are clearly named before they come to school.

Hauora/Goal Setting Interviews

Term 1, 2018 starts with Hauora (goal setting and wellbeing) interviews on Wednesday 31st January. An email detailing the format of these interviews will be sent out nearer the time. Please refer to the information below regarding how to book your interview time/s. Please visit the website Please use the event code vnynn and select an interview time for your child/each of your children.

Our first teaching day

Thursday 1st of February, starting with a powhiri, at 9:10am.
If you need to get a message to school during the holidays, the office will be open from Monday 22 January (reduced hours).
Receive Text Alerts
To subscribe to our text alert system simply text the key word 'redcliffs' to 570 (standard text rates apply). This will be used to send essential information during emergency situations. It is important for all parents and caregivers to subscribe to this service if you haven't already done so.

Please note: This is a one way communication system i.e. please do not reply to the emergency texts as they will not be read.

Latest School Events

Visit the news centre for all news including notices and newsletters.

Redcliffs Athletics Day 2017

It wasn't too hot but it wasn't too cold...A perfect day for our students to run, jump and throw ...

Redcliffs performs at Aupaki Music Festival!

What a beautiful night of music and so many children participating in band and choir! 

Redcliffs School wins World Vision Award

Our World Vision leaders were presented with one of 4 South Island excellence awards for our scho...

Slideshow images © LillyTurner Photography
Redcliffs School   |   Address: Main Road, Redcliffs, Christchurch 8081   |   Temporary Physical Address: Truro Street, Sumner, Christchurch 8081   |   Phone: (03) 384 3853  |  Fax: (03) 384 2413  |  Email:
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