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Our School Kura

Somerfield Te Kura Wairepo is situated at the base of the Cashmere Hills and is a contributing school. The grounds are park-like with many historical trees. The grounds include well-kept gardens and good-quality playground equipment which includes four adventure playgrounds and a fitness circuit. Extensive work has been carried out in landscape development in the past.

Somerfield Te Kura Wairepo is a Grade U5, state, co-educational school. The roll for 2019 is 484 and is expected to reach a maximum of approximately 520 by the end of the year. The school presently operates 20 classrooms, which are divided into three rōpū. Somerfield has several part-time teachers; including Reading Recovery, Beginning Teacher release, ORS, Special Needs teachers, and Learning Support teachers targeted to school achievement goals. The school has a focus on learning support and the Deputy Principal is also the Special Needs Co-ordinator working with teachers, parents, and agencies to ensure the best outcomes for students.