A High Court decision on the proposed second campus to cater for 112 St Joseph's School pupils, on Speargrass Flat Rd, near Arrowtown, was reserved after a two-day hearing in Christchurch last week.
Fears school pupils will not be pushed to achieve to the greatest of their abilities are becoming a reality under National Standards, a report shows.
Following news the Government's ultra-fast broadband will be introduced to 14 Dunedin schools by July this year comes a promise to provide the service to a further 21 Dunedin schools and two Oamaru schools by July next year.
The release of plans for either a refurbishment or a total rebuild of the new Carisbrook School are imminent, board of trustees chairwoman Isabell Sinclair Irwin says.
More than 100 primary schools in Otago have begun their school year with a stock of new library books donated by Telecom and Scholastic.
The High Court appeal against approval for a $3 millionto $5 million Catholic primary school on Speargrass Flat Rd, near Arrowtown, is expected to be heard in Invercargill in late November.
Matching investment in key services such as health and education with population trends is an inexact science at the best of times. This is especially so in the South where the population is generally ageing and numbers are holding at best but declining in some areas.
Families are thinking of leaving Queenstown because of schooling issues, City Impact Church Early Childhood Centre manager Shaun Vining said at a meeting in the resort last night.
The rapid growth of Queenstown's population has led to questions about whether the region has enough schools to cater for its children.
A new primary school could be built in the Wakatipu basin just 19 months after the opening of Remarkables Primary School, which this week confirmed it is adopting an enrolment scheme to control demand.
A petition calling for Forbury School to remain open has attracted more than 7500 signatures and will be presented in Parliament today.
Waihola residents are fighting for the installation of footpaths on streets around their local school.
Saying "bless you" when you sneeze at St Joseph's School in Dunedin is optional. But covering your mouth and nose is not.
Forget becoming a checkout operator or fast-food worker if you want to fix the economy - go for the high-paying jobs instead, Berl (Business and Economic Research Ltd) chief economist Dr Ganesh Nana advised Dunedin secondary pupils yesterday.
Anderson's Bay School has had a triple dose of double-trouble - the Dunedin school now has three sets of new entrant twins.
Acc paid out $75,000 in claims to pupils and staff in Queenstown Lakes district schools last year with the most expensive accident - a staff soft-tissue muscle injury - costing $25,000.
Although only 15 people attended a community hui yesterday to discuss moving Te Kura Kaupapa Maori o Otepoti from Fairfield to the former High Street School premises in Dunedin, their response was a resounding yes.
Construction delays have forced North East Valley Normal School to postpone its 160th anniversary celebrations this week.