Welcome to MNS by Vidisha Ishver

General School Information

We welcome you and your child to our school, that we believe to be the best choice of school in the Eastern Suburbs of Wellington. We hope that the following information will be useful to you.

School Hours

  • School Hours: 9.00am - 3.00pm
  • Interval: 11:00am – 11.20pm
  • Lunch Break: 12.45pm - 1.45pm

School Lunches

Children are expected to bring lunch to school every day. Subway can be ordered for a Wednesday lunch delivery. Orders need to be handed in at the school office before 9.00am on the Wednesday morning. Order envelopes are available from the school office.

Sun Hats

Sun hats are available from the school office. Cost: $12-00. It is compulsory for all children to wear sun hats during Term 1 & 4.

Library Books

Children have the opportunity to borrow books from the school library every week. Two books can be issued. Encourage your child to return books as soon as the books have been read.


All classes have a regular homework programme. In the junior school a reading book is taken home nearly every night.

Parent Help

Parents are invited to help at school. This could be assisting with class programmes, helping in the library, providing transport for school trips, assisting with sports. Let your child’s teacher know if you are able to assist at school.

Road Safety Wardens

Road Safety Wardens (Yr 6 students & a parent) are on duty 8.40am - 9.00am and 3.00pm - 3.10pm at Weka Street (near the school gates).

Parents must not bring cars up the school drive during these times.

Children Leaving the School Grounds

Children leaving the school grounds during school hours need to be signed out and back in at the school office by a parent or caregiver.

School Outings and Visits

Children are not allowed to leave the school during school hours without permission. Please ensure that all permission slips are returned to the school promptly.

School Notices

Notices are issued when necessary. If you supply us with your email address, you will automatically receive your newsletter via email.


School assemblies are held in the school hall regularly. These dates will be advertised in the school newsletter ahead of time and parents are most welcome to attend.

Meeting the Teacher

Formal parent interviews to discuss children’s progress are held during the year. However, if problems arise you are encouraged to talk to your child’s teacher at any time other than class time. Please phone the school office to make an appointment.

Home & School Assn

The Home & School Assn are very active around the school and fund raise throughout the year. They meet once a month. New members are most welcome.

Naming Property

Please make sure that children’s property is clearly named. The lost property bin is located outside Room 4.


During the first five weeks of the first term and the last five weeks of the fourth term the school provides swimming instruction in our heated, covered pool. It is important that children bring their togs during this period.

Absence Line (Reporting Absences)If your child is going to be absent or late for school please contact the school using our school app or the absence line 3809325.

The school will contact you if your child has not arrived at school and the absence is unexplained.


Please ask for the stationery list on enrolment.

Dental Clinic

Children attend the Dental Hub based at Miramar Central School. Appointments can be made by calling Bee Healthy on 0800 825 583.

Parents who are interested in sending their children to Miramar North School are welcome to visit the school.Please contact the school office to make an appointment. Phone 3886 657.