Darfield High School is a co-educational, Year 7 to Year 13 school, located in rural Canterbury, New Zealand. We are a community school providing an environment in which each student is supported to gain the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for successful and confident living. There are currently over 850 students studying at Darfield High School.


Our Latest News and Information:

Open Day

Thursday 27 July

Day Tours at 9.30 am and 12 pm – please ring the School Office to book.

Evening Tour at 6.30 pm.

Buses for Monday 24 July

All bus routes should be running as per normal except:

Greendale: Bus will try to complete normal route however due to the number of fords this may not be possible. If the bus is more than 15 minutes late then it will not be coming.

Springfield: The bus will not be able to do pick ups on the school side of the McLaughlins Rd ford (last 3km of route before school).

Te Pirita: CPW bridge on Rakaia Terrace Rd is out. Bus will U-turn there and go back up Te Pirita Rd, and up to corner of Leeches Rd and Steeles Rd.

Ski Programme

This year’s information is here: https://darfield.school.nz/curriculum/ski-programme/

Stationery 2017

Student stationery requirements lists have now been published and are available here https://www.myschool.co.nz/darfield. View and download a copy of the class list requirements and place orders if you wish to purchase via Office Max.

Bring Your Own Device 2017 Years 7-9 Information

BYOD Information

2017 Term Dates

Term One

Monday 20 March – Staff Only Day

Thursday 13 April – last day Term One

Term Two

Monday 1 May – Friday 7 July

Monday 5 June – Queen’s Birthday Holiday

Friday 23 June – Staff Only Day

Term Three

Monday 24 July – Friday 29 September

Term Four

Monday 16 October – Thursday 14 December

Monday 23 October – Labour Day Holiday

Thursday 16 November – Staff Only Day

Friday 17 November – Canterbury Anniversary Day

Enrolment Zone Amendment

Map of Amended Zone – http://nzschools.tki.org.nz/