Roydvale School spring 2016





students working in the classroom




Roydvale School students





Roydvale Primary School

is situated in suburban Northwest Christchurch.
Set in spacious grounds it has

– fourteen classrooms,

– a library, swimming pool,

– two adventure playgrounds and a hall.

The school also has a tennis court, netball courts, a large sports field and a confidence course for older students.

Roydvale School is a very friendly and positive place

where there are high expectations for learning and behaviour.

The 300 children who attend Roydvale are considerate and supportive of each other and are fortunate to be offered a wealth of opportunities to spark their interests, feed their enthusiasm and extend their creativity. Whether it is programmes offered as part of the curriculum or extra-curricula activities, the range offered goes towards creating well-rounded individuals with a richness of experience.

Our programmes establish a solid foundation for lifelong learning.

We have extremely high quality teaching and support staff who work together to provide a breadth of educational experiences in a friendly and caring school community.

The school has a strong family atmosphere with parents and community members providing assistance in sport coaching, transport for trips and classroom programmes.

Please feel free to contact us with any enquiries or read more about our school.


Latest Post from The Principal’s Page

Roydvale News

Our thoughts are with the family of the helicopter pilot who lost his life while working with the team to stop the fires on the Port Hills.     Health You will be aware that the school has sent a number of emails out over the last couple of weeks regarding hygiene.  Please check your […]

For older postings, please go to : The Principal’s Page


Chicken Pox Information

Very useful information regarding treatment for chicken pox. chicken…

Choir Audition Opportunity

We are looking for a select group of young singers to perform…

Community Dental Van

We are expecting the Community Dental van to return to School…

Scholastic Book Club

Scholastic Book Club orders - due to the office by 9am on Tuesday…

Kelly Sports Registration

Registration is done directly through Kelly Sports not Roydvale…

Support for Support Staff

This week NZEI Te Riu Roa launched our Heartland Tour in Wellington,…

Canterbury District Health Board Notice

Regarding an incident at the dental clinic at Pukekohe Intermediate…

Term 1 Activity Fee

Term 1 Activity fee is due for payment by Tuesday 7 February. …

To read all notices, please go to : Notices Page

Order Lunch Online Orders must be in by 9am of delivery day.

Upcoming Events

February 24, 2017
  • Lunches online start
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: February 24, 2017 - 9:00 am


    Please visit the website
    This will occur every Friday (apart from Public Holidays)
    Orders must be in by 9am.

  • Yr 5/6 Girls Cricket - against St Albans at St Albans
    Starts: 12:30 pm
    Ends: February 24, 2017 - 3:00 pm

February 28, 2017
  • School Assembly
    Starts: 2:30 pm
    Ends: February 28, 2017 - 3:00 pm

  • BOT Meeting
    Starts: 7:00 pm
    Ends: February 28, 2017 - 8:00 pm

March 1, 2017
  • Kea School Swimming Sports
    Starts: 9:45 am
    Ends: March 1, 2017 - 12:15 pm
    Location: Jellie Park Recreation and Sports Centre, 295 Ilam Rd, Burnside, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand

March 3, 2017
  • Lunches online start
    Starts: 8:30 am
    Ends: March 3, 2017 - 9:00 am


    Please visit the website
    This will occur every Friday (apart from Public Holidays)
    Orders must be in by 9am.

  • Yr 5/6 Girls Cricket - against Russley at Russley
    Starts: 3:00 pm
    Ends: March 3, 2017 - 4:00 pm