Paremata School

Aotea College is a co-educational, state secondary school for Years 9-13. The Principal is Kate Gainsford.
Mission: To enable holistic achievement and prepare young people as life-long learners, to thrive in diverse, local, national and global communities.
1. Learners and learning are at the centre of a culture of respect and manaakitang
2. We work collaboratively to achieve excellence and innovation in teaching and learning.
3. We grow learning partnerships with whanau and the wider community to support strong learning pathways
4. Potential for the growth, learning and development of all students is understood to be fundamental in achieving success across the curriculum and in qualifications.

Aotea College Zone:

All of the northern ward of Porirua City, boundary (encompassing Pauatahanui, up to the summit of Paekakariki Hill Road and Paremata and Haywards Road (SH58) to Mount Cecil Road).  This includes the neighbourhoods of Aotea, Ascot Park, Camborne, Mana, Papakowhai, Paremata, Pauatahanui, Plimmerton, Pukerua Bay and Whitby.

The Ascot Park area of the eastern ward with the eastern boundary following the Kenepuru Stream south from the point of intersection with the northern ward to where it meets with SH1 and runs into Porirua Harbour (Mepham Place is not in zone).

Open Evening:

There open evening will be held a weeknight in June.  In 2021 they held two sessions, 3:30 to 5:00 pm then 6:00 to 7:30pm.

Forms must be received in October for the following years application.

Bus Timetable: 
For students & parents who could be planning their school journeys for this College in 2020. (times may change for 2022)

AM   444 - Plimmerton - Camborne - Paremata - Aotea College  (weekdays)
8:05   PlimmertonBoatingClub (h/r)           
8:26   Paremata Sch (opp) (sch)               
8:37   Aotea   

PM   444 - Aotea College - Paremata - Camborne - Plimmerton  (weekdays)
15:17  Aotea        
15:28  Paremata Sch (sch)             
15:49  PlimmertonBoatingClub (h/r) Except Wed