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Travelling to and from School

School Crossings
Allington Road and South Karori Road.

  • School Patrol is on duty at Allington Road between:
    • 8:30 - 8:50am, and
    • 3:00 - 3:15 pm
  • The crossings are patrolled by senior students and a teacher.
  • Children and adults should use the crossing.


Dropping off and Picking up your Child

  • Please use the car parks at Karori Park and at the local churches.
  • Please do not park on the yellow lines.
  • Please do not drive into the school grounds at any time. There are cones that will block both driveways.

Catching the Bus

  • Children are supervised by a teacher to ensure that they catch the bus safely.





  • Bikes can be brought to school and parked in the stands.
  • Bikes should be locked.
  • Students must walk their bikes and scooters in and out of the school grounds.
  • Bike helmets must be worn.
  • Bikes and scooters can be used in the school grounds after 3:15pm on school days, weekends and during holidays.




If your Child is away from School

  • Telephone the office, leave a message on the school answer phone (24hrs coverage), or
  • Text 022 649 6782 with your child's full name and room (Ako) number

Our policy is to contact the home of students with unexplained absences



Karori West Normal School - Allington Road, Karori 6012, Wellington    Phone 04 476-6165    Fax 04 476-5789    Email: admin@kwns.school.nz