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  • Students walking through Hadlow grounds

    Why Hadlow?

    There’s no doubt that choosing Hadlow will give your child the best start in education and life, drawing from the best of the old traditions and harnessing the most from what today’s modern education system offers.

    It’s this approach that sets us apart.

    Why choose Hadlow
  • Spirituality and Values of Hadlow

    Spirituality and Values

    Religious education is a fully-integrated part of the Hadlow curriculum. Students learn the Anglican faith and to be aware of the religions of others.

    We encourage all our students to treat each other with love, to pray, worship and engage with the Bible.

    Read more about Spirituality and Values
  • A history of Hadlow


    Hadlow Preparatory School is an integrated Anglican primary school for boys and girls located on High Street in Masterton.

    Our special character school has a wonderfully rich history, dating back to 1929 when it was originally founded as a private boarding school for boys. By 1961, our roll had jumped from 18 to 100, but it took until 1999 before Hadlow became the integrated primary school of 200 students we know today.

    Read our History
  • A day in the life of Hadlow Students

    Day in the Life

    Hadlow’s school day starts at 8.40am sharp – although we encourage everyone to be here by 8.30am.

    Students break for morning tea around 10.30am and for an hour’s lunch at 12.15pm. The school day ends at 3pm.

    The Hadlow Life

Principal’s Welcome

It is my pleasure to welcome you to Hadlow Preparatory School and to share out school’s vision for nurturing and supporting your child on their education journey.

At Hadlow we offer a broad and balanced curriculum within an optimum learning environment.

Our approach to education means your child will have access to life’s traditional values. They will learn responsibility to others and the important virtues of respect, truthfulness and friendliness. We are true to tradition at Hadlow.

School News

We have plenty going on at Hadlow, keep up-to-date here.