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Hororata Primary School is a small contributing school catering for students in Years 1 to 6 in rural Canterbury.  It is sited in attractive, well-developed grounds.  The growing roll reflects the growth of the population in this area and the quality of the education the school provides.  Since first opening in 1870, our school has maintained a strong emphasis on family, community, academic and sporting excellence.  The Board, staff and school community are committed to providing quality education to enable the young people of Hororata to be competent, confident and connected lifelong learners. Read more

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Principal's Blog March 2020

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