Dawson Primary is a state multi-cultural contributing school catering for students from Year 1-6. It is located with entrances from both Dawson Road and Haumia Way in Flatbush, Manukau, Auckland, New Zealand.

We do not have an enrolment scheme in place although we mainly take students from within our immediate area.


If you wish to enrol your child at Dawson Primary the office is open from 8.30 a.m - 2.45 p.m each day. There are several forms to be filled out and you will need either a birth certificate or passport at the time of enrolment. 

2016 Term dates:

Term 1 –     Monday 2nd February          -        Friday 15th April

Term 2 –     Monday 2nd May                   -        Friday 8th July

Term 3 -      Monday 25th July                   -        Friday 23rd September

Term 4 –     Monday 10th October           -        Wednesday 14th December

Term Two Events

Events coming up:

Monday 2nd May    -    Term 2 Begins

Monday 2nd May - Literacy Week Begins 

Monday 2nd May - Auckland Library Show

Tuesday 3rd May - Literacy Evening


Friday 6th May - Literacy Dress Up Day

Wednesday 11th May - Y1&2 Kiwiball Starts

Thursday 12th May - R15 Rongomai Stream Visit

Friday 13th May - Kiwi Volley for Y5&6 Begins

Tuesday 17th May - Extension Trip Y5&6

Friday 20th May - Navy Trip for R15 Students

Friday 3rd June - Otara Soccer School Tournament

Monday 6th June - Queens Birthday Holiday

Friday 10th June - Touch for Y5&6 Begins

Friday 10th June - (Save Date - Otara Touch Tournament)

Tuesday 14th June - League Tournamnent at Ngati Otara

Thursday 16th June - (Save Date Otara League Tournament)

Tuesday 21st June - Y5/6 Planting Trip at Rongomai Stream

Wednesday 23rd June - Wig Wednesday Cancer Awareness Day

Wednesday 23rd June - (Save Date for Y5&6 Planting Day

Monday 4th July - Other Cultures Week

Tuesday 5th July - Parent Interviews 2pm-7pm

Friday 8th July - Last day of Term 2