Horsham Downs School

(07) 829 4700 office@horshamdowns.school.nz 4 Martin Lane, RD 1, Hamilton 3281
Welcome to Horsham Downs School

In our team this year we have Mrs Julie Herbert, Mrs Nina Tabrum, Mrs Tracey Gurnick, Mrs Joy Thompson and Mrs Bridget McLauglin


Tima Rua students are Year 3 & 4's who learn to be
Imaginative, innovative, inspirational and
Mostly working towards being
Awesome, active learners

Regular discussion with our parents and practise of              homework helps us to
Understand and consolidate what we learn each day and
Achieve success as Horsham Downs Learners



Over our two years in Tima Rua we:


  • Stay overnight at Pirongia Forest Park Lodge and climb the Ruapane track
  • Have a day camp at school 
  • Participate in the Yr 4-8 Huntly swimming sports
  • Experience PAT tests
  • Challenge ourselves in Technology tasks
  • Visit interesting places like MOTAT; Raglan; Waitomo Caves; Space Centre; Mystery Creek Museum and other relevant learning locations
  • Be a part of the HDS House system- Matai, Kauri, Totara and Rimu
  • Enjoy the Flower Day and Ag Day events
  • Compete in Speech contests
  • Participate in the ORINI sports day
  • Researching past civilisations e.g. Vikings, Aztecs, etc.
  • Participate in Athletics, Cross Country, Winter and Summer sports skills and Folk dancing



TIMA RUA is the team where children transition between learning as juniors and becoming ready to learn as seniors at Horsham Downs School