The school year is divided into four school terms, generally 10 weeks long. There are minor variations in dates of holidays and terms from year to year.
08.40am First bell rings – children to class
08.50am Second bell rings - children in class ready for day to begin
10.30am Morning Interval
10.50am Morning Interval ends
12.30pm Lunch Hour begins
01.30pm Lunch Hour ends
02.55pm School day ends
It is important for children to be at school before the first bell to prepare for the day and talk with their teacher and fellow classmates.
SCHOOL TERM DATES 2021
Term 1 - Thursday 4 February - Friday 16 April
Term 2 - Monday 3 May - Friday 9 July
Term 3 - Monday 26 July - 1 October
Term 4 - Monday 18 October - Thursday 16 December
Our teacher only days this year are:
Friday 4 June
Friday 22 October
These days line up with HVHS teacher only days which may be of help to you as well as being the Friday prior to Queen’s Birthday holiday and Labour Day enabling a long weekend for everyone.
The School is divided into four syndicates:
Kororā : Year 0/1/2
Tūī : Year 3/4
Kererū : Year 5/6
Kāhu : Year 7-8