School Information


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. 




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