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Absences

SMS: 027 202 3543 or 
absences@waitakiri.school.nz
 

Term dates & school hours

2018 TERM DATES

Term 1 - Thursday 1 February to Friday 13 April

Term 2 - Monday 30 April to Friday 6 July

Term 3 - Monday 23 July to Friday 28 September

Term 4 - Monday 15 October to Tuesday 18 December
 

2018 Public Holidays (that fall outside of school holidays)

Waitangi Day  -  6 February

Easter  - Good Friday 30 March, Easter Monday 2 April & Easter Tuesday 3 April ( a school holiday)

Queen’s Birthday  -  4 June

Labour Day  -  22 October

Canterbury Anniversary Day – 16 November




School hours
We have music (instead of bells) to indicate when students can enter and exit Learning Studios
8.30am    -  Studios open 
8.55am    -  Roll call and learning starts
10.40am  -  Morning tea break
11.00am  -  Learning resumes
12.30pm -   Lunch break
12.45pm  -  Once eaten can play when released by duty teacher
1.25pm    -  Time to pack up games/go to toilet before afternoon learning starts
1.30pm    -  Roll call and afternoon learning begins
3.00pm    -  End of school day
3.15pm    -  Clearance bell to leave school grounds