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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)
Labour Day  -  22 October
Canterbury Anniversary Day – 16 November

 

2019 TERM DATES
Term 1:        Thursday 31 January - Friday 12 April                               

Term 2:        Monday 29 April -  Friday 5 July                                            

Term 3:        Monday 22 July - Friday 27 September                                    

Term 4:        Monday 14 October  - Tuesday 17 December       

2019 Public Holidays (that fall outside school holidays)
Waitangi Day -  6 February
Queens Birthday - 3 June
Labour Day - 28 October
Canterbury Anniversary Day (Show Day) - 15 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 play break
10.55am -   Morning tea eating 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