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The School Day

It is important that student’s attend school regularly, ideally arriving at school between 8.30 and 8.50 am.

School Hours

9.00 amSchool starts
11.00 am – 11.30 amMorning interval
12.40 pm – 1.15 pmLunch playtime
1.15 pm – 1.30 pmLunch eating
3.00 pm School finishes


Phone 5440858 and leave a message on our absentee line which is available 24hrs a day, 7 days a week.
or text 0274191314
or email Absentees –

In all cases please include your child’s name, room number and the reason for their absence together with your name.


  • There will be no reply to your text message from the school.
  • All children should be at school ready to start the school day before the 9am bell
  • If your child arrives at school after 9am, they need to report to the office to sign in and receive a PINK (Late) slip. This PINK (Late) slip is given to their teacher to say that your child was LATE to school
  • If your child leaves early from school, you need to report to the office, sign them out and take a GREEN slip to their teacher to say that your child is OUT of school.
  • If you need to pick up your child before 3pm, please report to the office to collect a green early pick up slip BEFORE collecting your child from the classroom. The early pick up slip is to be given to your child’s teacher.


Term Dates for 2024

Term 1 Thursday 1 February – Friday 12 April (Thurs 1 is meet the teacher re below)
Term 2Monday 29 April – Friday 5 July
Term 3Monday 22 July – Friday 27 September
Term 4Monday 14 October – Thursday 19 December

Public Holidays / Teacher Only Days

Teacher call back day – Tuesday 30 January – school closed
Teacher call back day – Wednesday 31 January – school closed  
Open day (Whanau conferences) – Thursday 1 Februaryschool closed
Waitangi Day – Tuesday 6 February – school closed
Easter – Friday 29 March – Tuesday 2nd April – school closed
Teacher only day – Friday 12 April – school closed
Kings Birthday – Friday 3 June – school closed
Matariki – Friday 28 June – school closed
Teacher only day – Tuesday 29 October – school closed
Labour Day – Monday 28 October – school closed  
Last Day – Thursday 19 December – school finishes at 12.00pm