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Information for the first week back at school

Kia ora whānau and caregivers of all our students,

We hope you have all had a relaxing holiday and have begun the new year feeling recharged. We are looking forward to seeing students return to school next week. 

Please note the dates and times below for the first few days. Students should also make sure they have all their stationery by the first day. Lists can be found on our site:

Monday 29 January — Year 9 and international students only
Students should bring pens, an exercise book and lunch.

  • 8.45am Year 9 Pōwhiri at Taraika + Orientation Day 1
  • 9.30am International students arrive
  • 3.20pm Students dismissed 

Tuesday 30 January — Year 9, international students and new Year 10-13 students
Students should bring a computer, pens, an exercise book and lunch.

  • 8.45am New Year 10-13 and international students Pōwhiri and orientation; Year 9 and Orientation Day 2 programme
  • 1.00pm  New Year 10-13 students dismissed
  • 3.20pm Year 9 dismissed

Wednesday 31 January — All students
Students should bring computer, stationery and lunch. The cafeteria will also be open.

  • 8:45am Year 9 Option classes commence
  • 8.45am Year 10 assembly in Riley Centre
  • 10:00am Year 11-13 Senior assembly in Riley Centre, then move to rōpū classes
  • 10:00am Year 10 move to rōpū classes
  • 11.20am All school on normal timetable from period 3
  • 3.20pm Students dismissed

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your student’s Dean. Contact details for the Deans can be found on our site:

Best wishes to all of you for another exciting and productive year.


Ngā mihi nui