We welcome parents to come into the school gates, as the first teacher of your child.
Interval is 11-11.45am. The children sit to eat their morning tea then they have play time.
Lunchtime is 1.15-2pm. The children eat their lunch sitting with their class for 10-15 minutes, then have time to play.
We have a school uniform and all students are required to wear this daily. Uniforms are available from the Warehouse at Takanini Village.
A sports uniform in required for students Year 3 and above.
The school may have a limited supply of various items and sizes of uniform items – inquiry at the office.
School hats and caps are sold at the school office.
Shoes are required – these must be black, leather look with socks or black sandals in the summer months.
School hats are compulsory in Terms 1 & 4. (will continue to be available for purchase from the School Office)
Students are not permitted to use cellphones at school, if your child brings a cellphone to school they should hand it in to the school office for safe keeping during the day.
Electronic devices, toys etc are not permitted at school.
The school accepts no responsibility for the safety of valuable articles at school.
Stationery for each year group is supplied by the school.
If the event of you running late we would recommend you “arrange a place to meet” with your child.
To leave an urgent message, either phone the office (before 2pm) or contact the office staff to pass on a message. (students are often involved in activities outside their classroom in the afternoons and it is not always possible to pass on a message)
Please drop lunches, and any other items you want to pass on to your child, at the office for collection by your child.
All students are informed in the last week of the school year and have an opportunity to visit that class and meet their new teacher for the next year.
Most concerns can be resolved informally by discussions with the people concerned – please see flowchart below: