2018 Start-up Information

 

OFFICE HOURS

  • The school office will re-open after the summer break (with limited staffing) on Monday 22 January.
  • You can telephone the school office on 03 3118888 from that date.

 

TIMETABLES

  • Year 12-13 students can assume their 2018 subjects are confirmed, unless they are emailed and invited to attend Course Confirmation Day and meet with with their Head of House or Dean on Tuesday 30 January. We anticipate emailing identifed students on Friday 26 January.
  • Year 9-11 students should not need to make course changes.
  • Note, the start of the year has changed from previous years. Curriculum classes start earlier this year on Wednesday 31 January. See the table below.
  • Student timetables will be accessible on Moodle and the Parent Portal once they are confirmed and published to students at school.

 

UNIFORM

  • The PTA will hold a second-hand uniform sale at 115 East Belt on Saturday 20 January from 9.30am to 11.30am. See the table below for more information.
  • Uniform items are available from the Uniform Shop at 115 East Belt, and online (login with student ID number). Click here to visit the online Uniform Shop.

 

STATIONERY & BYOD

 

2018 Start-up Dates

 

Saturday 20 January

PTA's SECOND HAND UNIFORM SALE

  • The PTA will hold a second-hand uniform sale on Saturday 20 January from 9.30am to 11.30am at 115 East Belt. Please note, cash sales only.
  • If you wish the PTA to sell uniform items on your behalf, please see Val Tones in the school office. She will give you a form to be completed with your contact details. The school's telephone number is 03 3118888.
  • The PTA takes a 40% commission fee which then goes back into school projects and the running of the PTA second-hand uniform shop. All uniforms must be cleaned and in good repair. We can only accept kilts and skirts that have been dry cleaned.
  • Please do not be offended if we are unable to sell items on your behalf. We are unable to mark up your garments on the day of the sale, so please get in early. Thank you for choosing to support the PTA.

Monday 22 January

SCHOOL OFFICE RE-OPENS

  • The school office will re-open today, with limited staffing. You can telephone the school office on 03 3118888.

 

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CAMP

  • The Student Leadership Camp (for selected Year 13 students) will run from Monday 22 January to Wednesday 24 January at the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre.
  • This camp is organised by our Student Leadership Co-ordinator who will provide information to those involved.
  • Please note, the bus will LEAVE school for the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre at 9.00am on Monday 22 January. Students will return at approximately 3.00pm on Wednesday 24 January.

Thursday 25 January

(no buses)

NEW STUDENTS’ ENROLMENT

  • Enrolment of Year 9-13 students who were not able to pre-enrol before November 2017 occurs at 9.00am.
  • Heads of House, Deans of House, Heads of Faculty and Curriculum Leaders will be available to assist with course selection and placement.
  • To speed up the process, Year 9-13 students who have not pre-enrolled are asked to obtain an enrolment package from the school office PRIOR to this day (the school office re-opens on Monday 22 January).
  • Please bring proof of address and birth certificate to school today.
  • Year 9-11 students new to our school must also bring their school reports.
  • Year 12-13 students new to our school must also bring their NCEA results 

 

NEW STAFF INDUCTION

  • New staff will meet in the Strachan Room (our Boardroom, upstairs in the Administration Building) from 8.20am.

Friday 26 January

TEACHER ONLY DAY (all teaching staff required from 8.20am today)

  • School closed today. No students attend. No buses operate.
  • Professional development for teaching staff until 4.30pm. 

Monday 29 January

TEACHER ONLY DAY

  • School closed today. No students attend. No buses operate.
  • Administrative meetings for teaching staff until 4.30pm.

 

PEER SUPPORT LEADERS' TRAINING

  • Peer Support Leaders’ Training will occur from 2.00pm to 3.30pm.
  • No buses today. Peer Support Leaders to make own travel arrangements.

Tuesday 30 January

(buses run as normal)

YEAR 9 ORIENTATION DAY (FIRST DAY FOR ALL YEAR 9 STUDENTS)

NEW YEAR 10-13 ORIENTATION DAY (8.45am - 11.00am)

YEAR 12-13 COURSE CONFIRMATION DAY (for invited students only)

  • New students, including Year 9 students, attend from 8.40am today.
  • Buses will run at normal times from today onwards.
  • Click here for more information on school buses, routes and times
  • Year 9 bus students should assemble at the usual school bus stop near their home (or stand on the side of the road and flag down the bus). Your Rangiora High School uniform is your "ticket" to board the bus. Your driver will welcome you and advise you of the location of the normal bus stop. Parents and caregivers are welcome to telephone our bus company, Torlesse Travel Limited, on 03 3135453 for specific pick-up locations and times.
  • 8.45am : All new students (including Year 9 students), their parents/cargivers (if they are able to attend), and all staff are involved in a mihi whakatau on the Wales Street lawn. School uniform required.
  • 9.15am : New students' assembly in the Hall until 9.30am.
  • 9.30am : Year 9 Roll Call / New Year 10-13 Orientation (until 11.00am)
  • 9.30am - 11.00am : Year 10-13 induction in room M3.
  • 10.00am - 3.15pm : Year 12-13 Course Confirmation (for invited students). Year 12-13 students who are invited to attend but do not attend to confirm their course will have their timetables cleared and will start the process again. These students may not be allocated their first subject choice.
  • 11.00am : Interval.
  • 11.30am : Year 9 Peer Support session / Year 12-13 Course Confirmation continues.
  • 1.25pm : Lunch.
  • 2.20pm : Year 9 Assembly in the Hall / Year 12-13 Course Confirmation continues. Year 9 local (non-bus) students released at 2.40pm.
  • 2.40pm : Year 9 Bus Students' Assembly in the Hall.
  • 3.15pm : Bus students go home on the buses.

 

NOTE: Parents and caregivers of Year 9 students are warmly invited to the Year 9 "Open House" shared afternoon tea on Thursday 8 February (date to be confirmed) to meet your child's teachers and network with other parents.

Wednesday 31 January

(buses run as normal)

WEEK 1 - WEDNESDAY (Classes start today, for all year levels)

  • NOTE, WE WILL RUN THE MONDAY TIMETABLE SEQUENCE TODAY
  • Form time for Year 9-13 students = 8.40am to 8.50am. Timetables issued.
  • School Assembly (for Lydiard and Ngata Houses) = 8.55am to 9.20am. Other Houses stay in Form Time.
  • Period 1 = 9.25am to 10.10am.
  • Period 2 = 10.15am to 11.00am.
Thursday 1 February

(buses run as normal)

WEEK 1 - THURSDAY

  • School Assembly (for Mansfield and Rutherford Houses) = 8.40am to 9.10am. Other Houses in Form Time.
  • Period 1 = 9.15am to 10.05am.
  • Period 2 = 10.10am to 11.00am.
Friday 2 February

(buses run as normal)

WEEK 1 - FRIDAY

  • School Assembly (for Hillary and Sheppard Houses) = 8.40am to 9.10am.Other Houses in Form Time.
  • Period 1 = 9.15am to 10.05am.
  • Period 2 = 10.10am to 11.00am.

Monday 5 February

(buses run as normal)

HOUSE SPORTS DAY

  • Buses run as normal for an 8.40am start. All students go to form time at 8.40am.
  • All students attend 8.40am-3.15pm in House coloured mufti sports clothes.
  • Sun-block, sun hat and a water bottle are required today.
Tuesday 6 February

WAITANGI DAY

  • School closed.

Wednesday 7 February

(buses run as normal)

WEEK 2 - WEDNESDAY

  • NOTE, WE WILL RUN THE MONDAY TIMETABLE SEQUENCE TODAY
  • Form time = 8.40am to 9.00am.
  • Period 1 = 9.05am to 10.00am.
  • Period 2 = 10.05am to 11.00am.

Thursday 8 February

WEEK 2 - THURSDAY

  • Form time = 8.40am to 9.00am.
  • Period 1 = 9.05am to 10.00am.
  • Period 2 = 10.05am to 11.00am.
Friday 9 February

WEEK 2 - FRIDAY

  • Form time = 8.40am to 9.00am.
  • Period 1 = 9.05am to 10.00am.
  • Period 2 = 10.05am to 11.00am.

 

2018 Term Dates

 

Term 1

Monday 29 January - Friday 13 April

 

Term 2

Monday 30 April - Friday 6 July

 

Term 3

Monday 23 July - Friday 28 September

 

Term 4

Monday 15 October - Thursday 13 December (to be confirmed)

 

The dates for the 2018 NZQA examinations have not been confirmed, but these examinations are likely to run from Friday 9 November to Friday 30 November.

 

     
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