2020 Start-up Information

 

OFFICE HOURS

  • The school office will re-open after the summer break (with limited staffing) on Monday 20 January.
  • You can telephone the school office on 03 3118888 from that date.

 

TIMETABLES

  • We anticipate emailing students to confirm courses in mid-December. Confirmed courses will be based on students' selections and fit with the timetable. We suggest you do not purchase stationery until you have received the email confirming your 2020 courses.
  • 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 on Saturday 25 January from 9.30am to 12.00pm. Their store is on the North side of the school gym (opposite the Admin building). See details in the table below.
  • New uniform items are available from the Uniform Shop, and online (login with student ID number). Click here to visit the online Uniform Shop.
  • The Uniform Shop is located at the Arlington Shopping Centre (at 29 Huntingdon Drive, Rangiora).

 

STATIONERY & BYOD

 

2020 Start-up Dates

 

Saturday 25 January

PTA SECOND-HAND UNIFORM SALE

  • The PTA will hold a Second-hand Uniform Sale on Saturday 25 January from 9.30am to 12.30pm from their store on the North side of the school's gym complex on East Belt..
  • If you have second-hand uniform to sell, please see the school office for a form to be completed with your contact details. We are keen to collect new style school uniforms only. We are no longer accepting the old uniform.
  • Cash sales only please. We will advertise the sale on the RHS Facebook page and notify of any change of venue.
  • All uniforms must be cleaned and in good repair - no underarm staining, no garments in need of mending, school kilts and skirts must be dry-cleaned. Thank you.
  • Note, the PTA takes a 40% commission fee which then goes back into school projects. Please do not be offended if we are unable to sell items on your behalf.

Monday 21 January

SCHOOL OFFICE RE-OPENS

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

Sunday 26 January

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CAMP

  • The Student Leadership Camp (for selected Year 13 students) will run from Sunday 26 January to Tuesday 28 January at the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre.
  • Students attending this camp have already been provided with information by our Student Leadership Co-ordinator.
  • Please note, the bus will leave school for the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre at 9.00am on Sunday 26 January. Students will return at approximately 3.00pm on Tuesday 28 January.

Monday 27 January

NEW STAFF INDUCTION (from 9.00am)

  • School closed today. No students attend. No buses operate.

Tuesday 28 January

(no buses)

NEW STUDENTS’ ENROLMENT

  • Enrolment of Year 9-13 students who were not able to pre-enrol before November 2019 occurs at 9.00am today in Rakahuri.
  • 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 21 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.

Wednesday 29 January

(no buses)

TEACHER ONLY DAY 1 (all teaching staff required from 8.20am today)

  • School closed today. No students attend. No buses operate.

Thursday 30 January

(no buses)

TEACHER ONLY DAY 2

  • School closed today. No students attend. No buses operate.

 

PEER SUPPORT LEADERS' TRAINING (from 2.30pm to 4.00pm)

  • Peer Support Leaders’ Training will occur from 2.30pm to 4.00pm.
  • No buses today. Peer Support Leaders to make own travel arrangements.

Friday 31 January

(buses run as normal)

YEAR 9 ORIENTATION (FIRST DAY FOR YEAR 9 STUDENTS)

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

  • New students, including Year 9 students, attend from 8.45am 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/caregivers (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 and Form Time / New Year 10-13 Orientation
  • 9.30am - 11.00am : New Student (Year 10-13) induction in room M3.
  • 11.00am : Interval. New students in Year 10-13 are released.
  • 11.30am: Year 9 Peer Support, with Peer Support Leaders. 
  • 1.25pm : Lunch.
  • 2.20pm : Year 9 Assembly in the Hall. Year 9 local (non-bus) students will be released at about 2.40pm.
  • 2.40pm : Year 9 Bus Students' Assembly in the Hall.
  • 3.15pm : Bus students go home on the buses.

Monday 3 February

(buses run as normal)

YEAR 9-10 ORIENTATION (FIRST DAY FOR YEAR 10 STUDENTS)

  • Only Year 9-10 students are at school today.
  • Form time at 8.40am.

Tuesday 4 February

(buses run as normal, not a 'late start' Tuesday)

ALL YEAR LEVELS AT SCHOOL (FIRST DAY FOR YEAR 11-13 STUDENTS)

  • All year levels (Year 9-13) are at school today.
  • Form time at 8.40am. Form rooms will be published in the Hall windows.

Wednesday 5 February

(buses run as normal)

HOUSE SPORTS DAY

  • Information will be published to students before the day.
Thursday 6 February

WAITANGI DAY (school closed)

Friday 7 February

(buses run as normal)

FRIDAY

  • Form time at 8.40am.
  • Note, this is the reserve day for House Sports Day.

 

2020 Term Dates

 

Term 1

Friday 31 January - Thursday 9 April

 

Term 2

Tuesday 28 April - Friday 3 July

 

Term 3

Monday 20 July - Friday 25 September

 

Term 4

Monday 12 October - Friday 11 December (to be confirmed)

 

The 2020 NZQA examinations are likely to run from Friday 6 November to Thursday 3 December.

 

 

     
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