2021 Start-up Information

 

The school office has re-opened. You are welcome to telephone on 03 3118888.

 

UNIFORM

  • The PTA will hold a second-hand Uniform Sale on Wednesday 20 January from 10.00am-12.00pm and 4.00pm-6.00pm. 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).

 

TIMETABLES

  • Information on making course changes was emailed out on Monday 18 January.
  • Student timetables for 2021 will be accessible on the Parent Portal once they are confirmed and published to students.

 

STATIONERY & BYOD

 

2021 Start-up Dates

 

Wednesday 20 January

PTA SECOND-HAND UNIFORM SALE

  • The PTA will hold a Second-hand Uniform Sale on Wednesday 20 January from 9.30am-12.00pm and 4.00pm-6.00pm 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.

Sunday 24 January

STUDENT LEADERSHIP CAMP

  • The Student Leadership Camp (for selected Year 13 students) will run from Sunday 24 January to Tuesday 26 January at the Boyle River Outdoor Education Centre.

Tuesday 26 January

NEW STAFF INDUCTION (from 9.00am)

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

Wednesday 27 January

(no buses)

NEW STUDENTS’ ENROLMENT

  • Enrolment of Year 9-13 students who were not able to pre-enrol before December 2020 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 18 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.

Thursday 28 January

(no buses)

TEACHER ONLY DAY 1 (all teaching staff required from 8.25am today)

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

Friday 29 January

(no buses)

TEACHER ONLY DAY 2

  • School closed today. No students attend (except those listed below). No buses operate.

 

NEW YEAR 10-13 ORIENTATION PROGRAMME (9.00am - 10.45am)

  • Students newly enrolled in Years 10-13 attend for induction and orientation activities in room M3 (the Drama Room, off the Wales Street gate).
  • No buses today. New Year 10-13 students will need to make their own travel arrangements today.

 

PEER SUPPORT LEADERS' TRAINING (from 12.00pm to 1.30pm)

  • Peer Support Leaders’ Training will occur from 12.00pm to 1.30pm.
  • No buses today. Peer Support Leaders will need to make their own travel arrangements.

Monday 1 February

(buses run as normal, for a 8.40am start)

FIRST DAY FOR YEARS 11-13

  • Year 11-13 students attend from 8.40am to 3.00pm today.
  • School uniform required.
  • Year 11-13 next attend on Thursday 4 February.
  • Buses will run at normal times from today onwards.

Tuesday 2 February

(buses run as normal, for a 8.40am start)

YEAR 9 ORIENTATION (FIRST DAY FOR YEAR 9 STUDENTS)

  • Year 9 students attend from 8.40am today.
  • Buses will run at normal times. 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.
  • 8.40am : All 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.
  • 9.20am : Year 9 Wānanga
  • 10.45am : Interval.
  • 11.15am: Year 9 Peer Support, with Peer Support Leaders. 
  • 1.20pm : Lunch.
  • 2.00pm : Year 9 Assembly in the Hall. Year 9 local (non-bus) students will be released at about 2.20pm.
  • 2.20pm : Year 9 Bus Students' Assembly in the Hall.
  • 3.00pm : Year 9 Bus students go home on the buses.

Wednesday 3 February

(buses run about 75mins earlier, for a 10.00am start on Wednesdays)

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

  • Only Year 9-10 students are at school today from 10.00am to 2.40pm.
  • Buses run as normal for a Wednesday (approximately 1 hour and 15 minutes later than other weekdays) for a 10.00am start.

Thursday 4 February

(buses run as normal, for a 8.40am start)

ALL YEAR LEVELS AT SCHOOL (ALL STUDENTS ARE ON-SITE)

  • All year levels (Year 9-13) are at school today from 8.40am to 3.00pm.

Friday 5 February

(buses run as normal, for a 8.40am start)

HOUSE SPORTS DAY

  • Information will be published to students before the day.
  • House Sports Day runs from 8.40am to 3.00pm.
Monday 8 February

WAITANGI DAY observance (school closed)

 

2021 Term Dates

 

Term 1

Monday 1 February - Friday 16 April

 

Term 2

Monday 3 May - Friday 9 July

 

Term 3

Monday 26 July - Friday 1 October

 

Term 4

Monday 18 October - Friday 10 December (to be confirmed)

 

 

 

     
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