Welcome to 2019


Welcome to 2019, some information to kick start the school year.

Commencement Dates & Times

Monday 21 – Friday 25 January 

10.30am or 2.30pm: “Getting Connected” sessions in the Gibson Centre. New students learn about our network and BYOD set-up. Girls need to bring their devices. Sessions are pre-booked (refer to your information letter) or contact Anita Sawyers, Enrolments Manager on a.sawyers@rangiruru.school.nz

Wednesday 23 January

9-11.30am Form Seniors training

12-9pm Student Leadership Team training

Thursday 24 January

8.45am-4.30pm Teacher Only Day

10.30am-1.00pm Student Leadership Team Training (Boarding House)

3-5pm Boarders: Year 13 and Year 12 Peer Support Leaders report in to Boarding House

Friday 25 January

8.30am-4.30pm Teacher Only Day

8.45am-2.30pm Year 13 Welcome Back Day (HKFC) (lunchtime pizza picnic)

9am–3pm Peer Support Training

1-2.30pm Years 9-13 Subject changes (Deans’ offices)

3-6pm Boarders: New Years 7,8,9 and International Boarders report into Boarding House

Saturday 26 January 

9am-1pm All existing Boarders and those new to Years 10,11,12 report in to Boarding House (lunch and orientation)

2pm – Sunday evening Boarders’ Retreat

Monday 28 January

10am Clan Leaders Meeting

10.15am Senior Leaders Meeting

11am and after lunch Student Leadership Team Meeting

1.30-2.30pm Year 9-12 remaining subject changes with Deans

1.30-3.30pm Peer Support Training

9am-2.30pm Year 9 Orientation Day (Gibson Centre)

10am-2.30pm Year 7 Orientation Day (Gibson Centre)

10.20am Form Seniors arrive

11am-2.30pm Other new students Orientation Day (Gibson Centre)

11.30am-1.30pm School tour; Sport EXPO; BBQ lunch (provided)

1.30pm onwards, any remaining subject changes (Deans’ offices)

2.30pm School ends; “Getting Connected” mop-up session for new students (Gibson Centre)

Tuesday 29 January

8.25am All year levels “Connecting Time” (Tutor rooms)

10am Powhiri

12.45-1.35pm Carnival

3.30pm School ends

Wednesday 30 January

8.25am School begins – Connecting Time

8.25am-3.30pm Photos

12.45pm Lunch and Clubs and Activities EXPO

2.30pm School ends Years 9, 11, 12,13;

Year 10 swimming prelims (arrangements can be made for another time should girls be unable to make the afterschool session due to a prior commitment)

3.30pm School ends Years 7 and 8

Thursday 31 January

8.25am-3.30pm Normal timetable

12.45pm Lunch and Clubs and Activities EXPO

Friday 1 February

8.25-3.30pm Normal timetable

Check the School calendar for more dates click here>>

Key Dates for 2019

  • Teacher Only Days: Thursday 24 and Friday 25 January
  • Term 1: 28 Jan – 5 April
  • Term 2: 29 April – 5 July
  • Term 3: 29 July – 27 Sept
  • Term 4: 14 Oct – 4 Dec
  • Prizegiving: Wednesday evening, 4th Dec
  • Leavers’ Ball: Thursday evening, 5th Dec

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