Covid requirements

Kia ora koutou, Welcome back to Term 1 2022. There will be various changes to how we operate this year and we will be communicating these changes as required. Please read the letter below from the Board regarding the current Covid requirements. It is IMPORTANT that that you read and understand the requirements. There will…

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New COVID-19 Protection (Traffic Light) Framework

New COVID-19 Protection (Traffic Light) FrameworkYou may have heard that everyone in Aotearoa will move to the new COVID-19 Traffic Light Framework on Friday 3 December. Canterbury will be moving to Orange. For next year, we can confirm that everyone will be back onsite for learning from the start of the school year, regardless of…

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Wellness talks

Join us every Tuesday evening for the next four weeks for our series of wellness talks. Our speakers are all from within our school community and we welcome them to share their knowledge, for us to create a toolkit so that we may navigate the extraordinary times we and our families are in. Tues 16…

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Vaccination mandate and parent communication

Yesterday several of you received a message that used the school’s parent email class-lists. This message was not sent out by the school and I apologise for it appearing to be official school communication. Class secretaries use the parent email lists to send out schoolwide and teacher notices and information. The lists are not intended…

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Welcoming you back to school at Level 2

I thought today I’d reshare parts of yesterday’s update with you and include the requirements for the Kindergarten in greater detail. The staff have had a great day getting prepared for the students. As I said yesterday, we’re all really excited to welcome the students back. As parents you can support us as we return…

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Alert Level 2: Tuesday update

Level 2 … you would think we’d all be quite used to this by now, as I think this is the 4th time we’ve been in Alert Level 2 in the last 18 months.  With that said, each time we change levels, there are some changes.  With that in mind I thought it would be…

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Alert Level 2 update

I hope you’re all keeping well and finding some enjoyment during your lockdown times. It’s awesome news that we’re heading to Alert Level 2 from midnight on Tuesday. I thought it was just worth sharing a couple of messages from the latest bulletin that schools have just received. The PM said in her announcement that…

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Level 3 update

Just a short update to confirm that we are definitely moving to Alert Level 3 on Wednesday. As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, Level 3 is not that different from Level 4 for most of us. If you are an essential worker and have no alternative child care options for your children, you can send…

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Learning at Level 3

I hope you’ve all managed to have a good weekend despite the weather.  It’s been really interesting seeing my neighbourhood full of people – usually all you see are cars leaving at 7am to commute to the city. I guess there’s an upside to every situation. It’s great news that we’re moving closer and closer…

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Covid-19 Update: Level 4

Covid-19 Update: Level 4 Well, it’s not the news most of us wanted to hear (or maybe you’re loving bubble life in which case you’ve been granted a slight extension) but at least it sounds like we’re moving closer to normal. The decision to remain at Level 4 until 11.59pm Tuesday 31 August means that…

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