International Starting Information 2023

International Starting Information Term 1, 2023

We are looking forward to welcoming our international students in Term 1 2023.

A two-day Orientation Programme will be held on Thursday January 26th 2023 from 9am – 3.15pm and Friday January 27th 2023 from 9am – 3.15pm

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Members of the International Team will meet new international students in the Events Centre Foyer at this time.  (This is accessed by the entrance on Wairau Rd.)

The following activities covered will include:

  • Welcome to Westlake Girls High School
  • Meeting the International Team and International Prefects
  • School Tour
  • Settling in New Zealand
  • The local area
  • New school experience and school expectations
  • Homestay Information
  • Timetables and subject confirmation

What students need to bring with them on this day

Students need to wear their school uniform for our Orientation days.

Students should bring their passport and a copy of their student visa.

Students should have a packed lunch, a drink, and some snacks for the morning tea break.

We look forward to meeting you on January 26th for our first orientation day.

The International Team

Westlake girls high School

International@westlakegirls.school.nz

Term Dates 2023

Term 1:
Tuesday 31 January – Thursday 6 April
Monday 6 February – Waitangi Day (school closed)
Friday 7 April – Good Friday (school closed)
Monday 10 April – Easter Monday in the school holidays
Tuesday 11 April – Easter Tuesday in the school holidays

Term 2:
Monday 24 April – Friday 30 June

Monday 24 April – Teacher Only Day
Tuesday 25 April – Anzac Day (school closed)
Monday 5 June – King’s Birthday (school closed)
Friday 14 June – Matariki celebration (school closed)

Term 3:
Monday 17 July – Friday 22 September

Term 4:
Monday 9 October – Monday 11 December
Monday 23 October  – Labour Day (school closed)