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International Starting Information 2023

International Starting Information Term 1, 2024

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

An Orientation Programme will be held on Thursday 25 January and Friday 26 January .

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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 at orientation day.

The International Team

Westlake girls high School

Term Dates 2024

Term 1: Tuesday 30 January – Friday 12 April

Monday 29 January Auckland Anniversary (school closed)
Tuesday 6 February Waitangi Day (school closed)
Friday 29 March Good Friday (school closed)
Monday 1 April Easter Monday (school closed)
Tuesday 2 April Easter Tuesday (school closed)
Thursday 25 April ANZAC Day (in Term One break)

Term 2: Monday 29 April – Friday 5 July

Monday 3 June King’s Birthday (school closed)
Friday 28 June Matariki (school closed)

Term 3: Monday 22 July – Friday 27 September

Term 4: Monday 14 October – Wednesday 11 December

Monday 28 October Labour Day (school closed)
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