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Key Dates

Term Dates 2020

Term 1:
Wednesday 29 January – Thursday 8 April
Monday 27 January Auckland Anniversary Day (school closed)
Thursday 6 February Waitangi Day (school closed)
Friday 10 April Good Friday (school closed)
Monday 13 April Easter Monday (in the school holidays)
Monday 27 April ANZAC Day observed (school closed)

Term 2:
Tuesday 28 April – Friday 3 July
Monday 1 June Queen’s Birthday (school closed)

Term 3:
Monday 20 July – Friday 25 September

Term 4:
Monday 12 October – Wednesday 9 December
Monday 26 October Labour Day (school closed)

Starting Information Term 1 2020

Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students start school on Wednesday 29 January: Students new to the school at Years 10, 11, 12 and 13 go to the covered courts at 8.45am. All Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students that attended Westlake Girls High School in 2019 are to go to their 2019 Form Class rooms at 9.30am.

All students will be released at approximately 11.30am. School buses have not been requested to operate for this day. There will be no classes for Year 10, 11, 12 and 13 students on Thursday 30 January.

Year 9 students start school on Thursday 30 January at 8.45am. This is an Orientation Day and they should gather at the Covered Courts for a welcome assembly and to be divided into their Form Classes. Students will not need to bring their full range of stationery for the first day but should bring their laptop.

The first day of teaching for all students is Friday 31 January.

The new 2020 Period Timetable is below:

PeriodMonday
Day 1
Day 6
Tuesday
Day 2
Day 7

Wednesday
Day 3
Day 8

Thursday
Day 4
Day 9
Friday
Day 5
Day 10
Form Time / Assembly8.50am – 9.15am8.50am – 9.05am

Late Start Form Time 9.35am – 10am 

Warning Bell at 9.30am

8.50am – 9.05am8.50am – 9.15am
Period One9.15am – 10.05am9.15am – 10.05am9.15am – 10.05am9.15am – 10.05am
Period Two10.05am – 11.05am10.05am – 11.05am10.05am – 11.05am10.05am – 11.05am10.05am – 11.05am
Morning Tea 11.05-11.30am (Warning bell at 11.25)
Period Three11.30am – 12.25pm11.30am – 12.25pm11.30am – 12.25pm11.30am – 12.25pm11.30am – 12.25pm
Lunch 12.25pm – 1.20pm (Warning bell at 1.15pm)
Period Four1.20pm – 2.15pm1.20pm – 2.15pm1.20pm – 2.15pm1.20pm – 2.15pm1.20pm – 2.15pm
Period Five2.15pm – 3.15pm2.15pm – 3.15pm2.15pm – 3.15pm2.15pm – 3.15pm2.15pm – 3.15pm

Important Dates in Term 1

Monday 13 January School Office opens
Monday 27 January Auckland Anniversary
Wednesday 29 January Years 10, 11, 12, 13 at school
Thursday 30 January Year 9 students Orientation Day
Friday 31 January First day of teaching (full school)
Thursday 6 February Waitangi Day (school closed)
Tuesday 11 February ID and class photos
Wednesday 12 February ID and class photos
Wednesday 12 February New parents information evening
Friday 14 FebruarySwimming Sports (participants only)
Friday 21 FebruaryAthletics Day (all school)
Friday 27 MarchProgress Reports issued (all years)
Thursday 2 AprilReport Evening 1 (4-7pm)
Tuesday 7 AprilReport Evening 2 (4-7pm)
Thursday 9 ApriTerm Ends