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We have teamed up with OfficeMax to make going back to school easy! Your child’s school stationery list is now loaded and ready for you to start shopping. You can shop online at www.myschool.co.nz/awatapu, at your local OfficeMax store or by phone.

 
 
 
 

2019 Start Dates

For a full calendar of events please click here.

Monday 28 January 
Teacher Only Day 
10.00am: Student Leader Photos (Conference Room)
11.30am-1.00pm: Year 12/13 Course Confirmation (Block 1) OR
1.30pm-3.00pm: Year 12/13 Course Confirmation (Block 2)
   
Tuesday 29 January 
Teacher Only Day 
12.30pm: Peer Support Leader Training (Gym)
 2.45pm: Powhiri Practice for Peer Support Leaders
   
Wednesday 30 January 
First Day for Year 9, New Students at Years 10-13, Peer Support Leaders & 400 Block Students
8.45am: Year 9 and New Students at Years 10-13 meet by flagpole
  Peer Support Leaders to Auditorium
9.00am: Powhiri followed by form time
11.30am: Year 9 Student ID Photos (Auditorium)
3.15pm: Students released
   
Thursday 31 January 
All Students Attend From This Date
8.45am: Year 9 Students and Peer Support Leaders to form class
  Years 10-13 Students (non Peer Support Leaders) to Gym
9.10am-10.00am: House meetings
10.00am-3.15pm: Normal timetable for all students
   
Friday 1 February 
8.45am: Year 9 Peer Support (Gym)
9.45am: Form time for all students
10.00am-3.15pm: Normal timetable for all students

 

School Holiday Closing Period

Please note, the school will be closed from Friday 14 December 2018 and will reopen Tuesday 22 January 2019. Please click here for detailed information regarding start dates for students. 

Junior Honours Awards

Junior Honours will be held on the last day of term - Friday 7 December at 12.30pm in the Gymnasium. All parents and caregivers are welcome to attend. The ceremony will conclude at approximately 1.50pm. Students will then attend a brief form time and be released from school at approximately 1.55pm.

Senior Sign Out / Late Start for Juniors

Senior Sign-Out Day is Monday 3 December. Students will report to the Gymnasium at 10.00am to complete sign out formalities. Students who have paid their fees and completed sign out will be issued a school magazine. Students will be released from school by 11.00am.

Junior students (Year 9 and 10) will start school at 11.30am on this day to accommodate Senior Sign Out. Bus students who are required to arrive at school at the usual time should report to the Library where they will be supervised until normal timetable resumes. 

Maori Education Trust Scholarships

The Māori Education Trust 2019 Scholarship Programme is now open and offers scholarships to Māori secondary school students who meet the respective scholarship’s criteria. The 2019 Secondary Scholarship Programme is made up of the following scholarships:

Year 9
• Ti Maru Māori Trust Secondary Boarding Scholarship
• Rose Hellaby Scholarship

Year 9 – 13
• Sister Anne Henry Scholarship
• Edward Carlton Holmes Memorial Scholarship

Year 12 – 13
• RJ Graham Scholarship

Year 13
• VW & LM Rosier Scholarship

Students can apply online or download an application form from www.maorieducation.org.nz. The closing date for applications is 4.30pm Friday 1 March 2019. For more information regarding these scholarships please click here