After School Arrangements
An explanation regarding any change to your child’s after school routine is essential to safeguard the children. Please phone the school on 09 439 1802 or email to [email protected]
Are a continual problem. Please check your child’s hair regularly. Please advise children not to play with each others hair. Please note head lice is not a justified reason for absence from school.
All children, regardless of what they say, will have homework from Monday to Thursday. Parents are asked to encourage and monitor the Homework Programme. Any concerns need to be addressed to the classroom teacher.
Is available after school from 2.45pm to 4.00pm – Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays.
Homework is set each week and students are required to complete it to the best of their ability. The routine and structure of homework is an important discipline, and one the staff encourage.
Leaving the School Grounds
Students leaving the school grounds during the school day must be accompanied by an adult. This includes students attending the Medical Centre at the Coronation Hall. This procedure has been introduced to ensure our students are kept safe.
Students going home for lunch will require a lunch pass.
Please send a note to school if you wish your child to go home for lunch.
Open Door Policy
Parents are welcome into the school at any time. We encourage parents to be part of your child’s education. However, please call into the Office first, to notify your presence in the school.
Is patrolled by parents and senior students before school and directly after school. The road can be very busy and dangerous at these times, so we would appreciate parents being positive role models by using the crossing also.
The stationery can be purchased online at http://nzschoolshop.co.nz Students will need to purchase stationery as soon as possible, so that the classroom learning programmes can begin. We do have a limited supply of stationery items, for sale, at school.
Students are required to wear a sunhat Term 1 and term 2. We operate a policy that if a child is not wearing a sun hat then they will play in the shade. Suntan lotion is recommended.
Technology lessons for Year 7 and 8 students are held during term 1 & 2 at the Dargaville Intermediate School.