Pukekohe North School Important Operations:
Our school expects at least a 90% attendance rate from each child. This equates to having no more than 4 days away from school per term (unless the child is very unwell OR unexpected whanau circumstances prevent attendance)
If the child is going to be away from school please ring the school office (238-85520) and inform our office staff who will update our Student Management System.
BIBLE IN SCHOOLS:
Our Year 2-6 students receive Bible in Schools tuition on Tuesdays for 30 minutes per week. These sessions are taught by trained tutors from local churches.
Should you wish to withdraw your child from these sessions, please inform our school office staff.
The teacher will organise other activities for the child to be involved with during the session duration.
Our 2017-2019 Board of Trustees are:
Denise Proctor – Chair
Selina Brown –Trustee
Raemon Matene –Trustee
Vince Hapi – Seconded Trustee
Wendy Rathjen – Staff Representative
The BoT meets monthly on the Wednesday the closest to the 20th of the month.
Meetings generally commence at 4.00.p.m. and conclude at 6.00.p.m.
All meetings take place in the staffroom.
Free breakfast is available in our school hall daily from 7.30-8.30.a.m.
Students can choose from cereals, toast, porridge and milo.
Please see the School Calendar for day by day, week by week, term by term school timetable of important dates and events.
School lunches can be purchased from the dairy opposite the kura BEFORE lessons commence each day.
Just inform the shopkeepers what you would like to buy, the child’s name and room number and the orders will be delivered to classes by 12.50.p.m.
We also supply free lunches daily. Students just need to record their names and class numbers on the lunch book that is circulated each morning.
Students will all receive free milk and fruit each day at 10.50.a.m.
School commences at 8.50.a.m.
Block 1 = 8.50-10.50.a.m.
Morning Tea = 10.50-11.00.a.m. – Kai Time
Interval = 11.00-11.20.a.m.
Block 2 = 11.20.a.m. -12.50.p.m.
Lunch = 11.50-1.00.p.m. – Kai Time
Interval = 1.00 – 1.40.p.m.
Block 3 = 1.40-2.40.p.m.
TERM DATES 2018:
Term 1 = Wednesday 31 January - Friday 13 April 2018
Term 2 = Monday 30 April – Friday 6 July 2018
Term 3 = Monday 23 July – Friday 28 September 2018
Term 4 = Monday 15 October – Friday 14 December 2018
UNIFORMS AND STATIONERY:
The Pukekohe North School Uniform is supplied by SAS Sportswear and is available from the school via an order form. Allow 3-4 days for the uniform to arrive.
Stationery can be purchased from school or from any stockist.
Kia Ora Tatou,
We are looking forward to Friday 14 May at 10.00.a.m. when our Kapa Haka Group perform at the Regional Competitions at Kia Aroha College in Clover Park.
The word is get there early for the performance. Our students are leaving 2 hours ahead of stage time to ensure our kura rumaki students are front and centre for our team's performance.
A reminder that our kura will be closed NEXT Friday 21 May for a Teacher Only Day, as our Teachers have Professional Development on the teaching of Mathematics.