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COVID-19 UPDATE

Kia ora

We have started into a new phase of New Zealand’s response to COVID-19 and it is very different than anything most of us have ever experienced. I wanted to reassure you that our school staff and Board of Trustees will continue to be available to support your child’s learning and wellbeing in the next weeks.

You will understand the importance of routine for your family. If your routine has been shaken up, like you’re now working from home, it’s good to structure your time. Routines are reassuring, and promote health and physical wellbeing. A school holiday version will likely look a little different, but some form of routine will still be important as we go through the lockdown period. There are links below to more wellbeing information to support your family during the lockdown.

Some good news to support you either working at home and/or studying at home - Spark, Vodafone, Vocus/Slingshot, 2Degrees and Trustpower have all advised they have removed their data caps and the possibility of any extra charges based on usage.

A big thank you to all of you for taking the lockdown so seriously. As the Prime Minister has noted staying at home will break the chain and save lives; breaking the rules could risk someone close to you and if the rules are not complied with, this could risk the lock down period being extended or could risk the virus being spread to thousands.

It's been very rewarding to see the number of students who have been joining their teachers and classmates in Google hangouts over the last few days. These hangouts will continue next term so please check your child's email for the invite. All information is available on our school website - click into class sites and look for your childs room number.

Information and resources to support wellbeing and support learning at home

Key dates reminder

26 March Alert Level 4 commenced

28 March School holidays begin

10 – 14 April Easter including the Tuesday after Easter

15 April Term 2 begins (through distance learning)

22 April Current date for ending of lockdown period

27 April ANZAC Day observed


Take care everyone, and stay well. Make the most of the opportunities to spend time with your lovelies.

Nga mihi,

Jackie Osborne.


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