We are looking forward to seeing everyone again and welcoming our new students and families on Monday 4 February. The bell will ring at 8.50am for start of class. We trust everyone has had a relaxing and fun summer holiday. We hope students have been keeping up their reading as well.

School Office Hours - The school office will be open 9am - 12.30pm on the 29, 30, 31 January in the week before school starts.

New Enrolments - Please contact the office or come and see us in times shown above.

Stationery - You can collect your child’s stationery at HB Office Products, Napier, from 7th January (44 Wakefield Street, Onekawa 4110). The friendly team there will be able to help you in store or you can have your pack delivered for an extra $3.00 courier fee. You can email your order to

Donations - The BOT appreciates all donations made to the school. Funds raised this year will be used to purchase Digital Devices, Robotics, Display screens to continue strengthening digital learning environments for students. Donations can be paid at HB Office Products when collecting stationery or at the school office. All donations paid in full by 5 April go into a lucky draw for a new bike kindly sponsored by the Prescott family and “My Ride” Hastings.

School Uniform - Please ensure your child has the correct school uniform and a school sunhat. New families can purchase uniforms here at school. Please contact the office for times. Additional items can be purchased online at Academy Apparel in Palmerston North.




Starts : Monday 4 February.   Ends: Friday 12th April (10 weeks)


Starts : Monday 29th April.    Ends: Friday 5th July (10 weeks)


Starts: Mon 22rd July.   Ends: Friday 27th September (10 weeks)


Starts: Monday 14th October.  Ends: Wednesday 19th December (10 weeks)


Public holiday dates 2018

Waitangi Day: Tuesday 6 February

Good Friday:    Friday 19 April

Easter Monday:  Monday 22 April

Easter Tuesday: Tuesday 3 April (School closed)

ANZAC Day:    Wednesday 25 April

Queen's Birthday:  Monday 4 June

Hawke's Bay Anniversary date:   Friday 19 October

Labour Day:  Monday 21 October

Christmas Day:  Tuesday 25 December

Boxing Day:  Wednesday 26 December