Whanganui Girls College

Our School

Term Dates and School Day

Term Dates and School Day

Important times during the school day:

School commences at 8.35am with form time on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday.
School commences at 8.35am with house meetings on a Thursday.

School ends at 3.05pm.

There are 5 periods of 55 minutes.

We have breaks as below:
Our long break is between 10.55am and 11.45am.
Our shorter break is between 1.45pm and 2.05pm.

Key dates for 2019

Term One

Starts Tuesday 29 January 2019 – Ends Friday 12 April 2019

**School starts on Tuesday 29 January at 9am with form time for all current students. All new students in 2019 are to meet at 9.15am on the Jones Street field opposite the main school entrance. Whanau are invited to attend the powhiri at 9.30am with their daughters.**

Key Dates for 2019

Term 1:

31 January         Year 12/13 Parent & Iwi Hui 6.00pm

15 February      Athletics Sports 8.30am Cooks Gardens

20 February      Year 9 Parent & Iwi BBQ & Hui 5.30pm

22 February      Swimming Sports 11.45am-3pm

27 February      Winter Sports Registration

27 February      Year 10 Parent & Iwi Hui 6.00pm

7 March            Year 11 Parent & Iwi Hui 6.00pm

14 March          Mufti Day (Cultural Council)

5 April              Mufti Day (School Emergency Kit)

8 April               Academic Mentoring Interviews (1-7pm)

Term 2:

8 May                Open day 10-12pm; 12.45-2.45pm; 5.30

10 May            School Cross Country

13-17 May        Diversity Week

18 May               School Ball

23-25 May          School Musical 7pm

30 May            Parent Teacher Interviews 3.30-8pm (all years)

3 June             Queen’s Birthday

4 June             Teacher Only Day includes regional moderation from 2.30pm

25 June             Mufti Day (Charity)

27-28 June        2 Day Episode

4 July              Junior Performance Showcase

Term 3:

5-9 August        Creative Arts Week

13 August         All Reports & Junior Progression Letters Issued

14 August          House Waiata Competitions Judged

15 August         Mufti Day (Sports Council)

21 August         Academic Mentoring Interviews (1-7pm) 26-30 Aug          Senior Assessment Week

2-6 Sept           Tournament Week

12 September   NCEA Option Choice Information Evening 5.30-6.30

20 September    Sports Awards Evening

Term 4:

24 October       Mufti Day (Charity)

25 October       Cultural Evening

28 October       Labour Day

4 November     Senior Study Leave Begins

7 November     NCEA Examinations Commence 19-22 Nov Year 10 Examinations

25-29 Nov        Year 10 Camp

27 Nov – 2 Dec  Year 9 Examinations

2 December      Junior Performance Showcase

5 December      Senior Prize Giving & Graduation

6 December Junior Prize Giving