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.
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 2017

Term One

Starts 30 Jan 2017 – Ends 13 April 2017 

21 February Swimming Sports 11.45am-2.30pm – whanau welcome
22 February Year 9 Parent & Iwi BBQ & Hui 5.30pm
24 February Athletics Sports 8.30am Cooks Gardens – whanau welcome
1 March Winter Sports Registration
2 March Year 10 Parent & Iwi Camp Meeting & Hui 6.00pm
9 March Year 11 Parent & Iwi NCEA Meeting & Hui 6.00pm
15 March Mufti Day (school project)
21 March Parent Teacher Interviews 3.30-6.30pm (junior school)
5 April Mufti Day (cultural council)
Year 12/13 Parent & Iwi NCEA Meeting & Hui 6.00pm
11 April Junior ASTRA Video competition judged 10.25am – whanau welcome

Term Two

Starts 1 May 2017 – Ends 7 July 2017

12 May Academic Mentoring Day 1pm-7pm
15-19 May Diversity Week
24 May Stage Challenge / Dancing With Staff Evening & Whanau Supper
31 May Mufti Day (school emergency kit)
1 June Parent Teacher Interviews 3.30-6.30pm (all years)
5 June Queen’s Birthday
6 June Teacher Only Day
15 June Sports Exchange – Ruapehu, TAS & Ohakune
21 June Open Day and Evening
22 June Sports Exchange – St Marys Diocesan
28 June Mufti Day (Charity)
29 – 30 June Two Day Episode
5 July Junior Performance Showcase and whanau supper
7 July House Stage Challenge from 12.45pm – whanau welcome

Term Three

Starts 24 July 2017 – Ends 29 September 2017

7-11 August Creative Arts Week
15 August All Reports & Junior Progression Letters Issued
16 August Mufti Day (Sports Council)
25 August Academic Mentoring Interviews (1-7pm)
28 Aug – 1 Sept Senior Assessment Week
4 – 8 Sept Tournament Week
7 September NCEA Option Choice Information Evening 5.30 – 6.30
12 September House Waiata Competitions Judged – whanau welcome
15 September Sports Awards Evening

Term Four

Starts 16 October 2017 – Ends 8 December 2017

23 October Labour Day
27 October Cultural Evening
1 November Mufti Day (Charity)
6 November Senior Study Leave Begins
9 November NCEA Examinations Commence
21 -24 Nov Year 10  Examinations
27 Nov – 1 Dec Year 10 Camp
29 Nov – 4 Dec Year 9  Examinations
4 December Junior Performance Showcase and whanau supper
7 December Senior Prize Giving & Graduation
8 December Junior Prize Giving