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Tuesday 24 March - Holiday Dates Brought Forward
Lisa Currie
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Tuesday 24 March - Holiday Dates Brought Forward

Kia ora Parents and Whanau - the Ministry of Education has brought forward official school 'holiday' dates, beginning Monday 30th March to Tuesday 14th inclusive. Firstly, regardless of holiday dates, the school will remain closed until further notice during the Level 4 Covid-19 lockdown stage. Secondly, teachers will be working remotely, providing resources and responding to students, for the rest of this week and then from Wednesday 15th April onwards. 

FYI the Ministry of Education have launched Learning from home and Ki te Ao Mārama two new websites to support teachers, learners, parents and whānau so that learning for children and young people can continue. The sites include resources across the age ranges. More resources will be added. The information and resources are available at https://www.learningfromhome.govt.nz/ and https://www.kauwhatareo.govt.nz/ki-te-ao-marama/

Your child's teacher has already prepared and provided multiple resources for you to acces during this home learning period. Please email your child's teacher if you have questions regarding their home learning tasks.

Although the school will be open on Wednesday 25th March (tomorrow) for children of Essential Workers https://covid19.govt.nz/government-actions/covid-19-alert-level/#essential-businesses please CONTACT THE SCHOOL TODAY, as an 'essential worker' to confirm your child will be in school on Wednesday. To note, buses will NOT be running.  The school will be completely closed from Thursday onwards for a period of at least 4 weeks. 

As the school prepares to re-open, families will be contacted about specific opening dates. 

Ngā mihi

Mark Ashcroft

Principal 

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