Welcome to Whangaroa College

We provide an excellent academic programme for students who aspire to higher learning and an exciting alternative pathway for the practical contributors of our society. At Whangaroa College we understand the importance of preparing students for the real world. This real world includes higher academic performance and embraces qualities such as respect, responsibility, commitment, and perseverance hence our core values at Whangaroa College.

Friday 15th May, 2020

 

ALERT LEVEL 2 - COVID-19

 

Kia ora whanau

 

Following the Prime Ministers announcement of moving to Alert Level 2 on Thursday 14th, Whangaroa College will be open for all students on Monday the 18th May. Therefore, as the school prepares the site to welcome back students there will be no distance learning this Friday the 15th May, instead the school will be closed and teachers will be involved in a teacher only day to prepare resources and classrooms for returning students.

We understand students will be excited to see each other when they return. However, they need to manage their physical distancing and avoid close contact with each other. Teachers will support students to manage their physical distancing throughout Alert Level 2.

Furthermore, we encourage students to continue exercising basic but essential hygiene measures such as the following:

  • Hand hygiene – that is, washing hands regularly with soap and water, or cleansing with hand sanitiser. The school has hand sanitiser available in all classrooms.

  • If students are sick they must stay at home, seek medical advice and get tested if necessary for COVID-19

  • Coughing or sneezing into a tissue or your elbow and then performing hand hygiene

  • Cleaning surfaces regularly. Our cleaning contractors have cleaned the school and cleaning supplies are available for each classroom.

Further information on managing COVID-19 can be found at Health & General Advice

We will continue to keep you informed as the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health releases more information.

Click on the button below to see the Health and Safety plan we will be implementing.

Kind regards

 

Mr Jack Anderson

Principal

HELPFUL INFORMATION

CLICK ON THE LINKS BELOW

COVID19 INFORMATION

The official government page that is updated daily. 

FINANCIAL HELP

Work and Income support information.

ACCESS TO ESSENTIAL GOODS

Need help with access to essential household items, Check here or call 0800 790 791 

TIPS FOR SUPPORTING YOUNG PEOPLE

Helping young people cope during this crisis.

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Upcoming Events

2020 - Semester 1 - Term 2

TERM 2  15 April - 03 July

WEEK 8: - Alert Level 2

Monday 01 June - 05 June

Monday 01 June - Queens Birthday - No school.

WEEK 9: - Alert Level 2

Monday 08 June - 12 June

WEEK 10: - Alert Level 2

Monday 15 June - 19 June

New Junior School rotation.

WEEK 11: - 

Monday 22 June - 26 June

WEEK 12: - 

Monday 29 June - 03 July

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