2013 Term Dates
Term 1: Monday 4th February - Friday 19th April
Term 2: Monday 6th May - Friday 12th July
Term 3: Monday 29th July - Friday 27th September
Term 4: Monday 14th October - Wednesday 18th December
Dates or events for Term 4
*Please note that other events may occur as we go through the term. We will always give as much notice as possible of any events coming up. It is a good idea to keep an eye on the school calendar and school dates doc.
*Week 1 Tuesday 15th Oct - Kiwiana Fun at school. 9-11am All students will be involved in a range of fun events aimed at celebrating aspects of Kiwiana (iconic aspects of life in New Zealand). Food is involved in this - TipTop ice cream cones and barbecued sausages will be offered to students who would like them. Please let us know if you do not want your child/ren to be offered this food. *Chicken sausages will be offered to the students in our hub we know are not able to eat pork or beef. They will be cooked separately from the pork sausages.
*Week 2 Monday 21 Oct School Athletics Newtown Park from 10am onwards All students will be participating in a range of athletic events (running, high jump, long jump, throwing). Year 4-6 students will be qualifying for Northern Zone Athletic events. All parents very welcome to come along and join us. Students will be travelling in buses.
*Week 2 Friday 25th Oct Raroa teacher and students visiting Year 6 students enrolled at Raroa to talk about Raroa Intermediate.
*Week 3 Monday 28th Oct School closed - Labour Day public holiday
Week 3 Friday 1st Nov School Disco *Organised by Year 5 and 6 students as a fundraising event for school camp. Koru disco: 5-6:15pm. Harakeke disco: 6 - 7:30pm.
Week 4 Fri 8th Nov School Swimming Sports 11am-1pm All parents welcome. More details closer to the time
Week 5 Mon 11 Nov Northern Zone Athletics
Week 5 Thurs 14 Nov Community Evening - Amesbury hall 5:45-7:15 pm
Week 5 Sat 16 Nov Year 5 and 6 sausage sizzle fundraiser at Bunnings in Porirua
Week 6 Wed 20th Nov Final visit to Raroa Intermediate for all Year 6 students enrolled at Raroa
Week 6 Sun 24th Nov Year 5 and 6 sausage sizzle fundraiser at Bunnings in Porirua
Week 7 Tues 26 Nov Inter-Zone Athletics
Week 8 Mon 2 Dec School End of Year Musical Celebration Amesbury Hall 5:30-7pm All students involved *Please note, this takes the place of our school learning celebration that usually happens on the last Friday of each term
Week 8 Thurs 5th Dec Overnight camp at El Rancho for Year 3 and 4 students. Teachers attending: Fiona, Amaria, Urs
Week 9 Mon 9th - Fri 13th Dec Year 5 and 6 camp to Nelson, South Island. Teachers attending: Urs, Matt, Andrea
Week 9 Thurs 12th Dec Overnight camp at El Rancho for Year 1 and 2 students
Week 10 Tues 17th Dec Year 6 Graduation Dinner 6-8pm Amesbury Hall *Please note, this will run regardless of the outcome of our recapitation proposal. The dinner will acknowledge and celebrate all Year 6 students leaving Amesbury School. If our recapitation proposal is successful and some students stay next year this dinner will be their Year 6 graduation celebration.
Week 10 Wed 18th Dec Last day of school year. School finishes at 2pm.
*Prize giving (Amesbury Awesomeness awards, individual teacher awards, Year 6 graduates) 9:45-10:30am
*School swimming picnic 10:30-2pm More details TBC all families welcome
Public Holidays when school is closed
6th June - Waitangi Day
29th March - Good Friday
1st April - Easter Monday
2nd April - Easter Tuesday
3rd June - Queen's Birthday
28th October - Labour Day
2014 Term Dates
Term 1: Monday 3rd February - Thursday 17th April
Term 2: Monday 5th May - Friday 4th July
Term 3: Monday 21st July - Friday 26th September
Term 4: Monday 13th October - Monday 15th December
Additional school closures during the 2014 academic year:
Thursday 6th February (Waitangi Day)
Monday 2nd June (Queen's Birthday)
Monday 27th October (Labour Day)