Day to Day Organisation

School Hours

  • School starts               8.50 am
  • Learning Session         9.00 -10.40  am
  • Morning Tea Break   10.40 -11.00 am
  • Learning Session        11.00 -12.30 pm
  • Lunch Break               12.30 -1.15 pm (Supervised eating from 12:30 – 12:50pm)
  • Learning Session          1.15 – 2.45 pm

Term Dates 2023

  • Term 1  Tuesday 7th February to Thursday 6th April
  • Term 2  Monday 24th April to Friday 30th June
  • Term 3  Monday 17th July to Friday 22nd September
  • Term 4  Monday 9th October to Wednesday 20th December

Public Holidays (School Closed):

  • Waitangi Day – Observed Monday 6th February
  • Good Friday – Friday 7th April
  • King’s Birthday – Monday 5th June
  • Matariki – Friday 14th July
  • Labour Day – Monday 23rd October

Absences

If for any reason your child is going to be absent from school, the school must be informed prior to 8.50 am. You can phone 06 327 8229 or text 027 758 5514.
You can also e-mail office@jamescook.school.nz
If your child is absent from school for 3 days or more a medical certificate is required.

Leaving the School Grounds During the Day

Parents/Caregivers must sign their child/ren out at the office when leaving the school grounds during school