This section is particularly helpful for new families. Here you will find basic information about some of our systems and routines, such as our school buses, sports uniform and bell times. If you can't find what you are looking for please get in touch so one of our friendly and helpful staff can answer your question.
Enrolling at school
Children may start school on their 5th birthday.
New Entrant Stationery
In partnership with the Home and School, Waikaia School will provide your children with stationery
2021 Term Dates and Holidays
Term 1 - 8 February - 14 April
Term 2 - 2 May - 8 July
Term 3 - 25 July - 30 September
Term 4 - 17 October - 20 December
School Day/Bell Times
9:00-10:15 - Learning Time
10:00-10:05 - Fruit Break
10:05-11:00 - Learning Time
11:00-11:20 - Morning Tea
11:20-12:20 - Learning Time
12:20-12:30 - Fitness
12:30-1:20 - Lunch
1:20-3:00 - Learning Time
Home and School Committee
Facebook page, how to join, meetings etc fundraising
Reporting to Parents
Written reports will be sent home in Term 2 and 4. Feel free to come into the school to discuss anything with the teachers.
Please text the school or use the app to alert teachers of any absences.
Home learning is sent home nightly. Children will have daily reading and sight words/sounds/spelling to practice.
Children are asked leave their shoes outside
To be held on a Friday at 9:30
Heat ups are available. Please label these.
Shop lunch can be purchased at the Waikaia Store
Comes out once a week
After enrolling you will be able to access the school app
Sun Hats and Sunscreen
The school provides sunhats and sunscreen
SchoolDocs/School Policies & Procedures
This is an external website where all our School Policies & Procedures are kept, updated, reviewed and controlled. Here you will find information such as Health & Safety Policies, Complaints and Concerns Policy and many more. You can access the site with the following details. If you have any site or would like to request a particular document please get in touch with the Principal, a teacher or a BOT member.
www.waikaia.schooldocs.co.nz - search for Waikaia School