2023 Term Dates
Tuesday 7th February to Thursday 6th April
Wednesday 26th April to Friday 30th June
Monday 17th July to Friday 22nd September
Monday 9th October to Wednesday 13th December
2024 Term Dates
Tuesday 30th January to Friday 12th April
Monday 29th April to Friday 5th July
Monday 22nd July to Friday 27th September
Monday 14th October to Thursday 12th December
If you are late to school – up to 9.15 in the morning, go to the KHCL foyer to sign in. Please state your reason and/or show your note.
If you arrive later in the day go to the main office and sign in at reception.
To leave school during the day we require notification from your parent/caregiver. This can be a phone call, email or note.
- Get permission from a senior leadership team member in the admin corridor
- Sign out in the book at reception.
- If returning to school following an appointment sign back in at the office.
To report an absence the parent or caregiver can :
- call the main office on 09 815 6730, then press 1
- Use the SchoolApp Absentee function;
- email the school office email@example.com
Absentee notifications should be submitted as early as possible.
If you are feeling unwell or have had an accident or suffered an injury, you must see a nurse in the first instance.
You will need a note from your teacher if you need to see the nurse during class time.
We have two nurses, a part-time physiotherapist, and counsellors located in Waiora (Student Services Centre), who will contact parents/caregivers if deemed necessary. Students should not contact their parents directly during class time.
Longer planned absences (more than three days),should be advised in advance by parents/caregivers to a student’s Head of House, with the admin office copied into notifications. For absences in excess of 5 days a request in writing must also be submitted to the principal.
We may request a medical certificate for absences due to sickness or injury which exceed 3 days.
The school has a mobile app for news and events, daily notices and other important school messages. Use the app to notify us of absences, access the parent/student portal and check key dates. Receive alert messaages instantly for your chosen groups. See here on how to download the app.
We have an expectation that students put their phones in their bags during class time. If you need to urgently contact students during class please ring the school office. Otherwise students will be able to check their phones during breaks (from 10.30-11am and 1-1.40 pm). Students should NOT be using phones to contact their parents/caregivers during class.
A username and password is generated for the parent portal and sent to caregivers of new students at the beginning of the year. Students are given their username and password by their head of house (HOH) and/or whānau teacher at the beginning for the year. Caregivers and students can change their password if they wish to.