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Guidelines for rostering home Y11-13 (April 11- 14)

As expected, cases of Omicron have caused additional pressure on staffing. To enable the college to stay open for instruction, the following year groups(s) will be rostered home between 11 - 14 April. This will be reviewed on Friday 29 April.

Roster for week 11       (11 - 14 April)

        Monday 11 April                     Year 13 will learn from home

        Tuesday 12 April                     Year 12 will learn from home

        Wednesday 13 April                Year 12 will learn from home

        Thursday 14 April                     Year 11 will learn from home

        Friday 15 April                         Public holiday - Good Friday 

        Term 2 Begins                            2 May 

Year 9 and 10 will continue with their normal timetable at the college between 11 - 14 April

General Expectations

  1. Put your health and your family first. If you are feeling unwell or are sick, please stay home. Get tested and follow the Ministry of Health guidelines

  2. If you have been advised to stay home by a health professional, are self isolating or choosing to not attend school under the red light protection framework, please inform the school as soon as possible. This is so your teacher can prepare your work online, using our consistent digital platform - google classroom.

  3. If you have been advised to stay at home by the college, please learn from home and do not access the college grounds until the end of the allocated period. Your attendance will be justified by the college.

Remote Learning

When learning from home, please follow the guidelines below:

  1. You are expected to login to your google classrooms each day as per your timetable

  2. Check your college emails at least once a day and reply if necessary 

  3. We will use one consistent platform (Google Classrooms) for sharing learning activities and zoom links

  4. Continue with your assessment work as much as possible. Please don’t stress about NCEA - we will be responsive to your needs as a learner 

  5. Learning will be communicated using google classroom, your college Gmail and at times Zoom. Please ensure you have access to all these facilities on your personal device

  6. Currently, you will not be issued with a device unless you meet our criteria. Priority will be given to those isolating for extended periods of time. 

  7. Learning resources should be collected from classrooms PRIOR to the roster date above

When learning from home, you will NOT need to attend your whanau lesson online

Key Links

Contact Information for students

  • First point of call → contact the office 376 1100.

  • Concerned about your specialist subject → contact your subject teacher via Google classroom.

  • Personal concerns about progress or achievement → contact your whanau teacher or subject teacher via email or Google classroom

  • Concerned about your wellbeing → Contact your Dean via the College website

  • If you are already working with a guidance counsellor please continue to do so remotely via email: [email protected] 

  • Concerned about your Health contact Healthline: 

    • Coronavirus related 0800 358 5453

    • General Health related 0800 611 116

We understand that these are extremely trying and difficult times. Our school continually works with the guidelines stipulated by the Ministry of Health and Education, to keep our staff, students and wider whanau, as safe as possible.

Despite the rise in numbers of cases, it is really important that all children who can come to school do attend school regularly. Thank you for your understanding and your patience.

He waka eke noa - we are all in this together.

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